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GENEALOGIES 



MASSACHUSETTS FAMILY, 

Descendants of Robert Stiles of Rowley, Mass. 

1659-1891. 

AND THE "X~ 

DOVER, N. H., FAMILY, 

Descendants of William Stiles of Dover, N. H, 

1702-1891. 



BY 

MRS. MARY STILES (PAUL) GUILD, 

OF LYNN, MASS. 



With a Prefatory Chapter on the Origin of the Family and Name; and 
an Appendix on the Family in England.'^ 

BY 

HENRY R. STILES, A. M„ M. D. 





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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS. 



Portrait — The author, Mrs. Mary Stiles (Paul) Guild, 

" Family of Cornelius C. and Cornelia (Phelps) Stiles 

" Josiah Stiles, 

" Dea. David Stiles, 

Hon. William H. Stiles, 
" William Stiles Loomis, 
" Col. John Wesley Stiles, 
" Jeremiah Stiles, Jr., 

Mrs. Sarah B. (Stiles) Wood 

Capt. Kimball H. Stiles, 
" Valentine L. Stiles, . 
" Jared Stiles, 
" Dwight Stiles, 



and great-grandchild 



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" 425 
" 495 

521 




PREFATORY NOTE. 



In 1863 there was published a small quarto of forty-eight 
pages (including six pages of prefatory matter) entitled " Con- 
tributions Towards a Genealogy of the (Massachusetts) Family 
of Stiles, Descended from Robert of Rowley. 1659-1860. 
By Henry R. Stiles, M. D.," of which Dr. Stiles said in the 
preface : " The materials of the following Family Memoir were 
accumulated many years ago while the author was engaged in 
compiling the genealogy of the Connecticut Family of Stiles 
(between which and the Massachusetts Family no connection has 
yet been proved — M. S. P. G.), which was published in 1859." 

This little work came into my hands in 1882, soon after I 
had begun my investigations of Stiles history, and, although 
not free from errors, has been of great assistance to me in many 
ways. Perhaps it may justly be called the foundation on 
which the present volume was built. 

On our first acquaintance, in 1882, Dr. Stiles informed me 
of his intention of publishing at some future time a new his- 
tory of the Stiles Family, and kindly offered to include in it 
my collections relating to the Massachusetts Family. 

In 1883, 1884 and 1885 Dr. Stiles issued circulars announc- 
ing his intention of publishing a new History of the Stiles 
Family in England and America, complete, in an octavo vol- 
ume of not less than 300 pages, and in December, 1885, the 
first signature was printed. At this time no adequate idea of 
the size of the Massachusetts Stiles Family had been obtained. 

I was myself entirely ignorant in regard to preparing work 
for the press. I could, therefore, form no estimate as to the 
space my part of the Stiles history would require. 



vi Prefatory Note. 

Dr. Stiles was aware that I had a manuscript of nearly one 
thousand pages, but it was expected that on being submitted 
to him for examination it would have to be cut down greatly 
and reduced in various ways, and doubtless it might have been 
somewhat reduced and otherwise improved could it have 
received his careful editing. This, however, has not been pos- 
sible, as his time and attention for the last six years have been 
entirely occupied by other matters. 

When I came fully to understand that the original plan for 
publication could not be realized, the idea of dividing the work 
and publishing it in two volumes, separately, if necessary, sug- 
gested itself. I was anxious that the results of my many years' 
labor should be got into print and thus secured against destruc- 
tion. This has been accomplished ; and, although the book in 
its literary features clearly shows the lack of proper editing, 
and in other respects the hand of a novice, I trust that it will 
be accepted for what it is really worth, for I believe that it will 
be found to possess the two essentials to such a work — 
thoroughness and accuracy. 

In gathering the materials for the work I have spared neither 
labor nor expense. Over five hundred dollars have been ex- 
pended, thousands of letters have been written, and large 
numbers of town and family histories have been examined. 
No remuneration is expected. It has been a labor of love ; 
and, in the hope that it may prove of interest and value to the 
members of the family traced in its pages, the book is affec- 
tionately presented to the Massachusetts Family of Stiles 
By the author, 

Mart Stiles (Paul) Guild. 

Lynn, Mass., November, 1891. 



STILES GENEALOGY. 

The Remote Origin of the Name and Family of Stiles. 

By HENRY R. STILES, A. M., M. D. 



The Stiles family is of Anglo-Saxon origin. If other fam- 
ilies claim that their ancestors "came into England with 
William the Conqueror," ours may rest assured that it was 
in Britain ~before the Conquest. 

This is evident from the name, and from the most ancient 
localities of the families which bore it. 

First, as to the name. Lower, in his English Surnames 
(p. 84), mentions " among names which describe the nature or 
situation of the original bearer's residence, such as Hill, Dale, 
Wood," etc., that of STILE, STYLES, given in the old Sub- 
sidy Roll of the Rape of Lewes, Co. Sussex, 1*296, as " Will 
at Stighele" and "Rich atte Stighele."* ' 

A writer in the Sussex Archeological Collections (vol. ii, p. 
292) says : " The word ' atte ' or ' ater,' as it is sometimes 
written, seems, in all cases, to denote the dwelling-place, as in 
the names reduced to modern spelling, in towns, at the steeple, 
at the stair, ' at the style,' " etc. The same authority (p. 292), 
says: The Saxon "Stighele means at the style, or steps, or 
rising path." So that " Will " or " Rich " " atte Stighele," 
simply designates a certain William and Richard who lived 

Style (Latin stylus, stilus, for stiglus, from a root stig, to pique, which 
is in stimulus, for stigulus, needle, &c.) — Larousee's Grand Dictionnaire 
Universal, p. 1158. 

Style (Fr. style. It. stile. Sp. and Pg. estilo. Lat. and Gr. stylus, 
stilus, a pillar, a style or writing instrument). — Webster's Diet. 



2 Stiles Genealogy. 

near a stile, a primitive and simple method of distinguishing 
individuals at a period when family surnames were not as 
common as they now are. Thus, by use and in course of time, 
William at the Style became William Stile.* 

" From Stile was formed Styleman," also says Lower (p. 90), 
and it is not improbable that Still is another form of the namef 
as also Styel, Styell4 

Second, as to locale of the Stiles family in England. This, 
as evidenced by the historical memoranda which we have ac- 
cumulated in the following pages, was principally — if not 
altogether — in the south-eastern corner of England, viz., in 
the present counties of Suffolk, Norfolk, Kent, Essex, Sussex 
and Northampton. This was the very portion of the original 
Britain which was first conquered (A. D. 449-450) by the 
hordes of Jutes, Engles and Saxons, who swarmed over from 
the European mainland, and finally coalesced (A. D. 829) under 
King Ecgberght, and as the English people, occupying what 
since has been known as England — (i. e., the land of the 
Engles — our Fatherland). 

But, for the real fatherland of the English race, and, of 
course, for that of the Stiles name and family, we must look 
still further away, beyond England itself. 

If the reader will consult a map of Northern Europe, he 

*" Stile" seems used by Chaucer in an extended sense, as in some 
measure representing the country, in contrast with "street," which is used 
to represent the town: 

" Is it swiche peril with him for to mete, 
I shal him seke by stile and eke by strete." 

—Par doner e^s Tale, 126. 

— Sussex Arch. Coll., vol. viii, p. 188. 

f In the History of the University of Cambridge, by Edm'd Carter, pub. 
1735, mention is made (p. 444) of John Styll, B. D. 1570, Fellow of 
Christ's Coll., as among the Preachers of Cambridge. "The first design 
of these Preachers was to instruct the ignorant, not only in and about 
Cambridge but in many other places; but afterwards learned Ministers 
being appointed in all places to instruct the unlearned, they are now, by 
their office, to preach a Latin Sermon called Goncio ad Glerum, before the 
University, the Day before the Term begins; and others in English, at ap- 
pointed Times, before that learned Body, in the Church of Great St. Marie's 
in Cambridge." John Still (probably the same) is also mentioned (p. 411) 
as one of the Vice-Chancellors of the University of Cambridge in 1575. 
He was then of St. John's College. He is also biographized in Thomas 
Fuller's Worthies of England (vol. ii, p. 12, edition of 1816). 

\ May not Stoyell also be still another form of the same name ? — M. S. P. 
Guild. 



Origin of the Name and Family. 3 

will there see this remoter fatherland. In the fifth century, 
A. D., the northern portion of the peninsula now known as 
Jutland, and which divides the North sea or German ocean from 
the Baltic sea, was occupied by a warrior tribe called Jutes, who 
were probably akin to the race that was fringing the opposite 
shores of Scandinavia and settling among the Danish isles. 

From the south of the same peninsula of Jutland, the tribe 
of Saxons spread over the sand-flats of Holstein, and along 
the marshes of Friesland and the Elbe. And between the 
Jutes and Saxons, in the very heart of the peninsula, was a dis- 
trict which we now call Sleswick, but which was then known 
as Angeln, or the Englesland. 

These three tribes were so closely united as to be known by 
neighboring people under the common name of Englishmen, 
a name which indicates also the Angles as being at the time 
when their history opens to us, the most powerful of the 
three. 

It was by successive invasions of these closely related tribes 
that the eastern and south-eastern parts of Britain were first 
permanently occupied and ultimately made England. First, 
about 449-450, A. D., the Jutes, under their ealdormen (earls), 
Hengest and Horsa, invaded and held what is now known as 
the county of Kent. Their success invited a mightier foe to 
the work of invasion — the freebooter Saxons, from the Fries- 
land and Holstein shores — pirates, whose long pillaging and 
ravaging of the eastern shore of Britain from the Wash to the 
Solent gave it the name of " the Saxon shore." In 477, bands 
of these pirates made a landing, which became the basis of a 
permanent occupation of that district now known as the shires of 
Norfolk and Suffolk, and gave to the foreigner the whole shore 
of Britain, from the Wash to Southampton water. Then 
(500-570, A. D.) the Engles, most powerful of all, slowly but 
steadily pressed forward and occupied Mid-Britain from the 
Humber to the Forth. From the desert state of the district 
from which the Engles came on the mainland, as men saw 
it hundreds of years afterwards, it would seem that, unlike 
their Saxon neighbors, the bulk of whom remained in their 
own homesteads, the whole Engle people must have forsaken 
their earlier seats for the soil of Britain. Such a transfer only 
would sufficiently account for the wide area of their conquests 
in .Britain ; and for the fact that their name eventually ab- 



4 Stiles Genealogy. 

sorbed that of the Jutes and Saxons, and stamped itself on the 
people which sprang from the union of the conqueror, as in 
the lands which they won. 

Concerning this conquest, J. Richard Green, thus speaks in 
his History of the English People : " The English Conquest 
was a sheer dispossession and slaughter of the people whom the 
English conquered. It was, indeed, only partly wrought out 
after two centuries of bitter warfare. -But it was just through 
the long and merciless nature of the struggle that of all the 
German conquests, this proved the most thorough and com- 
plete. At its close Britain had become England, a land that is 
not of Britons, but of Englishmen. It is possible that a few 
of the vanquished people may have lingered around the home- 
stead of their English conquerors, and a few of their household 
words (if these were not brought in at a later time) mingled 
oddly with the English tongue. But doubtful exceptions such 
as these leave the main facts untouched. When the steady 
progress of English conquest was stayed for a while by civil 
wars of a century and a half, after Aylesford the Briton had 
disappeared from the greater part of the land which had been 
his own, and the tongue, the religion, the laws of his English 
conqueror, reigned without a rival from Essex to the Severn, 
and from the British channel to the Firth of Forth. * * * 
What strikes us at once in the new England is, that it was the 
one purely German nation that rose upon the wreck of Home. 
In other lands, in Spain or Gaul, or Italy, though they were 
equally conquered by German peoples, religion, social life, ad- 
ministrative order, still remained Roman . In Britain alone, 
Rome died into a vague tradition of the past. The whole or- 
ganization of government and society disappeared with the 
people who used it. The villas, the mosaics, the coins which 
we dig up in our fields, are no relics of our English fathers, 
but of a Roman world which our fathers' sword utterly swept 
away. Its law, its literature, its manners, its faith, went with 
it. The new England was a heathen country. The religion of 
Woden and Thunder triumphed over the religion of Christ. 
* * * River and homestead and boundary, the very days of 
the week, bore the names of the new gods who displaced Christ. 
But if England seemed for the moment a waste from which all 
the civilization of the earth had fled away, it contained within 
itself the germs of a nobler life than that which had been de- 



Origin of the Name and Family. 5 

stroyed. The base of the new English society was the free- 
man, whom we have seen tilling, judging or sacrificing for 
himself by the Northern sea. However roughly he dealt, 
while the struggle went on with the material civilization of 
Britain, it was impossible that such a man could be a mere de- 
stroyer. War was no sooner over than the warrior settled 
down into the farmer, and the home of the peasant churl rose 
beside the heap of goblin-haunted stones that marked the site 
of the villa he had burned. The English kinsfolk settled in 
groups over the conquered country, as the lot fell to each ; no 
longer kinsfolk only, but dwellers in the same plot, knit to- 
gether by their common holding within the same bounds. 
Each little village commonwealth lived the same life in Britain 
as its farmers had lived at home. Each had its ' moot-hill,' 
or sacred tree as a center ; its ' mark ' as a border ; each 
judged by witness of the kinsfolk, and made its laws in the 
assembly of its wise men, and chose its own leaders among the 
* eorls ' for peace or war. In two ways only was this primi- 
tive organization of English society affected by its transfer to 
the soil of Britain. War begat the King. * * * And as 
it begat the King and the military noble, so it all but begat the 
slave — a class of the 'unfree,' such as captives of war, 
debtors, criminals — ' not such a slavery as that we have 
known in modern times, for stripes and bonds were rare.' " 

But enough on this point. If our readers feel that interest 
which seems natural, in the origin, character and development 
of the race from which they sprang, we commend them to the 
fascinating pages of Green's volume, The Making of England. 
Our simple object in the preceding pages has been to enable 
them as members of the Stiles Family, to trace back their blood 
origin through two and a half centuries of (American) New 
England life (1885-1635, A. D.), and through nearly thirteen 
centuries (1635-450, A. D.), of old England life ; and from 
thence through the " unfathomable mists " of Time, which 
envelop their ancestry in that still older England of all — the 
old, old Fatherland, which lies in and around the Jutland pe- 
ninsula, the Weser, Lower Hanover and Oldenburg — the 
cradle of the Anglo-Saxon race. 

With the subsequent course of English history (except as its 
gradual and splendid development must have insensibly but 
surely affected the condition, social surroundings and character 



6 Stiles Genealogy. 

of our ancestry during succeeding centuries) we have little to 
do in these pages. On both sides of the Atlantic the Stiles 
Family has held a respectable though not exalted position. In 
England it has embraced two lines of baronetcy (one now long 
extinct), and presents a fair array of names respectably eminent 
in theology and literature, as well as in the public military, 
naval and civil service of the kingdom. On this side of the 
water, its record is merely that of " simple folk," — mostly 
farmers, with a fair sprinkling of clergymen, physicians, etc. — 
enterprising, intelligent, self-reliant, patriotic and God-fearing. 
Indeed, making due allowance for differences of surroundings, 
education and opportunities of development, we of the Amer- 
ican branches have reason to feel that our record will reflect no 
discredit upon our English cousins ; while their record is cer- 
tainly as creditable to them as it is interesting to us. 

The kiformation presented in Appendix I, concerning the 
History and Antiquities of the English Family of Stiles, 
Style, or Styles, was incidentally collected during my gene- 
alogical researches, and is simply offered as a matter of legiti- 
mate interest to the members of the American family. No 
well-defined proof of connection has yet been discovered be- 
tween the English and American families of the name* 

It has seemed to me that the finding of such proof was not 
altogether impossible ; but pleasant as it would be to establish 
the connection, I have been unable to command the time, the 
eyesight, and, especially the means, which such a search would 
require. Nor could any thing be gained by such proof of con- 
nection, except the satisfaction of a laudable curiosity. 

* Except, perhaps, in the case of the Bermuda Branch, now represented 
in the Georgia, Virginia and Pennsylvania families of the name. 



Massachusetts Family. 



The Massachusetts Family of Stiles. 

Until quite recently, it has been accepted as a fact that 
KOBEET STILES was of Kev. Ezekiel Kogers' company from 
Yorkshire, England,which settled in Rowley Mass., in the spring 
of 1639; but Blodgett, in his account of the early settlers of Row- 
ley {Essex Inst. Hist. Colls., vols. 18-24) says : " In the list 
here given no mention is made of those who first sat down at 
Boxford (then a part of Rowley); they were not of Rogers' 
company," etc., etc. If this is true, we may not even have the 
comfort of believing that our ancestor Robert Stiles came from 
Yorkshire, England, although there seems to be a possibility, 
after all, that he may have been of the company, for it is al- 
together probable that he was little more than a child at the 
time the emigrants settled at Rowley ; and we had believed 
that he must have come from England in the capacity of ward 
or servant to one of the adult members of the company. 

In view of this possibility, for such it must still be, since no 
complete list of the members of Rogers' company has ever 
been discovered, we will give an interesting extract from Per- 
ley's History of Boxford, entitled : 

Early Settlers op Rowley, Mass. 

" Early in the winter of 1638-9, a company of emigrants, 
numbering about twenty families, with Rev. Ezekiel Rogers 
as their guide, left Yorkshire, Eng., and came to Salem, Mass., 
where they spent the winter,* it being then too late in the 
season to proceed further in their investigations. When in 
Salem their number increased to sixty families. When spring 
opened, they removed to a location they had chosen half way 
between the towns of Ipswich and Newbury. They purchased 
of these two towns, for eight hundred pounds, an extensive tract 
of land now comprising the towns of Rowley, Boxford, Brad- 
ford, Groveland, Georgetown, and parts of two or three others. 

" The site of their settlement is the site of Rowley village at 
the present time. This place was probably selected on account 
of its pleasantness, its nearness to a river, and the abundance of 
thatch that grew upon the river banks, with which they could 

* The name of the vessel in which they sailed from England is not known. 



8 : Stiles Genealogy. 

cover the roofs of their humble dwellings, and apply it to many 
other purposes in their primitive arts. 

" Under the name of Rowley, they obtained a town charter, 
or an "Act of Incorporation," 4 Sept., 1639. 

" They held their lands, and labored in common for nearly 
five years, when they laid out to each family a house-lot, etc. 

" The colony lived and throve in spite of the many disadvan- 
tages that accrue to such conditions, and soon became a promi- 
nent colonial town. Their harvests were mostly abundant, 
their cottages warm, and every thing appeared as cheerful and 
pleasant as could be expected. 

" The south-western portion of the town (Rowley) which is 
now known as the town of Boxford, remained unsettled by the 
white man for several years. 

" From time immemorial the only occupants had been a tribe 
of North American Indians called the Agawams, a sub-tribe, 
probably, of the Massachusetts." 

Boxford, Essex County, Mass. 

[From Perley's History of Boxford.] 

" The territory of the present town of Boxford occupies a 
central position in the county of Essex, and a north-easterly one 
in the old Bay State. 

" The most north-western point of the town is but three miles 
distant from the dividing line between the States of Massachu- 
setts and New Hampshire. 

" The cities of Boston, Salem, Lynn, Gloucester, Lawrence, 
Haverhill and Newburyport, in Massachusetts, and Nashua, 
Exeter and other important places in New Hampshire, lie less 
than twenty-five miles away. 

" Boxford occupies an area of nearly eighteen square miles. 
The surface consists of hills and valleys with the exception of 
two or three quite extensive plains. There are numerous 
eminences in town, though but few are denominated by a 
name. Stiles' is the only hill in the West Parish to which the 
mapmakers have thought fit to give a name. Stiles' pond, at 
the base of Stiles' Hill, is a sheet of water covering an area of 
sixty acres, entirely hid from the traveler's view." Mr. Per- 
ley closes his description with the following words : " Boxford 
is a fine old farming town, pleasant and healthy to live in," etc. 



Massachusetts Family. 9 

" William Dale, Surgeon-General of the State of Massachu- 
setts, says : ' Boxford is the most patriotic town in the Union, 
according to the number of inhabitants.' 

" By this reliable testimony, which is but another witness to 
the fact, it is proved that the law of hereditaments is true, and 
the feeling that put life into the acts of our patriot sires was 
prominent in their posterity to the third and fourth genera- 
tions."— Hist. Boxford, p. 329. 

Let it be remembered that the descendants of Robert Stiles, 
the settler, both of the name and blood, have been identified 
with the history of Boxford ever since it has had a history, and 
an examination of the lists of its soldiers who have gone forth 
to defend the country in times of peril, will show that a fair 
proportion of these soldiers have been of the lineage of Robert 
Stiles.— M. S. P. G. 

In speaking of the early settlers of Boxford, Perley says : 

" The first settler of the present town of Boxford was un- 
doubtedly Abraham Eedington. * * * 

" Robert Stiles, another early settler, was an emigrant from 
Yorkshire, England. In 1659 we find him owning a farm 
containing two hundred and fifty acres, with buildings thereon, 
in Rowley village. [That part of Rowley which afterwards 
became Boxford, was first called Rowley village, and what is 
now known as Rowley village, was then Rowley simply]. His 
residence was near the [present] East Parish village. Decem- 
ber 16, that year [1659], he mortgages his farm to Thomas 
Wasse of Ipswich. To write his name was more than he was 
capable of doing." [In this particular he certainly formed no 
remarkable exception to the people of his time. — M. S. P. G.] 
— Perley's Hist. Boxford, p. 278. 

On an old tax book, dated 1660 to 1664, Robert Stiles is 
noted as paying tax to the amount of £0.6.9. — New Eng. 
Hist. Gen. Reg. vol. xv, p. 254. 

Also, in 1660, October 4, Robert Stiles was married (by 
Bradstreet) to Elizabeth (dau. of John) Frye of Andover. — 
Records of Births, Marriages and Deaths in Essex County, 
Mass., from 1654 to 1691, vol. i. 

" Before the land in the village was laid out [which was in 
1666-7], Abraham Redington, Robert Stiles, Joseph Bixby, 
John Cummings, William Foster and John Peabody, six of 
the early settlers of whom, we have been speaking, bought of 



10 Stiles Genealogy. 

Joseph Jewett three thousand acres of the village lands. Soon 
after the town of Rowley laid out twelve hundred acres of it 
to the different owners of it. * * * 

" These twelve hundred acres were laid out so as to enclose 
the plain on which the East Parish village is situated. Six 
house lots of thirty acres each were laid out on which the pro- 
prietors built their houses and settled down upon the plain, 
thus becoming the first residents of Rowley village." — Hist. 
Boxford, p. 40. 

" Until 1666-7, the village lands, with the exception of the 
tracts already mentioned, lay common. Then the town of 
Rowley appointed two men, Ezekiel Northend and John 
Pickard, who laid out to those who owned shares in those lands 
by right of purchase, and to owners of house-lots in Rowley." 
— Hist. Box ford, p. 41. 

Among those who had land laid out to them at this time we 
find the following : 

" To Thomas Dorman, John Cummings and Robert Stiles, 
400 acres, bounded east by land of William Stickney and 
others; west by Andover line; north by a highway which 
separates it from Mrs. Rogers' land, in part, and part by other 
peoples' land; south with a line running straight from An- 
dover line to a clump of trees on the north side of Humphrey's 
Pond. These boundaries include a piece of meadow called 
Frye's meadow, before laid out to Mr. [Philip] Nelson." — Hist. 
jB oxford, p. 43. 

In 1673, a petition signed by several inhabitants of Rowley 
village, one of whom was Robert Stiles, was presented to the 
General Court, asking that the sixteen families who formed 
the population of Rowley village might be declared free of 
Rowley and united to Topsfield. This was not granted. — Histl 
JBoxford, p. 65. 

In 1680, the number of families in Rowley village had in- 
creased to twenty ; one of these families was that of " Good- 
man " Stiles {Hist. Boxford, p. 68), and the same year the town 
of Rowley appointed " tithing men to see that the Sabbath was 
well kept." Among the eleven families under the supervision 
of Joseph Bigsbee, we find that of "Goodman" Stiles. — 
Gage's Hist. Rowley, p. 365. 

In 1684, the Rev. Joseph Capen was settled at Topsfield, 
where a church had existed since 1663, and in Ms list of mem- 



Massachusetts Family. 11 

bers in full communion we find the name of Robert Stiles as, 
also, subsequent to his ordination, those of his [Robert's] son 
John, and Deliverance, wife of the latter, and under the date 
of February 23, 1689, the name of Elizabeth Stiles. During 
the year 1685, the town of Boxford was formed, and the Stiles 
family afterwards appear on that town and church records. 
— Mass. Fam. of Stiles, by Dr. H. E. Stiles, pp. 8 and 9. 

In 1686, Robert Stiles was chosen constable of Boxford 
[probably the first one] (formerly Rowley village), which in 
1685 had been incorporated as a town, its new name having 
been bestowed out of respect (perhaps) to Rev. Mr. Phillips, 
the minister at Rowley at this time, whose birth-place was 
Boxford, Berkshire county, England. — Hist. Boxford, pp. 
86-7. 

In Perley's History of Boxford we find that Robert Stiles, 
Sr., died July 30, 1690, and the administration was granted 
to his widow, Elizabeth, a month later; which proves very 
conclusively, that he was not the man of the same name who 
was living at Dorchester at the time, and who figured there as 
a rather disreputable individual and died there in 1710. We 
refer to this man in this place because Savage, in his Genea- 
logical Dictionary, and Dr. Stiles in his 1st edition of " the 
Massachusetts Family of Stiles," were both puzzled to decide 
whether Robert Stiles of Rowley, and Robert Stiles of Dor- 
chester were the same, or different individuals. Savage says 
{Geneal. Diet., vol. ii, p. 195), "Robert, Boxford, m. 4 Oct., 
1660, Eliz. d. of John Frye of Andover ; was of Rowley 1661, 
but perhaps rem. to Dorchester where 1 find one of this name, 
1663, yet in my opin. this Dorchester man was older than him 
of B.,possib. but not prob., was son of John the first; and 
inscript. on gr. -stone is of his d. 2 Nov. 1710, and age, a 91, 
that may seem something too highr Dr. Stiles says {Gene- 
alogy of the Massachusetts Family of Stiles (first edition), p. 
10), " We must confess ourselves somewhat in the dark about 
Robert Stiles' history. "We cannot reconcile the records of 
Dorchester from 1659 to 1680, which give him the character 
of being a shiftless, if not a vicious man, with the items of his 
Rowley connection from 1660 to 1681, or thereabouts which 
represent him as a sober citizen, possessed of considerable 
property, which he left to his children. The very estimable 
character which all his descendants, from his sons down to the 



12 Stiles Genealogy. 

present day, have sustained, is certainly not in accordance with 
the bad example, and neglect which the children of Robert of 
Dorchester must have had from their father." After quoting 
the opinion of Savage, already given, Dr. Stiles adds, ' 4 Our 
own opinion is, that whatever the degree of relationship be- 
tween them, Robert of Dorchester and Robert of Rowley were 
entirely different individuals, and that some record will yet be 
brought to light settling this point, and thereby relieving the 
worthy descendants of the latter from the odium which seems 
to attach to him of Dorchester." 

[Dr. Stiles has proved himself a true prophet. The record 
of the death, at Boxford, of Robert of Rowley, twenty years 
hefore that of Robert of Dorchester, certainly settles one point, 
and it is proper to add that there is abundant reason for be- 
lieving that Robert Stiles of Rowley and Boxford, was a con- 
tinuous resident of Rowley village and Boxford, from 1659 
(at least) until his death, July 30, 1690.— M. S. P. G.] 

July 10, 1704, Ebenezer Stiles of Boxford deeded " to Eph- 
raim Foster, blacksmith, of Andover, one hundred acres of land 
lying on the north side of Humphrey's pond," " which was laid 
out to my father Robert Stiles by ye Towne of Rowley in part- 
nership with Dorman and Cummins, even [?] 4 hundred acres 
laid out to them three men by ye town of Rowley and con- 
signed to me in ye settlement of my fathers estate after his 
disease (consideration 30 lbs. silver money) " 

Signed " Ebenezer Stiles " 

" Dorothy Stiles." 

(The above deed was in the possession of a descendant of 
Ebenezer Stiles, at the time of the preparation of the 1st edi- 
tion of the Massachusetts Family of Stiles.) 

[We feel quite sure that during the lifetime of Robert Stiles, 
and of his sons after him, no Stiles excepting members of their 
families could have been living at Boxford, and it is doubtful 
if any others could have been found even in Essex county pre- 
vious to 1800. A very large proj)ortion of the earlier genera- 
tions in the male line have been traced, and doubtless most of 
those who have not been traced, might be, if we could but gain 
access to old family records which must still be in existence. — 
M. S. P. G.] 



GENEALOGY. 



FAMILY, 1. 



1. Robert Stiles was married (by Bradstreet) Oct. 4, 1660, 
to Elizabeth (dau. of John and Anna) Frye, of Andover, Mass.,* 
who was born in England in 1637 {see foot-note, pp. 16, 17). 
According to Boxford records Robert Stiles^had a second wife 
also named Elizabeth, who survived him. He died July 30, 
1690 {Perley' s History of Boxford, p. 28). This date . is 
probably correct, but it does not tally with a record furnished 
us by Mr. Perley himself, f 

To his widow Elizabeth was granted, one month after his 
death, the administration of his estate {Hist. Boxford, p. 28). 
She was admitted to the church Feb. 21, 1703 {Boxford 
Records). She must have been the person referred to in the 
following from the town records : " Mch. 2, 1696-7, a new 
road laid out to Widow Stiles' new field '" {Hist. Boxford, p. 
133). In 1702, Widow Stiles was admitted to full communion. 
— Boxford Records. 

Children hy First Marriage {all horn at Rowley Village).^ 

2. I. John 2 , b. June (or Jan.) 30, 1661 : m. Deliverance 

Towne, Family 2. ^ 

3 . II. Elizabeth 2 , b. March 15, 1662 ; m. J uly 8, 1$00, John 

*The record of the marriage of Robert Stiles and Elizabeth Frye is 
found — together -with the births of their children — in the 1st vol. of the 
Records of Births in Essex county, at the clerk of courts' office, at Salem, 
which contains the record of the births, marriages and deaths from 1654 
to 1691, inclusive. 

f "Robert Stiles m. Elizabeth He d. 30 July, 16- (168-?). She 

was ad. to 1st ch. 21 Feb. 1702-3. Ch.— 1 — (son) b. 21 May 1— (1682?)." 
— Exact copy of record received from Mr. Perley. 

% We have used the record of Robert Stiles' family which we found in 
the first edition of the Genealogy of the Massachusetts Family of Stiles, 
adding to it such new facts as are given in the History of Boxford and 
other authorities. — M. S. P. G. 



14: Stiles Genealogy. 

(b. Aug. 7, 1657), son of Samuel and Sarah (Keies) 
Buswell of Boxford. John Buswell was a 
surveyor and fence-viewer at Boxford in 1689. 
In 1716 he was chosen grave-digger, the first one 
in Boxford. In 1703, he and his wife were dis- 
missed from the church in Topsfield to the one 
just formed in Boxford. He probably died not 
far from 1740. Children (born in Boxford, from 
Hist, of Boxford) : 

4. i. 3. 

5 . ii. John 3 , b. 1703-4 ; d. Feb. 22, 1751, in his 48th 

year ; m. Abigail Whipple, who d. in Box- 
ford JSTov. 15, 1774, in her 58th year. 
Issue : (1) Buth 4 , b. 1746 ; m. David But- 
man, a cooper,* in 1778. She d. May, 
1810. He d. 1816, sb. 68 years. Had: 
Joseph 5 , Esther 5 , Hitty 5 , John 5 . (2) John 4 , 
b. Sept. 4, 1748, rem. to Kindge, N. H., 
when about 21 years of age. The farm 

* Extract from Perley's "The Dwellings of Boxford: " 
" No. LI. — A short distance north-west of the East Parish meeting-house, 
in a pasture, is a cellar. Over this once stood a house in which lived a 
lazy old fellow known as 'King David' Butman. He was by trade a 
cooper, was short of stature, and had curly hair. He had come from Dan- 
vers, and married Ruth Buswell of Boxford in 1778, and settled in this 
place. She was the daughter of John Buswell, and had been published in 
order to marriage to John Love, a transient person, some three years before. 
She was then twenty-nine, but she preferred becoming an old maid to 
marrying Love, and so she forbid the giving out a certificate of marriage, 
' lstly, because the said John is a transient person and not much known in 
this place; 2ndly, because I never had any conjugal conversation with him, 
the said John; and 3rdly, because I never gave my consent to the said 
John for such publication.' And so poor John was forced to become a tran- 
sient person in some other place, for we hear no more of him here, Per- 
haps Ruth would have done well to have heeded his charms, for the hus- 
band she did get was ' no 'count,' as her old neighbor, Phillis, would ex- 
press it. In short, he was as lazy as she was smart. She cultivated the 
farm, doing the ploughing, hoeing, haying and harvesting herself. One 
day, in May, 1810, she had been ploughing all day, having hired the oxen 
of Richard Peabody, who lived in the old Spiller house, and just after 
dark, drove them home. She ran back to do her chores, and was taken 
sick that night, probably from over-exertion. She survived but a few 
days. If any woman was ever entitled to suffrage we have her here. 
Her husband left this mundane sphere in 1816, at the age of sixty-eight. 
They had four children, Joseph, Esther, Hitty, and John.' * * * The 
writer thinks, and has considerable evidence to prove it, that this was the 
old Buswell farm, and that Ruth settled on her father's place." 



Massachusetts Family. 15 

on which he first settled at Rindge has 
remained in possession of his descendants, 
being now (1884) owned and occupied by 
his grandson, Thomas Buswell. He m. 
Rebecca (dau. of John Demary of Rindge, 
May 30, 1771. He was a prosperous farmer; 
d. at R., Feb. 26, 1828. His wife d. April 
11, 1824.* Children {See foot-note, p. IT) : 

6. iii. Sarah 3 , b. April, 170? ; m. Oct., 1731, 

James Curtis. Had : Sarah 4 (Curtis), m. 
1765, Ebenezer Ingalls of Andover ; had 
Reuben 5 (Ingalls), who m. Rebecca Worm- 
stead of Marblehead ; had : Reuben 6 (In- 
galls), who m. Elizabeth M. Emerson, of 
Bridgeton, Me. ; had : Eliza J. 7 (Ingalls), 
who m. Josiah Burleigh ; had : Charles 8 
(Burleigh), genealogist of the Burleigh and 
Guild families, etc. 

7. III. Sarah 2 , b. Jan. 31,1 (torn off, prob. 1664); d. 

Feb. 7, 1664. She was an " umiac daughter." 

8. IY. Abigail 2 , b. Feb. 15, 1666; prob. mar. as 2d wife 

Zaccheus Curtis. See the following: " Dis- 
missed from the church in Rowley, Jan. 15, 
1710-11, Abigail Styles, now wife of Zacchens 
Curtis" {Essex Inst. Hist. Colls., vol. xiv, p. 
150). Zacheus Curtis d. 1712. 

9. V. Ebenezer 2 , b. Feb. 20, 1669 ; m. Dorothy Dalton. 

Family 2. 

10 . YI. Sarah 2 , b. Oct. 20, 1672 ; admitted to the ch. in Box- 

ford, June 27, 1703. — Boxford Records. 

11 . VII. Robert 2 , Jr., b. Nov. 15, 1673 ; m. Ruth Bridges. 

Family 2. 

12. VIII. Eunice 2 . [The name of Eunice is not found in the 

list of Robert Stiles' children given by Dr. Stiles 
in the first edition of the Genealogy of the Mas- 
sachusetts Family of Stiles ; but Perley has her 
name on the list which he gives in his Hist, 
of Boxford] She m. Robert Willis Dec. 15, 
1 ; Issue : 

* See Stearns' Hist. Kindge, N. H. 



16 Stiles Genealogy. 

13. i. Sarah 3 , b. Dec. 13, 1 ; bapt. in Tops- 

field ch., April 30, 1694. 

14. ii. Kobert 3 , b. Mch. 27, 16—; bapt. May 23, 

1697. [Eobert Willis of Boxford, per- 
haps this one was in service under Capt. 
Abiel Frye, from May 1, 1755, to Sept. 
20, of the same year.] — Hist, of Boxford. 

15. IX. Timothy 2 , b. Oct. 1, 1678; m. Hannah Foster. 

Family 2, child by second wife. 

16. X. Samuel 2 , b. May 21, 1682; m. Elizabeth Cary. 

Family 2. 

Children of Robert and Elizabeth (Frye) Stiles (from Hist. Boxford, pp. 27-8). 

"I. John 2 , b. 30th Jan., 1661; m. Deliverance Towne of Topsfield, 24 
Nov., 1684, who d. 16 May, 1700, and by whom he had several 
children, lived in Boxford south side Fish brook. 
II. Elizabeth 2 , b. 15 March, 1662; m. John Buswell 8 July, 1700. 

III. Sarah 2 , b. 31 Jan., 1664; d. 1 Feb., 1664. 

IV. Abigail 2 , b. 15 Feb., 1666. 

V. Ebenezer 2 , b. 20 Feb., 1669; m. Dorothy Dalton, 23 July, 1701; d. 3 

June, 1746; lived in Andover and Middleton. 
VI. Sarah 2 , b. 20 Oct., 1672. 
VII. Robert 2 , b. 15 Nov., 1675; m. Ruth Bridges, 10 Nov., 1699; resided 

in Boxford and had issue. 
VIII. Eunice 2 . 
IX. Timothy, b. 1 Oct., 1678; m. Hannah, dau. of Ephraim and Hannah 
Foster of Andover, 5 March, 1701-2; d. 7 Dec, 1751; lived in Box- 
ford and had issue. 
X. Samuel 2 , b. 21 May, 1682; m. Elizabeth Cary, 2 May, 1703; lived in 
Boxford and had children." [Mr. Perley makes no allusion to the 
fact that Samuel was a child of Robert Stiles' second marriage, of 
which he (Mr. P.) must have been aware. — M. S. P. G.] 

Foot-note to page 13: 

"John Frye was from Basing, Hants Co., Eng. He arrived in the Har- 
bor of Boston in Aug. , 1638, bringing with him his wife and 3 children, viz. : 
(I) John (Dea. John of Andover), b. 1633; (II) Benjamin, b. 1635; (III) Eliza- 
beth, b. 1637 (m. Robert Stiles). He was one of the original purchasers of 
the Cochichewick tract; rem. from Newbury to Andover previous to 1641. 
At Andover were born 3 children, viz. : (IV) Sarah, b. 1642; d. Mch. 5, 1661-2; 
(V) Samuel, b. 1644; (VI) James, b. 1652." The above account is from a let- 
ter of Theophilus D. Frye of Montclair, N. J., Genealogist of the Frye Family. 
Mr. F. states that there is now in the possession of a family in Michigan 
an ancient " Sampler," which was wrought by a Miss Ann Frye, in 1785, 
and was a copy of an older one which, family tradition says, was the work 
of Elizabeth, depicting the Frye arms. Among the posterity of the emi- 
grants John and Anna Frye, these have been, from the first, persons of 
note. This is shown by the following epitome from Miss Bailey's " His- 
torical Sketches of Andover, Mass. : " " Mr. Fry was one of the first settlers 
in this towne, and his offspring men of grate note; there was Copprils, 
Sergeants, Clarks, Ensigns, Lieuts Twelve Captains, Magrs, Cornels, and 



Massachusetts Family. 17 

Major Generals, Two Judges of the Corts Superer and Court of Common 
Pleas, and two that held the titel of the Honorable Councellors, and 
severall justices of the Peace, and some of the Rest excellen Good citizens." 
[U. S. Senator Frye, of Maine, is a descendent of John 1 Frye in the line 
of his son Samuel.] 

Foot-note to page 15: 

Descendants of Elizabeth 7 (Stiles) Buswell, in the line of her grandson 
John 4 Buswell, who mar. Rebecca Demary and had children {from History 
of Bindge, N. H.)\ 

I. Rebecca 5 , b. June 15, 1772; m. Asa Platts of Rindge, N. H., Jan. 29, 
1797; he d. March 18, 1848, a*, nearly 92; she d. March 20, 1840, te. 
nearly 76; issue: 

i. Rebecca 6 , b. Sept. 30, 1800; d. Dec. 25, 1824, unm. 
ii. Asa 6 , b. Feb. 27, 1802; m. (1) Aug. 2, 1832, Frances Jones, who 
d. April 20, 1836; m. (2) Mrs. Fidelia (Emerson) Pratt. He d. 
Nov. 28, 1873; children: (1) Maria P.', b. May 13, 1839; m. 
Feb. 3, 1868, Wallace English. She d. March 16, 1871; (2) 
Asa 1 Anson, b. Sept. 20, 1841; d. Jan. 11, 1843; (3) Almon A. 7 , 
b. July 18, 1843; civil engineer in Stoneham, Mass.; (4) An- 
son A. 7 , b. July 18, 1843; m. June 29, 1869, Cynthia (dau. of 
William and Lucinda [Lowell] Lawrence), res. in Rindge; (5) 
Martin W. 7 , b. July 13, 1849; d. Aug. 26, 1849; (6) Lyman 
W. 7 , b. Sept., 1852, res. Troy, N. H. 
iii. Hosea 6 , b. Feb. 17, 1804; m. April 14, 1831, Nancy (dau. of Eli- 
jah T. and Agnes [Hodge] Smith); is a farmer, res. Fitzwilliam, 
N. H. Issue: (1) Hosea 7 , b. March 8, 1832; m. Emily Hodge; 

(2) Nancy 7 Ann, b. March 11, 1833; m. George E. Stratton; d. 
Feb. 11, 1865; (3) Elijah 7 Smith, b. Oct. 18, 1834; d. March 27, 
1837; (4) Mary Rebecca 7 , b. July 12, 1836; m. George A. Whit- 
temore, Esq. She d. Dec. 13, 1872; (5) John Austin 7 , b. Sept. 
16, 1838; m. Feb. 13, 1864, Susie C. (dau. of Christopher and 
Anna [Gibbs] Crowell) of Westminster, Vt.; 3 chil. ; (6) Sarah 
Maria 7 , b. Sept. 28, 1840; m. Sylvester Underwood, res. St. 
Johnsbury, Vt.; (7) Elijah Thayer 7 , b. Aug. 30, 1842; m. June 
25, 1868, Ellen M. (dau. of Lyman and Lucinda [Wellington] 
Bennett), res. in Rindge; (8) Henrietta Ellen 7 , b. Oct. 13, 1844; 
(9) Charles Frederick 7 , b. April 22, 1847; m. Nov. 27, 1867, 
Julia M. (dau. of Col. George W. and Nancy [Brooks] Stearns). 
He is a merchant in Rindge; (10) Agnes 7 , born July 13, 1849; 
d. Nov. 5, 1867; (11) Frank Warren 7 , b. Oct. 16, 1851; m. 
Martha Emerson; res. (1875) in Marlboro, N. H. 

iv. Harvey 6 , b. Nov. 1, 1805; m. Oct. 13, 1829, Harriet Davis, who d. 
Oct. 10, 1852. He d. Sept. 20, 1852. Issue: (1) Susannah 7 ; (2) 
Henry 7 ; (3) Asa 7 ; (4) Charles 7 ; (5) George 7 ; (6) Jonathan 7 ; (7) 
Sally 7 ; (8) Silas 7 ; (9) Abel 7 , 
v. Almon 6 , b. Feb. 22, 1808; m. Dec. 29, 1841, Abby M. Howe of 
Portsmouth, N. H. He was a lumber dealer in Boston; d. Oct. 
7, 1862. Issue: Maria Victoria 7 , b. Nov. 14, 1842; d. Sept. 13, 
1847; (2) Henry Almon 7 , b. Jan. 20, 1845; d. March 11, 1846; 

(3) Georgiana 7 , b. Dec. 1, 1847; res. in Boston; (4) Ella M. 7 , b. 
Sept. 1, 1850; res. in Boston; (5) Almon 7 , b. May 12, 1856; 
d. March 7, 1864. 



18 Stiles Genealogy. 

vi. Laura 6 , b. Nov. 13, 1809; m. April 12, 1832, Jonathan Pierce. 

She died Nov., 1837. 
vii. John 6 , b. Nov. 8, 1811; m. (1) March 26, 1840, Nancy W. Stearns, 
who d. Oct. 17, 1847; m. (2) Mrs. Louisa (Adams) Hale. He 
res. in Charlestown , Mass.; is a surveyor of lumber for Suf- 
folk dist. Issue: (1) John Franklin 7 , b. May 13, 1841; (2) Har- 
riet Maria 1 , b. Ju]y 12, 1842; d. Oct. 26, 1843; (3) Ellen Eliza 7 , 
b. March 8, 1844; (4) Edwin Morton 7 , b. May 29, 1845; killed 
at Fredericksburg, Va., Dec. 14, 1863; (5) infant son 1 , b. and 
d. Oct. 17, 1847; (6) Harry Adams 7 , b. March 14, 1857. 
viii. Phebe 6 , b. April 24, 1814; m. Dec. 10, 1835, John Barrett (now 
dec'd). She res. in Boston. 
II. John 5 , b. June 19, 1774 ; m. Sept. 1, 1803, Sarah (dau. of Joseph) 
Horton of Jaffrey, N. H. She died at Mt. Holley, Vt., abt. 1865. 

III. Abigail 5 , b. March 26, 1776, d. March 7, 1805, unm. 

IV. Anna 5 , b. Feb. 21, 1778, d. June 15, 1847, unm. 

V. Sarah 5 , b. Dec. 6, 1779; m. William Rugg of Rindge, N. H., as 1st 
wife, Jan. 13, 1803; she d. Sept. 29, 1842. Issue: 
i. William 6 , b. May 1, 1803; d. Apr. 22, 1851. 
ii. Alpheus 6 , b. May 27, 1805; m. Sept. 17, 1835, Mary Hartwell of 
Lunenburg, Mass. He d. at Montague, Mass., Dec. 22, 1856. 
Issue: (1) MaryE. 7 , b. Nov. 2, 1841; (2) Sarah M. 7 , b. Sept. 
27, 1847; (3) Eliza A. 7 , b. Oct. 22, 1849; d. Nov. 11, 1849; (4) 
Alpheus 7 , b. Apr. 12, 1851; (5) Evelyn R. 7 , b. Jan. 18, 1855. 
iii. Lurena 6 , b. Jan. 28, 1807; m. Abraham Pierce, of Rindge, N. H. 
iv. Caroline 6 , b. May 30, 1808; m. Dec. 23, 1834, Robert B. Hopkins, 
of Antrim, N. H. Issue: (1) Caroline E. 7 , b. Sept. 20, 1835; 

(2) Henry B. 7 , b. Nov. 10, 1836. 

t. Htpsibah 6 , b. Dec. 13, 1809; m. Dec. 18, 1845, Asaph W. Good- 
ridge of Rindge; rem. from R. to Lawrence, Mass. She d. 
Oct. 23, 1873. Issue: (1) Annie Josephine 7 , b. Feb. 4, 1847; m. 
Sept. 10, 1867, James Henry Reynolds, who was in the Union 
army during the late war, and lost an arm in the service; res. 
(1875) at Lawrence, Mass. 

vi. Sarah 6 , b. Oct. 22, 1811; m. June 8, 1837, Simon Smith; rem. to 
N. J., where she d. Jan. 29, 1845. 

vii. Josiah 6 , b. Sept. 18, 1813; rem. to Chester, Vt. 
viii. Reuben 6 , b. Dec. 16, 1814 ; m. Sarah Wright rem. to Post Mills, 
Vt. 

ix. Amos 6 , b. Sept. 24, 1816; m. June 29, 1843, Julia Kellogg; res. 
(1875) in Montague, Mass. Issue: (1) Amelia M. 7 ; b. Nov. 
27, 1846; (2) Clarence A. 7 , b. Feb. 12, 1848; d. Sept. 12, 1849; 

(3) Julia E. 7 , b. June 30, 1850; m. Thomas Campbell of West- 
field, Mass.; (4) Frances A. 7 , b. Jan. 28, 1856; (5) Walter A. 7 , 
b. Dec. 4, 1862. 

x. Harriet 6 , b. July 9, 1818; m. Aug. 23, 1840, Edward Root of 
Montague, Mass. Issue: (1) George Wm. 7 , b. Aug. 3, 1840; 
(2) Arabella 7 , b. May 25, 1842. 

xi. Grata 6 , b. Mch. 3, 1822; m. Oct. 2, 1845, Hall; removed to 

N. T. 

VI. Hannah 5 , b. July 25, 1781; d. Nov. 18, 1784. 
VII. Betsey 5 , b. May 7, 1783; d. Oct. 4, 1812, unm. 
VIII. Daniel 5 , b. Feb. 19, 1785; d. Sept. 7, 1817. 



Massachusetts Family. 19 

IX. Mehitabel 5 , b. Jan. 25, 1787; m. Sardine Stone of Rindge, N. H. (b. 

in Rindge, Apr. 29, 1784), July 14, 1807. He was a farmer; rem. 
in 1824 to Vermont. Issue: 

i. Sardine 6 , b. Oct. 7,1809; m. Apr., 1835, Tabitha (dau. of James 
R. and [Esther Smith] Goodspeed) of Boston, who d. Feb. 13, 
1852; res. in Boston, Mass. 
ii. Cyrus 6 , b. July 18, 1811; d. in Uxbridge, Mass., Aug., 1833, unm. 
iii. John 6 , b. Mch. 23, 1813; m. Nov. 7, 1844, Esther Goodspeed, 
sister to his bro. Sardine's wife; res. (1875) in Cbarlestown, 
Mass. 
,iv. Jasper 6 , b. Jan. 30, 1815; m. Jan. 26, 1854, Jane Elms; res. in 
Cbarlestown, Mass. 
v. Eunice 6 , b. Sept. 7, 1816; d. Apr. 1, 1818. 

vi. Sylvester 6 , b. Sept. 4, 1818; m. Nov. 8, 1846, Harriet J. (dau. of 
Calvin and Betsey [Pierce] Tarbell), of Rindge, res. in Boston, 

TVToqa 

vii. Thomas Buswell 6 , b. Apr. 29, 1820; m. Jan. 25, 1848, Rebecca 

Ross; res. in Ludlow, Vt., a farmer, 
viii. Amos Burnham 6 , b. Feb. 18, 1822; m. Oct. 31, 1852, Almira 

Whitcomb; res. Ludlow, Vt. 
ix. William 6 , b. Sept. 28, 1823; m. Dec. 25, 1865, Sarah Ann (dau. 

of Leonard and Caroline [Goodspeed] Pierce); res. in Boston, 

x. Susan 6 ,' b. July 4, 1825; m. Sept. 19, 1847, Zenos Ross, 
xi. Salmon 6 , b. Jan. 7, 1827; m. (1) Oct. 13, 1859, Hannah Beals, 
who d. April 27, 1866; m. (2) May 19, 1868, her sister, Ellen M. 
Beals; res. Charlestown, Mass. 
xii. James 6 , b. March 17, 1830; d. Aug. 15, 1847. 
xiii. Ann M. 6 , b. April 28, 1832; m. Oct. 31, 1852, Windsor J. Smith 
of Ludlow, Vt. 

X. Azariah 5 , b. Dec. 4, 1790; m. Abigail (dau. of Joseph and Susannah 

[Hubbard] Bancroft) of Lunenburg, Mass. He d. April 11, 1872. 
He retained the old homestead now owned (1883) by his sons, 
which has been in the possession of the family for more than a 
century. Issue: 

i. Jacob Bancroft 6 , b. Aug. 13, 1820; d. Nov. 29, 1851, unm. 
ii. Azariah James 6 , b. Dec. 16, 1821; m. March 29, 1871, Lavinia 

(dau. of Joseph) Titus; res. in Boston, 
iii. Samuel Hubbard 6 , b. Sept. 11, 1823; was a soldier in the Mexican 

war; d. at Tampico, Feb. 8, 1847, unm. 
iv. Thomas 6 , b. Sept. 11, 1825; m. Dec. 24, 1873, Harriet Maria (dau. 
of Daniel and Susannah [Bancroft] Bragg), of Temple, N. H. 
He is a farmer; res. on the old homestead, 
v. Charles Gardner 6 , b. Aug. 21, 1827. 
vi. Leonard 6 , b. Mav 20, 1829; d. March 23, 1849. 
vii. Joseph 6 , b. April 18, 1831; d. March 5, 1842. 
viii. Henry 6 , b. May, 1833; d. Sept. 16, 1852, unm. 
ix. Amos 6 ), iv^^i, K fQQK jd. March 31, 1835. 
x. Abigail 6 P Mardl 5 ' 1835 ; |d. March 18,1835. 
XI. Thomas 5 , b. Feb. 9, 1793 ; d. 1858, at Canton, 111., unm. 
XII. Hepzibeth 6 , b. Jan. 31, 1795, m. as 3d wife, July 18, 1827, Capt. 
Stephen Emory of Rindge. (He, as well as his wife, was a de- 
scendant of the emigrant Robert Stiles, in the line of his eldest 



20 Stiles Genealogy. 

son John Stiles.) He was a farmer, and was also for many years 
engaged in the manufacture of hand-made nest boxes and drums; 
was captain of the militia, and frequently held town offices. He 
was universally respected and esteemed. He d. Jan. 13, 1874, se. 
95 years and 8 months. [Capt. Emory's children by his first and 
second marriages will be found in their proper place among the 
descendants of John 2 Stiles, see p. .] Issue by third mar- 

riage, commencing with the 8th child : 
viii. Stephen B. 6 , b. Sept. 1, 1828; d. Dec. 17. 1847. 

ix. Elizabeth 6 , b. April 23, 1833; d. May 24, 1836. 

x. Caroline M. 6 , b. June 26, 1834, d. April 22, 1836. 

xi. Ellen 6 , b. Jan. 7, 1836; d. unm. Sept. 30, 1864. 

XIII. Zeruiah 5 , b. Feb. 19, 1797; m. Levi Underwood of Goshen, N. H., 

she d. abt. 1860. 

XIV. Sylvanus 6 , b. Nov. 19, 1798; m. Chloe Evans; rem. to Hartford, Vt.; 

d. abt. 1862. 
XV. Lois 5 , b. Aug. 28, 1801; m. Samuel Brown (b. Jan. 14, 1804) of Rindge, 
son of Asaph and Martha [Wilder] Brown (dau. of Hon. Abel and 
Anna [Butler] Wilder of Winchendon, Mass.). He d. July 29, 
1872. Issue : 
i. Lucia 6 . 
ii. Lois 6 , 
iii. Mary 6 , 
iv. George 6 . 
v. William 6 . 

Descendants of Robert Stiles, the Emigrant, in the Line 
of His Eldest Son John. 

Family 2. 

17. John 2 Stiles [2] (Robert 1 ) was born at Rowley village, 
Essex county, Mass., June (or Jan.) 30, 1661 ; married (1) Nov. 

24, 1684, Deliverance, twin dau. of Jacob and Catherine 
(Symonds) Towne, of Topsfield, Mass., who was born at Tops- 
field, Aug. 5, 1665.* John Stiles and wife were admitted to 
full communion March 18, 1687-8, and on Oct. 4, 1702, John 

* Jacob Towne was the 5th child of William (b. 1600) and Joanna 
(Blessing) Towne, who were m. in Yarmouth, Norfolk Co., England, March 

25, 1620-1. They came to America (probably in 1635), and settled first in 
Salem, Mass. Dec. 11, 1640, William Towne had granted him " a little 
neck of land right over against his house on the other side of the river." 
About 1651 he moved to Topsfield, where he d. 1672; his wife d. about 
1682. They had eight children, six of whom were bapt. in Yarmouth, Eng.; 
of these, Rebecca, wife of Francis Nurse, and Mary, wife of Isaac Esty, 
were executed on a charge of witchcraft on Gallows Hill, Salem, Mass., 
the former July 19, 1692, the latter Sept. 22 of the same year. Jacob 2 , 
bapt. in Yarmouth, Eng., 1633, m. Catherine Symonds (dau. of John and 
Elizabeth), of Salem, Mass., June 26, 1657; had John 3 , Jacob 3 , Catherine 3 , 
Deliverance 3 (m, John Stiles), Ruth 3 , Edmund 3 . — Hist. Windham, N. H., 
pp. 802-3. 



Massachusetts Family. 21 

Stiles, with others, was dismissed to Boxford " to gather 
church," and January 2nd following, Deliverance Stiles was 
dismissed to Boxford church (Topsjleld Becords). Deliver- 
ance Stiles died May 16, 17 — . [Sidney Perley, author of the 
History of Boxford, thinks she probably died about 1705.] 

The 2nd wife of John Stiles was Mary — which is proved 
by the following from the Boxford Records : " Mary Stiles, 
ad. to 1st ch. 24 Dec, 1727, wife of John Stiles." John Stiles' 
place in Boxford was on the south side of Fish brook (Perley* s 
Hist. Boxford, p. 27). In 1680, "John Stiles" was summoned 
to testify at the trial of Elizabeth Morse of Newbury, Mass., 
who was accused of witchcraft. He was made a freeman at 
Boxford in 1690; was constable in 1705, and selectman in 
1725. There is no record of his death, but widow Mary Stiles 
died May 13, 1753 (Boxford Becords), which shows that he 
was not living at that time. 

Children (by first marriage) :* 

18. I. Deliverance 3 , b. Sept., 1685 (from early returns of 

births, marriages and deaths at the office of the 
clerk of courts at Salem, Mass.). Another author- 
ity gives the month of her birth as Oct,, and 
still another has Oct. 23. 

19 . II. Ruth 3 , b. Feb. 17, 1686-7. (In the Boxford Records 

no names are given to the first three children of 
John Stiles, but in the clerk of courts' ofiice at 
Salem the first two are named as here given, 
although Ruth is recorded as the dau. of John 
and Elizabeth, an evident mistake.) Ruth Stiles 
m. Elias Smith about 1717 (prob.).— Boxford 

liS COT 1 ™* 9 

20 . III. John 3 , bap't. Dec. 16, 1688, " John Stiles his John " 

(7'opsfeld Bee), m. Eleanor Pearl. Family 3. 

* The following record of John Stiles' family ia from the Boxford Records 
and was furnished by Mr. Sidney Perley of Boxford: 

"John Stiles m. Deliverance . She, from Topsfield, was ad. to 1st 

chh. 25 Apr., 1703; she d. 16 May, 1 (about 1705). 

Ch.: 

1 (dau.) b. Oct. 1, 

2 (son) b. Nov. 1, 

3 (dau.) b. 17 Feb., 1 

4 Mehitable, b. 22 Oct., 1 (1700?); m. Samuel Gould 9 June, 1726. 

5 Eleanor, b. 17 Feb., 1702-3; bapt. 28 Feb., 1702-3." 



22 Stiles Genealogy. 

21. IT. Elizabeth 3 , m. John Frame, 1719. Issue (Box- 

ford Records): 

22. i. Marcy 4 ,) . mo 

23. ii. Mary 4 , f b " 17i0 ' 

24. iii. John 4 , b. 1723.* 

25. iv. Lydia 4 , b. 1726. 

In the records of Windham county, Conn., 
we find that John Frame bought land of 
Moses Stiles in the town of Windham, Conn., 
previous to 1730. See the following clause 
from a deed given by Moses Stiles of Wind- 
ham, Conn., to John Ayers of Stonington, 
Conn. : " Sold all the above excepting 
twenty acres of the West end which I form- 
erly sold to John Frame " signed " Moses 
Stiles, March 13, 1730." There is also a 
record of the deeding of this lot of land, as 
follows : " Deeded to John Frame and Eliza- 
beth his wife about twenty acres of land 
lying in the township of Windham, the west- 
erly end of that one hundred acre Lot that I 
bought of Caleb Badcock deceased, bounded 
as follows, by land of Stephen Brown, Na- 
thaniel Wales and Lt Ripley " signed, " Moses 
Stiles, January 16, 1732." 

26 . Y. Marcy 3 , bapt. Dec. 2, 1694, "John Stiles his Marcy " 

{Topsfield Ch. Records) ; ad. to the ch. in Box- 
ford, April 30, 1722 ; m. James Richardson, May 
24, mi.—Boxford Records. 

27. VI. Mehitable 4 , b. Oct. 22, 1700 (prob.); m. Samuel 

Gouldf, of Boxford, June 9, 1726 (by Kev. John 
Barnard). Samuel Gould was a descendant of 
Zaccheus, one of the early settlers of Topsfield. 

* A John Frame m. Lydia Johnson, Oct. 9, 1746, who d., and he m. Aug. 
16, 1751 (or 1757), Joanna Cary. Issue : John, b. June 21, 1758.— From 
the Records of Windham, Conn. 

f Pedigree of Samuel Gould: Thomas 1 Gould of Bovington, in the parish 
of Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England (b. abt. 1455); m. Joan 

; Richard' 2 m. Joan ; Thomas 3 m. Alice ; Richard 4 m. 

Jane ; Richard 6 m. ; Zaccheus 6 in. Phebe of 

Topsfield, Mass. ; John 1 m. Sarah Parker ; Samuel s m. Margaret Stone ; 
Samuel 9 m. Mehitable Stiles. — Newcomb OeneaL, p. 432. 



Massachusetts Family. 23 

Samuel and his brothers sold their farm iu Box- 
ford and rem. to Worcester county, Mass. His 
posterity may now be found in Berkshire county, 
Mass., in western New York, Ohio, Illinois, Min- 
nesota, Kansas, etc. [From letter of John H. 
Gould, town clerk of Topsfield, Mass.] Issue 
{From Gould Gen.) : 

28. i. Samuel 4 , b. March 20, 1727; m. 1746 Sarah 

Gilbert, who d. ae. nearly 90 years. He 
d. 1791. Issue {See footnote 1, p. 24) : 

29 . ii. Mehitable 4 , b. Feb. 11, 1729 ; m. Peter Lam- 

son, 1754; rem. to 1ST. H. 

30. iii. Jeremiah 4 , b. at Boxford, Aug. 5, 1731 ; 

m. (1) June 5, 1755, Hannah Bartlett of 
Brookfield, Mass.; m. (2) Aug. 21, 1760, 
Hannah Stevens of Heath, Mass., who d. 
Bee. 12, 1812. He died Aug. 6, 1809, at 
Charlemont, Mass. Issue {See foot-note 2, 
p. 25): 

31. iv. Nathan 4 , b. Jan. 8 (or 18), 1734, at Box- 

ford ; m. Oct. 31, 1757, Martha Gilbert 
of Brookfield, Mass. ; res. in Charlemont, 
Mass., finally rem. to Ya., d. there 1816. 
Issue {See foot-note 3, p. 25) : 

32. v. Jonathan 4 , b. Nov. 28, 1735, prob. d. young. 

33. vi. Eli 4 , b. May 4, 1738; m. Lydia Jennings, 

Dec. 21,' 1767. Issue: Samuel 5 , b. in 
Amherst, Mass.; m. Gates. 

34. vii. Deliverance 4 , b. Feb. 23, 1742; m. Robert 

Nims of Shelburne, Mass. 

35. YII. Eleanor 3 , b. Feb., 1702-3 ; bapt. Feb. 28, 1702-3 ; 

rn. Aaron Bristol of Harwinton, Conn. Issue: 

36. i. Reuben 4 , b. 1737; m. (1) Comfort (dau. of 

Samuel) Barber, March, 1762 ; m. (2) Mrs. 
Martha (Butler), wid. of Samuel Bartholo- 
mew. She d. April 13, 1819, ». 78. He 
res. at Harwinton, Conn., and died there 
Aug. 23, 1828, se. 91 ; was a farmer. 

Children {See foot-note 4, p. 26) : 

37. ii. Aaron 4 . 



24 Stiles Genealogy. 

38. iii. Abel 4 , m. Mary Norton of Goshen Jan. 24, 

1774 ; Lad Lois 5 , b. in Harwinton Dec. 4, 
1775. 

39. iv. Eliphalet 4 , farmer, located at New Canaan, 

N. Y. ; had Eliphalet 5 ; probably some of 
his posterity live on the same place. 

40. v. Marion 4 , b. 1742 ; m. John Preston (b. 1740 

in Windham Co., Conn.), " son of John 
who came from Scotland and settled at 
Hampton, Conn." [So says a descendant, 
but it seems more probable to us that 
John, the father, was the man from Mass., 45 " 
who emigrated to Conn., and settled at 
Windham.— M. S. P. G.] Issue: (1) 
Noah 5 , m. Honor Rosseter. (See foot-note 
5, p. 27.) (2) John Stiles 5 (Preston), b. 
Dec. 5, 1759 ; m. Aurelia Dewey. (See 
foot-note 6, p. 27.) (3) Garner 5 (Pres- 
ton), b. 1773 ; m. Bethena Upson. (See 
foot-note 7, p. 28.) (4) Lucina 5 (Preston), 
m. Jehiel Ford. (See foot-note 8, p. 
29.) (5) Ursula 5 (Preston), m. Lemuel 
Humphrey ville. (See foot-note 9, p. 
29.) 

Foot-note 1 to page 23: 
Descendants of Samuel and Mehitable 3 (Stiles) Gould in the lines of their 

sons, Samuel 4 , Jeremiah 4 , Nathan 4 and Eli. 4 — From Gould Genealogy. 
Samuel 4 Gould m. Sarah Gilbert, 1746. 

Children: 

I. Sarah 5 , b. Aug. 13, 1751; m. Ebenezer Field. 
II. Esther 5 , b. June 30, 1753; d. unm., se. 55. 

III. Samuel 5 , b. May 30, 1755; killed at White Plains Oct. 28, 1776. 

IV. Isaac 5 , b. April 14, 1758; m. Olive Thayer; was a capt. in the Rev. 

war; rem. 1816 from Heath, Mass., "to Otsego, N. Y.; d. 1844 at 
Eden, near Buffalo, N. Y. Issue: 

i. Beulah 6 , b. April 7, 1782; m. Wm. Elderkin of Otsego, N. Y. 
ii. Betsey 6 , b. Jan. 12, 1784; m. 1806 Abel Knight of Brookfield, 

iii. Electa 6 ,' b. Jan. 2, 1786; m. Harris Dietrich; living (1869) at Cold 

Water, Mich, 
iv. Lucius 6 , b. Dec. 12, 1787; m. Mary Ann Dow Jan. 6, 1820. He 

d. Aug. 4, 1832. 

*"Mary Haynes, b. at Newbury, Mass. Oct. 7 (or 2), 1677; m. John 
Preston, Jan. 7, 1706, settled at Windham, Conn." — From New Eng. Hist. 
Gen. Reg. for 1855, p. 350. 



Massachusetts Family. 25 

v. Belinda 6 , b. Feb. 22, 1791; m. (1) Elisba Tarbox, had (1) Lorenzo 

D.' Gould [TarboxJ; m. (2) Wm. Clark of Buffalo, N. Y. 
vi. Olive 6 , b. April 28, 1793; m. Barnard Newell of Springfield, Pa. 
vii. Harriet 6 , b. July 22, 1795; m. David Wentworth of Brimfield, 

N. Y. She d. Feb. 22, 1862. 
viii. Amelia 6 , b. July 22, 1795; d. 1816. 
is. Isaac 6 , b. Sept. 11, 1797; m. Betsey Chapin of Buffalo, N. Y. 

He was drowned in the canal at B. Oct., 1832; no children. 
x. Ruel 6 , b. Dec. 15, 1802; m. (1) Levira Peak; in. (2) Almira Peak. 
He d. 1855. 
V. Daniel 8 , b. Jan. 24, 1760; went south; d. of yellow fever in New 
York city, unm. 
VI. Beulah 6 , b. July 9, 1761; d. young. 

"VII. Eli 5 , b. May 5, 1766, at Amherst, Mass. ; m. Bernice Johnson (b. at 
Westfield, Mass., Aug. 27, 1768) March 3, 1790; d. at Heath, Mass., 
June 24, 1848. He was, when very young, a soldier of the Revolu- 
tion; res. mostly at No. Adams, Mass. Issue: 
i. Samuel 6 , b. Oct. 5, 1790; m. (1) Patience Wilbur; m. (2) Mrs. 
Lavinia (Sanford) Cheney; d. June 13, 1859. Child by 1st 
mar. : (1) Arethusa 1 , b. in No. Adams, Mass., Sept. 21, 
1824; m. in Hanover, 111., Dec. 7, 1850, John Bearse Newcomb, 
Esq., of Elgin, 111., author of the Newcomb Geneal. Issue: 
(a) Foneta Arethusa 8 (Newcomb) b. Oct. 21, 1851; d. April 30, 
1874; (b) Andrew 8 (Newcomb) b. and d. March 10, 1859. 
ii. Willard 6 , b. Aug. 20, 1792; m. (1) Hannah Pike; (2) Louisa Boyden 
iii. Arethusa 6 , b. Oct. 11, 1794; m. John Taft, 1822. 
iv. David 6 , b. Feb. 20, 1797; m. Sally Green, 
v. Daniel 6 , b. Aug. 18, 1800; m. Patience McKnight. 
vi. Sally 6 , b. Aug. 29, 1802; m. John Upton, 1829; she d. in Mich. 1833. 
vii. Nancy 6 , b. Aug. 29, 1802; m. Levi Gates, Apr. 28, 1831. 
viii. Stillman 6 , b. Sept. 1, 1804; m. Maria Smith, Nov. 6, 1834; hed. 
Jan. 5, 1845. 
ix. Eli 6 , b. Nov. 8, 1807; m. Tirza Smith, 
x. Elizabeth 6 , b. July 8, 1809; m. Leander Legg; she died at 

Heath, Mass. ; no chil. 
xi. Almira 6 , b. Aug. 11, 1812 ; d. May 25, 1838, unm. 
"VIII. Mehitable 5 , m. William Batt, an Englishman of Burgoyne's army; 
resided at Bennington, Vt. 

Foot-note 2 to page 23 : 

Jeremiah 4 Gould; m. (1) Hannah Bartlett, June 5, 1755; (2) Hannah fSte- 
vens, Aug. 21, 1760. 
Children (by first marriage): 

I. Aaron 5 , b. Dec. 23, 1757; m. Lydia Gray, May 29, 1781; he d. Oct. 

16, 1826. 
II. Nathan 5 . 
Children (by second marriage): 

III. John 5 . 

IV. Mary 5 , b. Aug. 22, 1769, d. Dec. 4, 1789. 

V. Lydia 5 , m. (1) Ells; (2) Ephraim Eddy; lived at Coleraine, Mass. 

Foot-note 3 to page 23: 
Nathan Gould 4 , m. Martha Gilbert, Oct. 31, 1757. Children: 
I. Jonathan 5 , d. 1778. He was in a detachment commanded by Gen. 
Lee at the battle of Monmouth. 
4 



26 Stiles Genealogy. 

II. Mehitable 5 , m. Barnabas Alden of Ashfield, Mass. 

III. Benjamin 6 , b. Oct. 3, 1767; m. Lydia Alden; be d. Dec, 1849. 

IV. Pascbal Paoli 5 (named for tbe Corsican general) ; d. young. 
V. Lydia 6 , b. July 3, 7721; m. Robert Young. 

VI. Nathan 5 , b. 1776; m. (1) Estber Alden; (2) Cemantba (Pbillips) 
widow of Martin Burr of W. Virginia. 
VII. Gilbert 6 , b. Feb., 1779; m. 1803; Mebitable Taylor; be was living in 
1869. 
[A much fuller record of tbe descendants of Mebitable (Stiles) Gould is 
given in tbe Gould Genealogy, by J. A. Gould, Esq., of Boston.] 

Foot-note 4 to page 23: 

Descendants of Aaron and Eleanor 3 (Stiles) Bristol in tbe line of tbeir 
son Reuben 4 , wbo m. (1) Mcb., 1762, Comfort Barber; (2) Mrs. Martba 
(Butler) Bartbolomew (widow of Samuel). He died at Harwinton, Conn., 
Aug. 23, 1828, age 91; Mrs. Martba Bristol, d. Apr. 13, 1819, se. 78. 
Children (by first marriage): 

I Isaac 5 b. Oct. 21 1762 
II." Reuben 5 , Jr., b. Apr. 8, 1765; d. Nov. 10, 1808; m. Anna Phelps 
(dau. of Samuel). She was born Nov. 8, 1767, in Harwinton, 
Conn. Issue (all born at Harwinton, Conn.): 
i. Lovina 6 , b. Feb. 6, 1793; d. May 26, 1827. 
ii. Anna 6 , b. Mch. 4, 1795; m. Horace Cook; had chil. 
iii. Comfort 6 , b. Sept. 18, 1797. 
iv. Ursula 6 , b. June 15, 1800. 
v. Luman 6 , b. Oct. 11, 1802; had children: 
Reuben 5 Bristol, Jr., d. in Harwinton, Conn., Nov. 10, 1808, and his wid. 
m. Nehemiah Bradley, and they, with her children, went west. 

[Harwinton records have the death of Aaron Bristol, Mch. 30, 1792, ae. 
22. May he not have been of this family ?— M. S. P. G.] 

III. Comfort 5 , m. Abner Scoville. Issue: several children, among them, 

i. Dau. 6 , m. Dan. Weed, 
'ii. Dau. 6 , m. Julius Jones. 
Mrs. Comfort Scoville, d. July 15, 1808, age 36; (b. abt. 1772). 

IV. Abigail 5 , m. Henry Miller, of Torringford, Conn. (P. O. add. of son 

Lewis M. at Torringford.) 
(By second marriage) : 

V. Richard 5 , b. May 8, 1779 ; m. (1) Polly Birge (b. in Torrington, Conn., 
Feb. 22, 1781) in T., Nov. 24, 1803. She d. Oct. 23, 1813. He m. 
(2) Roxy Bissell, of Torriugton, May 9, 1814. She d. at Farming- 
ton, 111., Dec. 6, 1846. He was dea. of the Cong. ch. at Harwin- 
ton, Conn., from 1820 to 1838. He d. at Farmington, 111., Sept. 19, 
1853. Children (by first marriage), all born at Harwinton: 
i. Mary Ann 6 , b. Nov. 28, 1804 ; m. Farrand Dunbar, a worthy 
farmer of Plymouth, Conn., Oct. 30, 1832 ; no issue ; d. at P., 
April 25, 1852. 
ii. Julia 6 , b. Feb. 21, 1806 ; m. Ellis Burwell, of Barkhamsted, 

Conn, 
iii. Albert 6 , b. Aug. 30, 1808 ; d. Nov. 23, 1833. 

iv. (son 6 ), b. March 6 : d. March 11, 1812. 

v. (dau. 6 ), b. Oct. 3 ; d. Oct. 27, 1813. 

(By second marriage) : 

vi. Seth Bissell 6 , b. Sept. 9, 1815; m. in Farmington, 111., ; 

d. in F., April, 1877 ; had children. 



Massachusetts Family. 27 

vii. (Rev.) Richard Chester 6 , b. April 19, 1817 ; m. and res. at Farm- 

ington, 111. 
viii. Geo. Carmi 6 , b. Feb. 15, 1819 ; grad. W. Reserve Coll., 1841, d. 
same year at Farmington, 111. 
ix. Riley 6 , b. May 18, 1822 ; m. at Farmington, 111.; res. there (1884); 
farmer. 
VI. Silas s , m. Nancy Thorpe. He d. June 4, 1835, se. 66. Mrs. Nancy 
Bristol d. March 31, 1828, se. 46. Issue : 
l A_9ii*on i 
• -" B ut i er 6 f These sons went to the Black river. 

VII. Chester 5 , m. Phelps ; no issue ; d. at Torringford, Conn. 

Foot-note 5 to page 24: 

Noah 5 , son of John and Marion (Bristol) Preston, m. Honor Rosseter, of 
Harwinton, Conn., and moved to Camden, N. Y. Children : 

I. Riley 6 , who had 5 sons and 2 daus. ; the latter died young — Cataline 1 , 
William 7 , Cyprian 1 , George 7 ; the other names not given. 
II. Warren 6 , had 3 sons and 1 dau. Gilbert 7 , Julius 7 , etc. Julius 7 has 
Lorenzo 8 , b. 1830, at Farmington, Warren Co., Pa., and Jerome 8 , 
a woollen manufacturer, who has been rep. at Albany; res. James- 
town, N. Y. 

III. Lyman 6 , res. last at Stillman Valley, Ogle county, 111. Left 2 sons 

and 3 daus. Gardner 7 , the oldest, res. at Stillman Valley, is an 
energetic farmer. His bro. Lyman 7 lives near ; is a hardware 
dealer ; has 4 sons and 1 dau. A sister of Gardner and Lyman, Jr., 
lives in Rockford, 111.; m. Mason Lewis, a prosperous farmer ; had 
a son in coll. The youngest dau. of Lyman 6 , Sr., moved to Kansas 
and died there. 

IV. Rosseter 6 was a farmer ; lived in Camden, N. Y., many years ; moved 

to Rockford, 111.; died there 1876, se. 89; had 9 chil.; three are now 
(1884) living — a son 7 miles from Stillman Valley; a dau. at Rock- 
ford. The youngest son died in the army. Honor 7 Preston of this 
family married Asahel Trumbull, formerly of Windsor, Conn., now 
(1884) a retired farmer and a man worthy of the name he bears. 

V. John Stiles 6 , had 2 sons and 2 daus. Noah 7 lives in the valley where 

his father died ; the others live near; are farmers in good circum- 
stances . 
VI. Chandler 6 lives in Oswego Co., N. Y. ; has 1 son and 1 dau.; a dau. 
named Olive d. young. 
VII. Honor 6 , m. Calvin Johnson ; had 3 sons and 1 dau. Rosseter 7 John- 
son has been mayor of San Francisco, Cal. Spencer 7 Johnson re- 
sides at Patevia, Rent Co., 111. ; is a farmer and an honorable and 
able man. 

Foot-note 6 to page 24: 

John Stiles 5 Preston (son of John and Marion 4 [Bristol] Preston); b. in 
Harwinton, Conn., Dec. 5, 1769; m. Aurelia Dewey of H. (b. Sept. 5, 1774), 
Mch. 6, 1797. Mr. P. was a farmer; res. at Harwinton; represented the 
town in 1822 and 1825. He d. Dec. 12, 1842; Mrs. Aurelia (Dewey) Pres- 
ton, d. Feb. 15, 1837. 
Children: 
I. Mary 6 , b. Jan. 7, 1798; m. Nehemiah Griffin, a farmer of Plymouth, 
Conn; she d. Sept. 17, 1828; left 2 daus. 



28 Stiles Genealogy. 

II. Noah 6 , b. Feb. 18, 18 — (the record says 1818, but this must be a 

mistake); m. Lucy Marsh of Northfield, Conn. He was a clock- 
maker; d. in 111., Aug. 20, 1845; left son George (who d. without 
issue), and a dau. who m. Hiram Miner, a farmer, has several 
chil. ; Lucy 1 Preston, dau. of Noah 6 , m. Chas. F. Smith, a mason 
of Bridgeport; has (1) Alice 8 , (2) Herbert 8 , (3) Frank 8 . 

III. Marion*, b. Dec. 28, 1801; d. Aug. 8, 1820. 

IV. Eli D. 6 , b. Mch. 28, 1804; is a first-class mechanic and farmer; res. 

at Unionville, Conn. Issue: 

i. Henry 1 , a machinist; m. and has several children; res. Union- 
ville, Conn, 
ii. Edward M. 1 , a farmer; res. Minn.; m. and has several chil. 
iii. Albert 1 , was a lumber dealer; served 3 years in the army; d. 
Nov. 24, 1876. 
V. Gardner 6 , b. April 14, 1806; m. Eunice (dau. of Samuel and Eunice) 
Merwin of Northfield, Conn., was a farmer. In 1846-7 was a 
member of the Legislature for Harwinton; d. June 25, 1869. 
Issue: 

i. Phebe 1 . m. Sidney Osborn. 
ii. Mary 1 , m. George Guernsey, a farmer of Northfield, Conn., has 2 

daus. 
iii. Frederick 1 , is a commercial traveler; res. Waterbury, Conn., m. 

Nellie Osborn of Waterbury; has 2 chil. 
iv. Minerva 1 , m. George Purdy, carpenter; 1 cbild. 
v. Alice 1 , m. Charles Bunnell, foreman in Seth Thomas' clock fac- 
tory, 
vi. Arthur 1 , mechanic in Ansonia, Conn. 

VI. John Stiles 6 (Preston), Jr., b. May 3, 1808; located a farmer in Har- 

winton, Conn.; m. Hannah Churchill of Northfield, Conn. He 

d. Jan. 14, 1868. Issue: 

i. Edwin Stiles 1 , a farmer; res. Colebrook, Conn. Issue: Eva 8 , 

Frank 8 , Stiles. 8 
ii. John 1 , a hotel keeper at Minneapolis, Minn. 

VII. Aurelia 6 , b. Feb. 3, 1813; m. Henry Bancroft, clockmaker, of East 

Windsor, Conn.; res. Forestville, Conn. Issue: Several chil.: 
i. George 1 (Bancroft); res. Bristol, Conn.; clockmaker, has several 

chil. 
ii. Henry 1 (Bancroft), lives at Forestville. 
VIII. Pamelia 6 , b. Apr. 3, 1815; m. Giles L. Gaylord of Torringford, Conn.; 
she d. May 11, 1846; left a dau. who m. Carlos Phillips, a mer- 
chant in Iowa; res. (1884) Frankfort, Marshall Co., Kansas. 
IX. James J. 6 , b. in Harwinton, May 5, 1817; m. Adeline Camp of Win- 
sted, Conn., Nov. 21, 1841; is a farmer; res. at Winsted; was an 
abolitionist in slavery days, is now a strong Prohibitionist. Issue: 
i. James H. 1 , b. Apr. 15, 1849; is a dealer in clothing and furnish- 
ing goods at West Winsted, Conn.; m. Elizabeth Van Val- 
kenberg, June 7, 1870. Issue: (1) Adeline B. 8 (Preston); b. 
Nov. 18, 1871; (2) Blanche C. 8 (Preston); b. Apr. 24, 1877; 
(3) Mary Eleanor Stiles 8 (Preston), b. Mch. 4, 1884. 

Foot-note 7 to page 24: 

Garner 5 Preston (son of John and Marion 4 [Bristol] Preston), b. 1773, m. 
Bethena Upson, Dec. 2, 1795; he d. 1805: Children: 

I. Deborah 6 , b. Dec. 24, 1796; m. Spencer Johnson, a farmer, May 28, 



Massachusetts Family. 29 

1817; res. in Farmington, Warren Co., Pa., at Preston Corners; 6 
chil., one son in Cal., one Wis., the others in Farmington. 
II. Nelson 6 , b. Nov. 7, 1798; was a farmer in Virginia. During the late 
war he was a Union man, and the Rebels took from him what and 
all they could lay hold of. He d. in 1863, and after his death his 
4 chil. rem. to St. Joseph, Mo. 

III. Riley 6 , settled in Farmington, Pa.; was a farmer; d. Jan. 24, 1883: 

ae.80 yrs.; m. Emily Northro, Apr. 6, 1826, had son: 
i. Nelson 1 , 54 yrs. old in 1884; res. Farmington; has 1 son and 2 
daus. 

IV. Maria 6 , m. Lent Upson, a farmer, of Camden, N. Y., Mch. 3, 1819; 

9 children, of whom 5 are living, some in Camden, N. Y. 

Foot-note 8 to page 24: 

Lucina 5 , dau. of John and Marion (Bristol) Preston; m. Jehiel Ford; 
farmer of Thomaston, Conn. They had 4 children who grew up, viz. : 
I. Marvin 6 , a farmer; m. Belinda Bishop; first resided at Readsboro, 
Vt., abt. 1854; rem. to Iowa, where he died. Issue: Isaac 7 , Elon 1 , 
Epas 7 , Allen 7 , Louisa 7 , Roxana 7 , Marilla 8 . 
II. Julia 6 ; m. Henry Wood. Issue: 
i. Lucina 7 (Wood); d. young. 

ii. John 7 (Wood), foreman in Thomas' clock shop (Waterbury). 
iii. Allen 7 (Wood), works at clockmaking. 
iv. Warren 7 (Wood), works at clockmaking. 
v. Dau. m. T. W. Etheredge, lawyer of Thomaston, Conn. 

III. Theodosea 6 "Dotha"m. Alvin Mills, rem. to Iowa; had Wallace 7 

and Mahlon 7 ; farmers. 

IV. Marilla 6 , m. Charles Lambert Russell, farmer, of Cheshire, Conn. 

Issue : 

i. Emily 7 m. W. T. Spencer of Derby, Conn. In 1884 Mr. S. was 

in the Pension office at Washington, D. C. 
ii. Ellen 7 , m. Elton Dolittle of Cheshire, Conn, 
iii. Eunice 7 , m. James Williams; rem. west. Had Amos 8 , Hiram 8 , 

James 8 , Frances 8 , Louisa 8 , Marilla. 8 
iv. Mary J. 7 , m. Xenophon Camp, a farmer. Had (1) Emiline 8 , m. 

John Griffin, mason; (2) Emerett 8 , m. Seth Mills of Burlington, 

Conn.; reside Masonville, Iowa. Had (a) Charles 9 , m. Ella 

Hotchkiss of Cheshire, Conn. 

Foot-note 9 to page 24: 

Ursula 5 (dau. of John and Marion 4 [Bristol] Preston), born Feb. 12, 1780, 
m. Lemuel Humphreyville, farmar, Jan. 1, 1799; r*s. at Northfield, Conn., 
where he d. Nov. 13, 1828, se. 51. She d. May 26, 1882, se. 102 yrs. 3 mos. 
14 days. "Although delicate in early life, she gained strength and vigor 
with increasing years, when both were most needed. 

" She was called to part with her husband over 54 years before her own 
death, and from that time she carried the burdens of the family alone. 
The outdoor labors necessitated by the superintending of her farm, proba- 
bly contributed much towards prolonging her life. To the day of her death 
she showed no symptoms of disease, but died as a clock runs down. It 
should be said that her early faith and trust in God seemed to grow strong 
as nature grew weak. Her recollection of hymns and tunes learned in 
early life remained to the last, and even on the morning of her death she 
sang a favorite verse sweetly and distinctly." 



30 Stiles Genealogy. 



Children : 
I. Louisa 6 (Humphrey ville), b. Nov. 6, 1800; m. Smith Law, merchant 
of Litchfield, Conn., Feb. 26, 1821, d. in Philadelphia, July 9, 
1836. Issue: 

i. Sidney S. 7 (Law); res. Winchester, Conn.; has daus. Louisa 8 and 
Susan. 8 
II. Susan 6 (Humphrey ville), b. Feb. 26, 1803; m. George Cook, farmer, 
of Litchfield, Conn., Dec. 7, 1825. She d. Dec. 14, 1837. Issue: 
i. Louisa 1 (Cook); m. Worthington. 

III. Lemuel G. 6 (Humphrey ville), b. March 15, 1805; d. Aug. 16, 1836. 

IV. Mary 6 (Humphreyville), b. Jan. 3, 1808; m. Newton Perkins, mer- 

chant; d. without issue. 
V. Albro M. 6 (Humphreyville), b. June 12, 1810; m. Harriet Andrews, 
Oct. 26, 1834; res. Northfield, Conn., is a farmer; had Lemuel 
Garner, who had Jennie 8 , Etta L. 8 , Bertha U. 8 , Louis G. 8 , Samuel B. 8 
VI. Harriet 6 (Humphreyville), b. May 19, 1812; m. Geo. Smith of Litch- 
field, Conn.; rem. to Doylestown, Pa., where he d. ; was in the 
mercantile business; had 2 daus. in Philadelphia and a sou in 
Texas. 
VII. Deborah, b. Feb. 8, 1815; m. Stephen Campbell, merchant, of Doyles- 
town, Pa.; both d. young; left a son and. dau. 



Family 3. 

41. John 3 Stiles, Jr. [20] (John 2 , Robert 1 ), was bapt. at 
Topsfield, Mass., Dec. 16, 1688 {Topsfield Oh. Records); mar- 
ried Eleanor Pearl, Jan. 18, 1715. They res. in Boxford, 
Mass., of which place he was selectman in 1729 {Hist. Box- 
ford, p. 376). Iu Essex Deeds (55: 234-7) is the following 
record : " Mch 9, 1.731. Jonathan Stickney with wife Mary, 
for 65£ sells John Stiles Jr of Boxford 14| acres upland and 
meadow in Boxford." In 1770 John Stiles of Boxford owns 
meadow land — perhaps the same John Stiles and the same 
meadow. 

Children [From Boxford Records) : 

42. I. Benjamin, 4 , b. Nov. 4, 1716 ; bapt. May 25, 1717 ; 

m. Elizabeth Foster. Family 4. 

43. II. John 4 , b. Sept. 23, 1717 (prob. d. young). 

44 . III. Richard 4 , b. May 15, 1721 ; bapt' June 28, 1721 ; 

d. July 24, 1747. 

45 . IY. Deliverance 4 , b. Feb. 21, 1722-3 ; bapt. March 3, 

1722-3 ; m. Stephen Emery, Oct. 20, 1743, who 
was probably from Newbury. They lived in 
Boxford. The place where their house stood is 
indicated by Perley in his " Dwellings in Box- 



Massachusetts Family. 31 

ford." Stephen Emery d. between 1755 and 
1760, and his wid. m. as 2d wife Elisha Towne. 
Issue (by first marriage) : 

46. i. David 5 . 

47. ii. Stephen 5 , d. in infancy. 

48 . iii. Stephen 5 (probably was the one of his name 

who served two or more short terms in 
the Revolutionary War.) 

49. iv. John 5 , b. 1750; m. Elizabeth Perkins of 

Topsfield ; settled in Rindge, N. EL, in 
1771, where he d. March 26, 1839, ae. 88. 
" He was unpretending in his manners 
and upright in character" {Hist, of 
Rindge, JSf. H.). {For his descendants 
see foot-note, pp. 32-35.) 

50. v. Jesse 5 . 

51. vi. Rebecca 5 . 

52. V. John 4 , b. March 17, 1725: bapt. March 27, 1725; 

m. Hannah Holt, Hannah Deney and Phebe 
Marasser. Familv 5. 

53. VI. Abigail*, b. Feb. 8, 1727-8 ; bapt. Feb. 11, 1727-8 ; 

m. John Emery (prob. a brother of Stephen, who 
m. her sister Deliverance) of Newbury, Mass., 
Dec. 18, 1753. 

54. VII. Mary 4 , b. Feb. 3, 1729-30 ; bapt. Feb. — , 1729-30 ; 

m. Jacob Curtis, May 26, 1752. They seem to 
have lived for awhile after their marriage at 
Boxford, whence they rem. abt. 1757 to Souhe- 
gan West (now Amherst, 1ST. H.). Jacob Curtis 
served in several expeditions in the war for inde- 
pendence. Issue : 

55. i. Lemuel 5 was a Revolutionary soldier; m. 

Mary Smith, Feb. 9, 1799 ; rem. to An- 
trim, ]N". H., 1784. He was a farmer ; 
lived to be very aged. His son Lemuel 
was living a few years ago on the farm 
originally owned by his father. 

56. ii. Stephen 5 , b. 1755; was a soldier in the 

Revolution ; m. Abigail Small, who d. 
Jan. 10, 1782. He rem. to Antrim, N. 
H., in 1784. He d. 1832, se. 77. 



60. 


vi. 


61. 


vii. 


62. 


viii. 


63. 


ix. 


64. 


X. 


65. 


xi. 



32 Stiles Genealogy. 

57. iii. Isaac Palmer 5 , b. June 23, 1758; was a sol- 

dier at The Cedars and at Bennington. 

58. iv. Ebenezer 5 , b. June 9, 1760 ; was a soldier in 

the Continental army in 1781 ; m. Sarah 
Parker, Dec. 29, 1784. 

59 . v. Elizabeth 5 , b. March 8, 1762 ; m. Isaac Car- 
ter, July 10, 1787. 

Marv 5 , b. April 15, 1764. 
John 5 , b. Jan. 29, 1766. 
Asaph 5 , b. May 31, 1768; d. Jan. 4, 1769. 
ix. Asaph 5 , b. Jan! 15, 1770. 
Abel 5 , b. July 8, 1772. 
Sarah 5 . 

Foot-note to page 31 : 

Descendants of Deliverance 4 (Stiles) Emery in the line of her son John 6 
(from Steams' Hist. Rindge, N. H.). 

John 5 Emery (or Emory, as the Rindge family spell the name), m. Eliza- 
beth Perkins of Topsfield, Mass., and rem. to Rindge, N. H., in 1771. 
Children {From Steams' Hist. Rindge): 
1. Francis 6 , b. at Topsfield, Mass., Aug. 14, 1770; m. Eunice Philbrick 
(b. May 18, 1771), Jan. 18, 1796; res. in Grafton, Vt., and Winchen- 

QOH IVXflSH IsSllfi* 

i. Grata 1 , 'b. in Grafton, Vt., Oct. 17, 1797; d. Oct. 13, 1801. 

ii. Elizabeth P. 7 , b. in G., Aug. 23, 1799; d. Oct. 21, 1801. 

iii. John 7 , b. in Winchendon, Mass., Nov. 20, 1800; m. (1) Sept. 
24, 1823, Sarah P. Barrett, who d. May 9, 1830; m. (2) Almira, 
dau. of Daniel and Lucy (Ames) Jones, of Framingham, 
Mass. Chil. (by 1st mar.): (1) Jane; m. Henry O. Blanchard; 
res. Wisconsin; (2) Maria; m. David M. Barker; res. Wis. ;(3) 
Justin ; m. Elizabeth Barber of Winchendon, Mass. ; res. 
Rindge, N. H. 
ii. Eunice 7 , b. Apr. 30, 1803; m. (1) abt. 1825, Milo, son of Capt. 
Ebenezer and Sybil (Howe) Stone, of Townsend, Mass., for a 
short time a merchant and hotel keeper at Rindge. He d. July 
16, 1834; she m. (2d) George French, and d. Feb. 25, 1837. 

v. Lucretia 1 , b. Feb. 24, 1805; m. Hubbard, son of Jonathan and 
Sybil (Tarbell) Moors, of Shirley, Mass. ; he was b. at Rindge, 
N. H.,Nov. 11, 1788; res. in Boston some years; ret. to Rindge; 
d. 1874, bequeathing $2,000 to the Cong. Soc. of Rindge, and 

$1,000 to the Meth. Soc. ; Mrs. Lucretia Moors d. May 

6, 1873. No issue. 

vi. Louisa 7 , b. Oct. 3, 1807; m. Hollis Chaffin, Apr. 3, 1834; 

res. in Rindge for a few years; present residence, Providence, 

R. I. 

vii. Sarah 7 , b. Aug. 26, 1809; m. July 3, 1838, Hosley Shedd of 

Tewksbury, Mass., where they resided; she d. Dec. 9, 1873; he 

June 6, 1874. No issue. 

II. Daniel 6 , b. July 5, 1772; m. Betsey, dau. of Abner and Ruth (Hale) 

Curtice (b. in Boxford, Mass., July 14, 1772). Her parents re- 



Massachusetts Family. 33 

moved when she was a child, to Winchendon. Daniel Emery 
manufactured " nest, boxes " in Rindge; he rem. in 1806 to Jaffrey, 
N. H. ; in 1825 to Pa., where he was a farmer and manufacturer, 
also postmaster for several years; he d. at Mahoopany, Wyoming 

Co., Pa., in 1855; his w. d. at Jaffrey, N. H., 1848. Issue: 

i. Permelia 7 , b. Nov. 1, 1794; d. at Ware, Mass.; unm. 

ii. Prentice Burr 7 , b. July 17, 1797; was a physician; lived and 
died in N. J. 

ii. Alvah 7 , b. June 11, 1799; was a hatter; m. and lived at Leo- 
minster, Mass.; d. Sept. 24, 1851. 

v. Ambrose 7 , b. Nov. 12, 1802; m. Mary, dau. of Henry and Patty 
(Russell) Godding, of New Ipswich, N. H. (b. Mch. 29, 1797); 
res. at Rindge and Jaffrey. Children: (1) George 8 ; (2) Martha 
Ann 8 , m. John Durant. 

t. Cynthia 7 , m. Levi Joslin; she d. Mch. 27, 1848. Issue: (1) Levi 8 
(Joslin); (2) Judson 8 (Joslin). 

i. Daniel 7 , b. Jan. 16, 1809; m. Susan C. Pierce, Sept. 30, 1829; 
she b. Jan. 31, 1807. He was an extensive dealer in hats, 
caps and furnishing goods, at Fitchburg, Mass., where he d. 
Mch. 31, 1858; his wid. res. with her dau. at Cambridge, 
Mass. Children: (1) Charles Augustus 8 , b. Apr. 21, 1831; m. 
Nancy C. Pierce of Lunenburg, Mass., June 20, 1854. He 
continued the business of his father for many years; is now a 
provision dealer in Fitchburg. Issue: (a) Nellie Frances 9 , 
b. July 24, 1855; d. Mch. 27, 1863; (b) Minnie Louisa 9 , b. Mch. 
20, 1859; d. Apr. 9, 1863; (c) Charles Lincoln 9 , b. Mch. 15, 
1861; d. Mch. 22, 1863; (d) Frank Eugene 9 , b. Jan. 19, 1866; 
(e) Bertram Pierce 9 , b. Aug. 26, 1868; (2) Sydney Patterson 8 , 
b. Feb. 26, 1835; m. (1) Feb. 24, 1863, Cynthia E. (dau. of 
Leonard) Osborne. She d. Apr. 10, 1865; he m. (2) Nov. 2, 
1867, Sarah (Davis) Newton, wid. of Dexter Newton, and dau. 
of Winslow and Lydia (Larned) Davis of Templeton, Mass. 
Mr. Emery is a successful proprietor of a restaurant at Fitch- 
burg, Mass. Children (by 1st wife): (a) Walter Osborn 9 , b. 
Mch. 31, 1865; d. June 26, 1865; (b) Lonie Patterson 9 , b. Mch. 
13, 1871; d. May 29, 1871; (3) William Childs 8 , b. June 23, 
1836; m. June 9, 1859, Georgiana Frances, dau. of James and 
Louisa (Lord) Leavitt, of Lowell and Wilmington, Mass.; has 
been a successful provision dealer at Fitchburg, Mass. Issue: 
(a) Willie Leavitt 9 , b. May 5, 1864; d. May 8, 1867; (b) Walter 
Leavitt 9 , b. Nov. 10, 1868; (4) Caroline Frances 8 , b. July 5, 
1838; d. May 7, 1840; (5) Edward Franklin 8 , b. Apr. 28, 1841; 
m. Mary Mildred (b. Feb. 12, 1843, (dau. of John and Sarah 
C. (Purington) Colby, of Bath, Me. He served 3 years in the 
36th Regt. Mass. Vols. ; was prom, to lieut. , detailed as Brig- 
ade, then as Div. , Commissary and Quartermaster. Is now a 
provision dealer at Fitchburg, Mass. Issue: (a) Cora Altha 9 , 
b. at F., Dec. 19, 1861; (b) Gertrude Susan 9 , b. at F., Jan. 10, 
1865; (c) Frederick Lincoln 9 , b. at Lunenburg, Apr. 9, 1867; 
(6) Frederick Pierce 8 , b. Apr. 26, 1843; d. May 12, 1844; (7) 
Sarah Emma 8 , b. Apr. 7, 1845; m. June 15, 1869, Henry D. 
(son of Benjamin and Isabella) Yerxa. He is a member of the 
firm of Cobb, Bates & Yerxa, grocers, Boston, Mass., res. at 
Cambridge. Issue: (a) Sadie E. 9 (Yerxa), b. Sept. 6, 1871; (b) 

5 



34 Stiles Genealogy. 

Henry D. 9 (Yerxa), b. Mch. 12, 1874; (8) Abbie Susan 8 , b. Oct. 
16, 1848; d. Aug. 24, 1874; (9) Herbert, b.Feb, 3, 1851; a sales- 
man in Boston, 
vii. Sophia 1 , m. Jonathan J. Ayers of No. Brookfield, Mass. 

III. John 6 , b. Oct. 14, 1774; m. Deborah, dau. of Dea. Francis and Phebe 

(Towne) Towne, formerly of Topsfield, Mass. (b. Apr. 17, 1777; d. 
Oct. 14, 1832). He was a farmer, d. June 7, 1838. Issue: 
i. Francis Towne 1 , b. July 24, 1811; m. Nov. 5, 1844, Mary Smith, 
res. at Eindge, N. H., until 1856, when they rem. to Prairie 
City, 111.; had 3 sons, 
ii. Elizabeth P. 1 , b. June 10, 1815; m. Walter Brooks, Nov., 1857; 
res. in Rindge until 1866, when they rem. to Prairie City, 111., 
where she d. Aug., 1878. 
iii. Charles Pinckney 1 , b. Oct. 15, 1817; d. unm. Apr. 5, 1883. 
iv. Deborah 1 , b. Dec, 1820; m. Jacob Newell of Jaffrey, N. H. Mr. 
N. was a member of Co. F., 16th N. H. Vols.; d. Apr. 5, 1863. 
Issue: (1) George A. 8 (Newell), b. June 19, 1850; m. Feb. 9, 
1871, Sarah M. (dau. of Edward and Maria [Sawin] Wright of 
Rindge, N. H. ; (2) Henry O. 8 (Newell), b. Feb. 8, 1856; d. young; 
(3) Francis 8 (Newell), b. Apr. 8, 1857; d. young. 

IV. Isaac 8 , b. Mch. 25, 1776; lived and died in the State of New York. 
V. Stephen 6 , b. May 13, 1778; m. (1) Feb. 15, 1804, Betty, dau. of Isaac 

and Elizabeth (Hartwell) Wood (b. Sept. 10, 1785; d. Mch. 2, 
1807); m. (2) May 30, 1810; Polly, dau. of Jonathan and Deborah 
(Sherwin) Ingalls (b. Mch. 28, 1785; d. May 20, 1826); m. (3)Hepsy, 
dau. of John and Rebecca (Demary) Buswell, of Rindge. [John 
Buswell was a great grandson of Robert Stiles, from whom John 
Emery, the ancestor of the line we are tracing, was also descended.] 
Capt. Stephen Emery was a farmer, and was also engaged for many 
years in the manufacture of " nest boxes " and " drums." He was 
capt. of the militia, and was frequently chosen to other offices. 
He was universally respected for integrity and honesty. He d. 
Jan. 13, 1874, ae. 95 yrs. and 8 mos. Children (by first marriage): 
i. Derostus Wood 1 , b. Feb. 22, 1807; m. Mary, dau. of Benjamin 
and Judith (Metcalf) Pierce; was a farmer; res. in Rindge. 
Issue: (1) George A. 8 , b. Mch. 28, 1828; m. (1) May 20, 1854, 
Martha J. (dau. of David) Bass of Sharon, N. H. She d. June 
21, 1863; m. (2) June 5, 1864, Maria E. Stearns of Jaffrey, N. H. ; 
res. Sharon; (2) Julia Augusta 8 , b. Sept. 24, 1830; m. Sept. 24, 
1851, Charles F. (son of Capt. Freeborn) Stearns; (3) Derostus 
P. 8 , b. Mch. 27, 1832; m. Nov., 1838, H. Augusta (dau. of 
Joseph Davis (b. in Ashburnham, Mass., Aug. 16, 1829); res. 
in Sharon, N. H., where he is extensively engaged in the manu- 
facture of coarse lumber; (4) Jane E. 8 , b. Feb. 13, 1835; m. 
May 10, 1855, Rodney A. Hubbard (b. Nov. 25, 1829), a con- 
ductor on the Monadnock R. R. Child: Martha J. 9 (Hubbard), 
b. Mch. 31, 1857; (5) Warren W. 8 , b. Feb. 12, 1837; m. (1) Nov., 
1860, Caroline, dau. of Alison and Azubah (Gibbs) Lake (b. , 
Mch. 23, 1838); m. (2) May 19, 1868, Abbie T., dau. of John 
E. and Mary Ann (Sawtell) Lake (b. Sept. 28, 1846); res. at 
Rindge; is a partner in the firm of Fletcher & Emery, mer- 
chants; has been town clerk of R. since 1868; has also been 
town treasurer; (6) Albert A. 8 , b. July 7, 1842; m. Nov., 1866, 
Mary Ann, dau. of Frederick A. and' Apphia (Tyler) Wilder; 



Massachusetts JFamily. 35 

is a farmer; res. on the homestead; (7) Marianna 8 , b. Sept. 18, 

1847; m. Sept. 18, 1872, William B. Bobbins of B. Jaffrey, 

where they reside. 
Children (by second marriage): 

ii. Albert 7 , b. Mch. 5, 1811; m. Sarah Jane Clapp; res. in Canton, 

111. Issue: (1) Eliza Jane 8 ; (2) Charles Albert 8 , 
iii. Augustus 1 , b. Sept. 27, 1813; m. Permelia Woodworth; res. in 

Canton, 111. Child: Herbert 8 , 
iv. Eliza 7 , b. May 31, 1816; d. Sept. 16, 1816. 
v. Eliza 7 , b. Feb. 21, 1819; res. in Rindge. 

Children (by third marriage): 

viii. Stephen B. 7 , b. Sept. 1, 1828; d. Dec. 17, 1847. 
ix. Elizabeth 7 , b. Apr. 23, 1833; d. May 24, 1846. 
x. Caroline M. 7 , b. June 26, 1834; d. Apr. 22, 1836. 
xi. Ellen 7 , b. Jan. 7, 1836; d. Sept. 30, 1864; unm. 
VI. Betsey 6 , b. Apr. 25, 1782; d. unm. Sept. 21, 1844. 
VII. Olive 6 , b. Sept. 26, 1784; d. unm. Aug. 20, 1855. 
VIII. Enos 6 , b. Oct. 23, 1791; m. Apr. 22, 1817, Zipporah, dau. of David 
Hale (b. Dec. 12, 1789); res. in Keene, N. H., Groton and Ash- 
burnham, Mass. She d. of small-pox, Sept. 14, 1848. He d. Feb. 
20, 1867. Issue: 
i. Mary 7 , b. Jan. 23, 1818; m. June 15, 1839, George E., son of 

Elias and Anna (Jones) Lane; res. Fitchburg, Mass. 
ii. William H. 7 , b. Mch. 27, 1821; m. June 11, 1856, Mary A., dau. 

of John and Anna (Cook) Lane; res. Ashburnham, Mass. 
iii. Paschal P. 7 , b. July 21, 1825; m. Nov. 27, 1850, Marilla J., dau. 
of Elias and Anna (Jones) Lane ; is a merchant at Springfield, 
Mass. 



Family 4. 

66. Benjamin 4 Stiles [42] (John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was 
born at Boxford, Mass., Nov. 4, 1716, probably, although the 
record at Boxford, reads as follows : " Benjamin, born 25 
May, 1717, bapt. 4 Nov., 1716." He married Elizabeth (dau. 
of John) Foster, of Andover, Mass., Jan. 11, 1737-8. [John 
Foster was a brother of Hannah Foster, who mar. Timothy 2 
Stiles, the 4th son of Robert Stiles, the emigrant ancestor of 
the Massachusetts Stiles family. John and Hannali Foster 
were descendants of Reginald Foster, the English emigrant, 
who settled at Ipswich, Mass.] Benjamin Stiles died at Box- 
ford, July 25, 1762. 

Children (from Boxford Records) : 

67. I. Phineas 5 , b. Sept. 25, 1738 ; m. Hannah , and 

Abigail Fisher. Family 6. 

68. II. Simeon 5 , b. Dec. 15, 1739 ; d. Dec, 1739. 



36 Stiles Genealogy. 

69. III. Edmund 5 , b. Nov. 22, 1740 ; m. Elizabeth Preston. 

Family 7. 

70. IV. Foster 5 , b. Feb. 21, 1742-3 ; bapt. Mch., 1742-3. 

71. Y. Simeon 5 , b. July 24, 1744; m. Mary Gould. 

Family 8. 

72. YI. Richard 5 , bapt. Aug. 7, 1748 ; prob. m. Desire 

Roundy. Family 9. 

73. VII. Benjamin 5 , b. May 31, 1750; m. Elizabeth Cutler. 

Family 10. 

74. VIII. Cyrus 5 , b. May 13, 1753 ; m. Hannah Curtis and 

Hannah Berry. Family 11. 

75. IX. Josiah 5 , b. May 25, 1755 ; m. Lydia Gale. Family 

12. 

76. X. Joshua 5 , b. Apr. 6, 1758; m. Abigail Gale. Family 13. 



Family 5. 

77. John* Stiles [52] (John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was 
born at Boxford, Mass., Mch. 17, 1725 ; bapt. Mch. 27, 1725; 
m. (1) Nov. 16, 1752 (pub. Aug. 9, 1752) Hannah, dau. of 
Oliver and Susannah (Wright) Holt (b. at Andover, Mass., 
Aug. 29, 1728) ; m. (2) Hannah Deney, Mch. 14, 1757. They 
owned the ch. covenant July 2, 1758 ; m. (3) Phebe Marasser, 
Feb. 9, 1761 ; received the ch. covenant Dec. 14, 1766. 

{Boxford Records). We find in Perley's Hist, of Boxford, 
that there was a John Stiles, who was a blacksmith, and Mr. 
Perl ey in "Dwellings in Boxford" designates the spot occu- 
pied by his shop, and also mentions an old cellar over which 
once stood a house in which John Stiles, blacksmith, is said to 
have lived for a few years (between 1766 and 1776). 

The following is from the Boxford Records — probably re- 
fers to him : " Sept. 25, 1775, order on the town Records to 
pay John Stiles one shilling for the use of his shop and one 
bushel of coal for running bullets." 

John Stiles, the blacksmith, m,ay have been John 3 , Jr , the 
father of John 4 , but we have no means of deciding. Mr. 
Perley makes several references to John Stiles, in his History 
of Boxford, and we shall give them all in 'connection with 
John 4 , although we are very sure that they cannot all of them 
refer to him, but we can devise no better plan of disposing of 
them: 



Massachusetts Family. 37 

In 1776, John Stiles, of Boxford, enlisted for 8 months in 
the Cambridge campaign. (Hist. Boxford, p. 228.) 

1776, John Stiles enlisted in the Continental army. (Ibid., 
p. 229). 

1777, Apr. 14. John Stiles enlisted as private under Capt. 
David Lane of Gen. Sullivan's army, which was sent out 
against the Oneidas. (Ibid., p. 232). 

1777, Mch. John Stiles was one of 13 Boxford men who 
were hired by the town — receiving as bounty £30 each — to 
serve 3 yrs. or for the war, in the Continental army. (Ibid., 
p. 235). 

1778, Feb. 3, John Stiles, of Boxford, died at Albany. (Ibid., 
p. 233. 

Children by second wife (from Boxford Records) : 

78. I. Hannah 6 , bapt. "of ye old parish " July 9, 1758. 

79. II. Huldah 5 , bapt. Apr. 8, 1759 ; m. Samuel Peahody 

of Andover, Mass., July 11, 1790. Samuel Pea- 
body d. June 25, 1825. 
Children by third wife (from Boxford Records) : 

80. III. Jenny 5 , b. Apr. 10, 1764 ; bapt. Dec. 14, 1766 ; m. 

Dec. 22, 1786, Elias Berry (b. Aug. 23, 1767), of 
Middleton, Mass. They appear to have lived in 
Andover and Middleton. They were among 
the early settlers of Denmark (then called Pleas- 
ant Mountain Gore), Oxford county, Me., remov- 
ing there between 1792 and 1794. Mr. Berry 
was a prominent man in Denmark ; is referred 
to in the town records as Elias Berry, Esq. In 
1818 he represented the town at the General 
Court . Issue : 

81. i. Sally 6 , b. at Middleton, Mass., Feb. 11, 1787 ; 

m. Aaron Isigalls ; she d. at the age of 
92 yrs. 

82. ii. Stephen 6 , b. at Andover, Mass., June 14, 

1789 ; m. Lavinia Emerson of Bridgeton, 
Me. He d. at the age of 82 yrs. 

83. iii. Phebe 6 , b. at Andover, Mch. 4, 1792 ; m. 

Asa Ingalls ; she d. at the age of 60 yrs. 

84. iv. Elias 6 , b. at Pleasant Mountain Gore, Me., 

Sept. 10, 1794 ; d. Oct. 8, 1799. 

85. v. Samuel Peabody 6 , b. at P. M. G., Dec. 10, 



38 Stiles Genealogy. 

1798; m. Ruth Jewett of Denmark; is 
living (May, 1 884) at Sweden, Me., and 
has furnished mnch of the information 
here given. Issue: (1) Charles E. 7 (Berry), 
m. Esther W. Abbott of Lovell, Me. Chil- 
dren : (a) James E. 8 (Berry) ; (b) William 
E. 8 (Berry) ; (2) James P'. 7 (Berry), d. «. 
18 ; (3) Ira J. 7 (Berry), m. Lydia Clay of 
Limington, Me. ; has (a) Jennie 8 (Berry) ; 
(b) James E. 8 (Berry) ; (c) Celia 8 (Berry) ; 
(d) Ira E. 8 (Berrv) ; (f) Willard H. 8 (Berry); 

(g) 8 (Berry) ; (4) Samuel R. 7 (Berry), 

m. Nellie A. Morra of Lebanon, N. H. ; 
has (a) Warren L. 8 (Berry) ; (5) Stephen 7 
(Berry) ; d. se. 2 yrs. 

86. vi. Elias 6 , b. at P. M. G., Nov. 6, 1801 ; d. Jan. 

21, 1802. 

87. vii. Huldah 6 , b. in P. M. G., Mch. 10, 1803 ; m. 

James Patrick ; she is not living. 

88. viii. Jane 6 , b. at P. M. G., Aug. 1, 1805 ; m. 

Joshna Ames ; she is not living. 

89. IY. John 5 , b. Feb. 14, 1766 ; bapt. Dec 14, 1766 ; rem. 

to Maine with his sister and her husband, and 
always lived with them ; he d. unm. Nov. 15, 
1837. 

90. Y. Hannah 5 , bapt. Oct. 30, 1768. 

91. YI. Judith 5 , b. Aug. 29, 1771 ; bapt. Apr. 26, 1772 ; 

m. John Boston of Denmark, Me. ; she d. about 
1804 or 5. Issue : 

92. i. Almira 6 , b. Feb. 18, 1803 ; d. unm. 

93. ii. Judith 6 , b. Nov. 30, 1804 ; m. Nahum Wit- 

ham ; had 2 sons, viz. : (1) Morrill 7 (Wit- 
ham), living (1884) at Burlington, Yt. ; 
(2) George 7 (Witham), living (1884) in 
Arkansas. 

94. iii. Anna 6 , b. Nov. 30, 1804; lived 6 weeks. 

Mrs. Jenny (Stiles) Berry d. at Denmark, 
Me., Sept. 7," 1839. 



Massachusetts Family. 39 



Family 6. 

95. Phineas 5 Stiles [67] (Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Rob- 
ert 1 ), was born at Boxford, Mass., Sept. 25, 1738 ; bapt. Oct. 

1, 1738 {Boxford Records): married (1) Hannah , who 

died at Wendell, Mass., Dec. 15, 1805 ; m. (2) Dec. 25, 1806, 
Abigail Fisher, who d. at W., Oct. 3, 1828. 

Child (by first marriage from Wendell Records) : 

96. I. Fanny 6 , b. July 24, 1797; m. (by Rev. John Dunklee, 

May 13, 1829), Nathan Johnson of Wendell. 
Child (by second marriage) : 

97. II. Hannah 6 , b. Sept. 25, 1807. 

Family 7. 

98. Edmund 5 Stiles [69] (Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was born at Boxford, Mass., Nov. 22, 1740 ; married 
Elizabeth Preston Oct. 11, 1763. (His b. and m. from Boxford 
Rec.) He d. at Wendell, Mass., July 23, 1815. The births 
of his two children are recorded at Shrewsbury, Mass., but as 
that of the eldest is recorded at Boxford also, it is probable 
that he was born at B. 

Children : 
99. I. Phineas 6 . b. Mch. 20, 1764 ; bapt. June 3, 1764. 

100. II. Elizabeth 6 , b. Sept. 4, 1765 ; m. Timothy Blodgett 

Jr., of Montague, Mass. , Apr. 20, 1786 (or Apr. 
26, 1789, both are given). They rem. to Fitz- 
william, N. H., in the spring of 1797, with four 
children ; lived at F. for 50 vears. Mrs. Eliza- 
beth (Stiles) Blodgett d. Apr. 15, 1850. Issue: 

101. i. Parna 7 , b. May 4, 1790; m. Rev. Samuel 

Parker, Jan., 1814. She d. Sept. 22, 
1873. Issue : (1) Samuel Stillman 8 (Par- 
ker) ; (2) Arunah 8 (Parker); (3) John 
Bunyan 8 (Parker), who res. (1884) at 
Waterbnry, Yt. ; (4) Abigail 8 (Parker) ; 
(5) Epaphras 8 (Parker); (6) Jane 8 (Par- 
ker); (7) Betsey 8 (Parker); (8) Sarah 8 
(Parker); (9) Julia 8 (Parker). 

102. ii. Ashley 7 , b. Mch. 24, 1792; m. Orill Has- 

kell, Mch. 30, 1820. Issue: (1) Chas. 



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Chandler 8 (Blodgett) ; (2) Warren Ken- 
dall 8 (Blodgett), res. at Boston, Mass. ; (3) 
Harriet 8 (Blodgett); (4) Elijah 8 (Blod- 
gett); (5) Franklin 8 (Blodgett); (6) Par- 
thenia 8 (Blodgett) ; (7) Nancy 8 (Blodgett). 

103. iii. Betsey 7 , b. June 21, 1794 ; m. Warren Ken- 

dall, Feb. 17, 1817; she d. Feb. 22, 1827. 
Issue: (1) John Wilton 8 (Kendall), add. 
(1884) Buffalo, N. Y. ; (2) Elizabeth 8 
(Kendall). 

104. iv. Joseph 7 , b. Oct. 28, 1796 ; m. Hannah Chase, 

who d. June 19, 1882 ; living (1884) with 
his son, at Fitzwilliarn, N. H. Issue : 
(See foot-note 1, p. 40.) 

105. v. Malta 7 , b. July 14, 1799 ; d. Jan. 14, 1828. 

106. vi. Koxana 7 , b. Sept. 13, 1801 ; m. Wm. Chase, 

Men. 19, 1822. She d. Feb. 24, 1837. 
Issue: (1) Edwin L 8 . (Chase), add. Bos- 
ton, Mass. ; (2) Harriet 8 (Chase) ; (3) 
Martha 8 (Chase); (4) Milton 8 (Chase), add. 
Worcester, Mass.; (5) Joseph 8 (Chase); 
(7) Francis 8 (Chase), add. Cedar Falls, 
Iowa. 

107. vii. Timothy 7 , b. Apr. 17, 1804; in. Sarah 

Goodell, d. Oct. 15, 1856. Issue: (1) 
Milo 8 (Blodgett) ; (2) Calvin 8 (Blodgett) ; 
(3) Elizabeth 8 (Blodgett); (4) Lucretia 8 
(Blodgett); (5) CharJes 8 (Blodgett), res. 
Lynn, Mass.; (6) David 8 Blodgett. 

108. viii. Nancy 7 , b. Oct. 30, 1806 ; m. Ethan Cutter, 

Jan. 16, 1827. She d. Nov., 1857. Issue : 
(See foot note 2, p. 41). 

109. ix. Louisa 7 , b. Oct. 7, 1809 ; m. Barrett Whitte- 

more, July, 1846. 

Foot-note 1 to page 40 : 

Descendants of Timothy, Jr., and Elizabeth 6 (Stiles) Blodgett, in the line 
of their son Joseph 7 , and dau. Nancy 1 (Blodgett) Cutler. Joseph 1 and Han- 
nah (Chase) Blodgett, had 

Children: 
I. Maria 8 , b. Mch. 29, 1823; m. Michael Cloney. 

II. Eliza 8 , b. Sept. 7, 1824; d. April 11, 1826. 

III. Eliza 8 , b. July 1, 1826; m. Franklin Kendall. 



Massachusetts Family. 41 

IV. Joseph 8 , b. July 13, 1828; m. Emily Potter and Henrietta Hardie. 
V. Phebe 8 , b. Sept. 3, 1830; m. Horace Coolidge. 

VI. Ethan 8 , b. Oct. 17, 1832; m. Mary Manchester. 
VII. Timothy 8 , b. May 31, 1835; m. Jane H. Coolidge. 
VIII. Hannah Jane 8 , b. Aug. 27, 1838; m. Jerome H. Towsley. 

IX. Charles Simeon 8 , b. Dec. 9, 1842 ; m. Sarah L. Flint. 

Foot-note 2 to page 40: 

Ethan* and Nancy 1 (Blodgett) Cutter, had the following children: 
I. Elizabeth Stiles 8 (Cutter), b. Dec. 24, 1827; m. George F. Lawrence, 
who has recently died (1884); res. Boston. Mass. Issue: 
i. George N. 9 (Lawrence); b. May 29, 1860. 
ii. Nancy B. 9 (Lawrence); b. Mch. 13, 1864. 
II. Jonas 8 (Cutter), b. Dec. 9, 1833; m. Lydia V. Everleth, of Dublin, 
N. H. Mr. C. is proprietor of the Cutter House, Jaffrey, N. H. 

i. Isabella Valeria 9 , b. July 13, 1854; d. Aug. 31, 1869. 
ii. Mortimer Eveleth 9 , b. Jan. 5, 1856. 



Family 8. 

Simeon 5 Stiles [71] (Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Eobert 1 ), 
was born at Boxford, Mass., July 24, 1744; bapt. July 29, 
1744 ; {Boxford Records) ; married Sept. 8, 1768, Mary (dau. 
of Thomas) Gould. [Thomas Gould was son of Thomas, son 
of Capt. John, only son of Zaccheus, one of the early settlers 
of Topsfield, Mass.] Mary Gould was b. Nov. 11, 1739, d. 
Apr. 19, 1826, in her 86th year. Simeon Stiles was select- 
man of Boxford, 1791-2-3 {Perleifs Hist. Boxford). His 
name is on the muster-roll of Capt. Jacob Gould's company, 
Apr. 19, 1775, and he enlisted in the Northern and Conti- 
nental Army, but it is not known how long he served. He d. 
May 3, 1831. Perley, in Dwellings in Boxford, has the fol- 
lowing concerning the house in Boxford in which Simeon 
Stiles lived : " No. CXXVI. Between the road and the house 
where Dea. John K. Cole resides, was an old house owned by 
Simeou Stiles a century ago [written in 1884]. He was a 

*" Ethan Cutter died at the residence of bis daughter, Mrs. E. S. Lawrence, 
in Dorchester, Oct. 24, 1889, aged 94 years and 6 months. Mr. Cutler 
was a prominent and highly respected citizen of Jaffrey, N. H., where he 
was born and lived most of his long life . For many years he was town 
treasurer and postmaster, also secretary of Charity Lodge of Masons. Mr. 
Cutter was a life-long Universalist. He was a pensioner of the War of 
1812, and was a member of the Jaffrey riflemen who marched from Jaffrey 
to Portsmouth, N. H, when that place was threatened by the British. For 
more than fifty years he was proprietor of Cutler's Hotel, at Jaffrey." 
{Boston Transcript, Nov. 1, 1889.) 

6 



42 Stiles Genealogy. 

grandson of John and Eleanor (Pearl) Stiles of Boxford. He 
married and resided in the house of which we are writing, 
which he may have erected, or which may have been his father's 
before him. We think it was the original Stiles settlement. 
He had five children born here. Mrs. Mary Stiles died in 
1826, at the age of 85 years. Mr. Stiles survived her until 
the spring of 1831, when he died at the age of 86. " Mr. Stiles' 
youngest son, Asa, resided upon the place and took care of it 
during his father's declining years. In 1851, Asa sold to Mr. 
Cole, who was from Topsfield, and removed to the old Foster 
house, No. CXXV, subsequently dying at Moses Gould's, No. 
CVIII, where he was boarding, at the age of 82 years. He 
was b. in Mch., 1779, and d. in Mch., 1861. 

" Dea. Cole took the old house down and erected his present 
residence in 1856. 

" The old willow in the yard was brought from Danvers, as a 
walking stick, by Simeon Stiles, during the Revolution. He 
placed one end in the ground and it began to take root, and is 
to-day sixteen feet in circumference. The middle of the tree 
has decayed and fallen out so that the trunk is divided into 
two parts, and a fence passes through it.'' 

Children : 

111. I. Mary 6 , b. Jan. 8, 1769; m. Sept. 18, 1808, as 2d 

wife, Dr. John Merriam, of Topsfield, Mass., b. 
prob. at Concord, Mass., 1758 ; d. at Topsfield, 
Nov. 21, 1817, ae. 59 vrs. 3 mos. She d. Dec. 
24, 1835; no children." 

112. II. Moses 6 , b. Dec. 20, 1770; ra. Polly Averill of 

Middletown, Mass., Sept. 6, 1805. It is thought 
that he lived either at Danvers, Mass., or So. 
Danvers (now Peabody, Mass.). 

113. III. Simeon 6 , b. Aug. 23, 1774; ra. , and 

Hannah Adams. 



Family 14. 

114. IV. Mercy 6 , b. Aug. 28, 1777 ; d. Aug. 23, 1825, unra. 

115. Y. Asa 6 , b. Mch. 3, 1779 ; was a farmer ; lived until 

within a few years of his death on the home- 
stead which had been in the Stiles family since 
the time of Robert Stiles, the settler. He never 



Massachusetts Family. 43 

married ; died of influenza, Mch. 28, 1 861, se. 82 
yrs. 25 days. 



Family 9. 

116. Capt. Richard 5 Stiles [72] (Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., 

John 2 , Robert 1 ), was bapt. at Boxford, Mass., Aug. 7, 1748 
{Boxford Records). Capt. Richard Stiles was mar. (by Mr. 
Whitwell) to Desire Roundy, at Marblehead, Mass., Dec. 3, 
1767, who d. at M., June 26, 1818 {Marblehead Records). In 
"Historical Sketches of Marblehead," reference is made to 
Capt. Stiles of ship " Traveller," also of schooner " Swan." 

Child : 
117. I. Desire 6 , m. at Marblehead (by Mr. Story), Apr. 9, 
1797, to Daniel Holden {Marblehead Records). 
[The following may also have been of this family : 
"Elizabeth Stiles, who m. (by Mr. Story) Joseph 
Butman, Jr., Apr. 23, 1793 ; Samuel Stiles, who 
m. Nov. 14, 1793, Elizabeth Paine "] {Marblehead 
Records). 



Family 10. 

118. Benjamin 5 Stiles, Jr. [73] (Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., 
John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Boxford, Mass., May 31, 1750 
{Boxford Records) ; married Elizabeth Cutler ; lived in Wen- 
dell, Franklin county, Mass., where Mrs. Elizabeth Stiles died 
July 8, 1821. 

Children {From Wendell Records) : 

119. I. Catherine 6 , b. Mch. 12, 1775. 

120. II. Sullivan 6 , b. June 3, 1777, at Salem, Mass.; m. 

Jerusha Cobb, a native of Yt. He d. July 12, 
1855 ; was a farmer. The last 40 years of his 
life were spent in Denmark, Lewis county, N. Y. 
His dau., Joanna Benjamin, b. June 4, 1821, at 
Harrisburgh, N. Y., m. JSTov. 7, 1841, Horace 
Humphrey, b. Apr. 10, 1822, in H. ; removed 

Note. — There is no positive evidence that Capt. Kichard Stiles of Marble- 
head, was the son of Benjamin, though we think there is little doubt of 

it.— m. s. p. e. 



44 Stiles Genealogy. 

1856 to Milledgeville, Carroll county, 111. ; resides 
(1884) at Polo, Ogle county, 111. ; has 4 children. 
{Given fully on pp. 499 and 500 of Humphrey 
Genealogy.) 

121. III. Benjamin J. 6 , b. June 17, 1780. 

122. IY. Elizabeth 6 , b. Mch. 22, 1782. 

123. V. Ezekiel 6 , b. July 28, 1784 ; m. Folly King, Family 

15. 

124. VI. Hannah 6 , b. Apr. 1, 1786. (A Miss Hannah D. Stiles 

d. at Wendell, Mass., Nov. 16, 1828 ; was this 
the person ?) 

125. VII. Silas 6 , b. Oct. 31, 1788; m. Mary Wyeth, Family 

16. 



Family 11. 

126. Cyrus 5 Stiles [ ] (Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Kob- 
ert 1 ), was burn at Boxford, Mass., May 13, 1753 ; bapt. " of ye 
old parish" May 27, 1753 (Rozford Records); married (1) 
Feb. 17, 1781, Hannah Curtis of Middletun, Mass., who d. 
soon after ; m. (2) Hannah Berry of Middleton, Oct. 29, 1789, 
(His two marriages are recorded at Middleton.) He lived for 
a while at Middleton ; rem. to Amherst, N. H., some time be- 
tween 1792 and 1796, and settled, it is supposed, in that portion 
of the town which, with a portion taken from Lyndeborough, 
N. H., was, in 1803, incorporated under the name of Mount 
Vernon. The name of Cyrus Stiles was on the muster roll of 
Capt. Nathaniel Lovejoy's company in Col. Samuel Johnson's 
regt., that marched, April 19, 1775, under the command of 
Lieut. John Adams. " The Company marched to Cambridge 
by ye way of Billerica." (From Lexington Alarm^ vol. xi, 
p. 188.) He d. at Amherst, N. H., Aug. 24, 1831. 

Children (by second marriage; the first two are recorded 
at Middleton; the rest were furnished by a descendant, who 
says there were 11 children, several of whom d. youug and are 
not here recorded) : 

127. I. Cyrus 6 , b. Feb. 25, 1790 ; d. young. 

128. II. Hannah Curtis 6 , b. Apr. 1, 1792 ; m. Mch. 30, 1813, 

Joseph, son of Joseph, Jr., and Sarah (Wyatt) 
Prince, who was born Oct. 29, 1789, at Amherst, 
Hillsborough county, N. H. (ace. to records fur- 



Massachusetts Family. 45 

nished by his dau., who gives the date of their 
m. at Amherst, Dec. 17, 1812, instead of Mch. 
30, 1813, as given in Hist, of Amherst). They 
rem. to Warren, Bradford county, Perm., where 
Mrs. P. d. Jan. 13, 1837. Issue [this record 
was furnished by Mrs. Sarah (Prince) Sucese of 
North Vernon, Ind.] : 

129. i. Cynthia Jane 7 , b. July 22, 1814, at Amherst, 

N. H. ; m. Lewis B. Corfoin. 

130. ii. Nancy Woodbury 7 , b. Oct. 12, 1816; m. 

Joseph Wright ; P. O. add. (1885) Owego, 
Tioga county, N. T. 

131. iii. Sarah A. 7 , b. June 18, 1819 ; m. John M. 

Sucese of Montreal, Can., June 2, 1842. 
Mr. Sucese took a course in the Homoeo- 
pathic Med. Coll. at Phila., Penn., and 
grad. at the Eclectic Med. Coll. at Cin- 
cinnati, Ohio. He died ; Mrs. S. 

resides (1885) at North Yernon, Jennings 
county, Ind. Children : (1) John Prince 8 
(Sucese), b. Mch., 1843 ; m. Julia Sellard. 
He served in the Union army during the 
War of the Kebellion. P. O. add. (1885) 
Troy, Bradford county, Penn. (2) Joseph 
Hahnemann 8 (Sucese), b. Sept. 21, 1848. 
He was a Union soldier during the Civil 
War, and died Jan. 26, 1874, from disease 
contracted in the service; (3) Jay B. 8 
(Sucese), b. June 13, 1850; m. Ada Dur- 
ham. He is a railroad conductor ; his 
home is at North Vernon, Indiana ; (4) 
Josie M. 8 (Sucese), b. Nov. 25, 1854 ; m. 
A. J. Johnson, a railroad conductor; res. 
at North Vernon, Ind. ; (5) Jasmine 8 
(Sucese), b. Apr. 18, 1857; grad. in Coll. 
at Danville, Ind., July 20, 1880; is a 
teacher by profession ; (6) Jennie 8 (Su- 
cese), b. Jan. 10, 1859 ; grad. with highest 
honors from the public schools of North 
Vernon ; afterward taught music, and was 
also an instructor in the schools ; m. John 



46 Stiles Genealogy. 

R. Tague, a druggist; res. at Memphis, 
Term. 

132. iv. Abigail M. 7 , b. Feb. 17, 1821. 

133. v. Elmira 7 , b. Jan. 18, 1823; m. Henry Tupper ; 

res. (1885) at Stevensville, Bradford 
county, Penn. 

134. vi. George W. 7 , b. Feb. 22, 1825 ; m. Phebe 

Burbank. 

135. vii. Ann Caroline 7 , b. Feb. 22, 1827 ; m. Francis 

Bell ; P. O. add. (1885) Thompson, Carroll 
county, 111. 

136. viii. Joseph Nelson 7 , b. May 21, 1829; P. O. 

add. (1885) Smithfield, Bradford county, 
Penn. 

137. ix. Juliet 7 , b. Aug. 8, 1831 ; d. in infancy. 

138. x. Isadore 7 , b. Mch. 8, 1833 ; m. Lewis Hines, 

and d. in Mich, about 1858; left a daughter. 

139. xi. Hannah Stiles 7 , b. Apr. 1 1, 1836 ; m. Thomas 

Bostwick; P. O. add. (1885) Owego, 
Tioga county, Penn. 

140. III. Hiram 6 , d. in infancy. 

141. IV. Mary 6 , b. in Mount Vernon, N. H., June 6, 179*6 ; 

m. Sept. 23, 1818, Peter, son of Dea. "William 
and Rachel (Patterson) McNeil (b. in New Bos- 
ton, N. H., Dec. 5, 1786). He d. in New Boston, 
Feb. 15, 1849. " He had been a member of the 
Presbyterian Church of that town about forty 
years, and a member of its session about twenty- 
five years. He left behind good evidence of his 
union with Christ" (Amherst, N. H., paper). 
"Mrs. Mary McNeil died Apr. 20, 1882, se. 
nearly 86 years. She was the mother of a large 
family of children ; most of them school-teach- 
ers, and all of them persons of high character 
and substantial usefulness in life. Mrs. McNeil 
was one of the old school ; a noble woman ; a 
helper in sickness, full of good works, and living 
a life of faith and prayer ; 'And I heard a voice 
saying unto me, Blessed are the dead that die in 
the Lord from henceforth'" (Amherst, N.H., 
paper). 



Massachusetts Family. 47 

Issue (records furnished by Miss Harriet N. 
McNeil) : 

142. i. Mary Jane 7 , b. July 14, 1819; ra. Nahum 

Farnum of Francestown, N. H., who d. 
Feb. 5, 1874. Child: Nahuni Hardy 8 
(Farnum), died. 

143. ii. Hannah Elizabeth 7 , b. Dec. 15, 1820 ; m. 

Fuller R. Talbot of Francestown, N. H. ; 
res. Humboldt, Neb. Children: (1) James 
Fuller 8 (Talbot) ; (2) Mary Elizabeth 8 (Tal- 
bot) ; (3) John 8 (Talbot) ; (4^> Hardy Far- 
num 8 (Talbot); (5) George Shaw 8 (Talbot); 
(6) Abby Jane 8 (Talbot); (7) Albert 
Swan 8 (Talbot). 

144. iii. William 7 , b. Aug. 1, 1822 ; m. Sarah Barnes 

of Hillsborough, N. H. Children: (1) 
Scott 8 (McNeil) ; (2) Kate 8 (McNeil) ; (3) 
Frank 8 (McNeil) ; (4) Fred. 8 (McNeil) ; 
(5) Dora 8 (McNeil) ; (6) Dana 8 (McNeil). 

145. iv. Cyrus Grenville 7 , b. Apr. 23, 1824; m. 

Martha Ann Holt of Andover, Mass. ; 
res. in Stafford, Kans. Children: (1) 
Charlotte Elizabeth 8 (McNeil) ; (2) Abby 
Martha 8 (McNeil) ; (3) Sarah Evans 8 
(McNeil) ; (4) George Bronson 8 (McNeil) ; 
(5) Elbridge Gerry 8 (McNeil) ; (6) Clara 
Jane 8 (McNeil); (7) Charles 8 (McNeil), 
died ; (8) Edward 8 (McNeil). 

146. v. John Clinton 7 , b. Nov. 17, 1825 ; m. Mary 

Lash Pratt of Chelsea, Mass. (now dead) ; 
he still res. at Chelsea. Children : (1) 
Annie Caroline 8 (McNeil); (2) Mary 
Alice 8 (McNeil) ; (3) Caleb Henry 8 (Mc- 
Neil) ; (4) Hattie Clinton 8 (McNeil) ; 
(5) Herman Atkins 8 (Mc Neil) ; (6) Willie 
James 8 (McNeil). 

147. vi. James 7 , b. Sept. 21, 1827; m. Jane Wilson 

of Factory ville, Penn. ; res. at Burdette, 
Mo. Children: (1) Frank 8 (McNeil); 
(2) Abby Jane 8 (McNeil) ; (3) John Wil- 
son 8 (McNeil) ; (4) Tom Henry 8 (McNeil); 



48 Stiles Genealogy. 

(5) Alice 8 (McNeil); (6) Lillian 8 (McNeil), 
dead; (7) George D. 8 (McNeil); (8) 
Fred. 8 (McNeil) ; (9) Annie E. 8 (McNeil); 
(10) Merit 8 (McNeil); (11) Mervin 8 (Mc- 
Neil). 

148. vii. Rachel Patterson 7 , b. Sept. 13, 1829; in. James 

M. Tuttle of New Boston, N. H., their 
present residence. Children : (1) James 
Patterson 8 (Tuttle) ; (2) Josiah Grenville 8 
(Tuttle) ; (3) Hattie Shaw 8 (Tuttle). 

149. viii. Abby Stiles 7 , b. Oct. 26, 1831 ; d. Nov. 12, 

1850. 

150. ix. Peter Patterson 7 , b. Sept. 13, 1833; m. 

Sarah Elston of Elston, Mo., their present 
residence. Children : (1) Mary Jane 8 
(McNeil), dead ; (2) Hattie Newell 8 
(McNeil); (3) Arthur 8 (McNeil); (4) 
George E. 8 (McNeil) ; (5) Jennie Shaw 8 
(McNeil) ; (b) Lydia Stiles 8 (McNeil) ; 
(7) Maggie Elston 8 (McNeil) ; (8) Lulie 8 
(McNeil); (9) Charles 8 (McNeil); (10) 
John 8 (McNeil) ; (11) Harlan Page 8 
(McNeil). 

151. x. Harriet Newell 7 , b. July 25, 1835 ; res. at 

New Boston, N. H. ; num. 

152. xi. Lydia Shaw 7 , b. Jan. 29, 1830 ; in. George 

Langdell, of New Boston, N. H.; res. at 
N. B. Children: (1) Henry Walter 8 
(Langdell); (2) Samuel Frank 8 (Langdell). 

153. V. Abby 6 , d. at Mount Vernon, N. H., aged 14. 

154. VI. Cynthia 6 , died at Mount Vernon, aged 14. 

155. VII. Elizabeth Berry 6 , d. at Waltham, Mass., Mch. 13, 

1874, se. 71 ; unm. 

156. VIII. Lydia 6 , b. May 10, 1804; m. Apr., 1838, George 

H. (son of William and Asenath) Shaw ; b. in 
Milford, N. H., Mch. 20, 1807. They resided at 
Amherst, N. H., where Mrs. Shaw died of heart 
disease, July 20, 1884, without issue. " She was 
an excellent woman whose life was spent in her 
home where no one could be without discovering 
her many good qualities. Inclined to hospitality 



Massachusetts Family. 49 

she was for years the recipient of many calls at 
her modest home — so beautiful for situation — 
whom she entertained with a heartiness that 
made their stay most enjoyable" {Amherst 
paper). 
157. IX. Josiah Berry 6 , b. Oct. 11, 1811; m. Lucy H. 
Breed. Family 17. 



Family 12. 

158. Josiah 5 Stiles [75] (Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was born at Boxford, Mass., May 26, 1755 ; m. (1) 
July 9 (one account gives July 11), 1776, Lydia Gale of Sut- 
ton (now Millbury), Mass., who was born Oct. 18, 1758, and 
died Sept. 28, 18i0. He m. (2) Elizabeth Wadsworth, Apr. 
23, 1815. He lived for several years at Sutton, where he had 
much to do with town and church affairs. Was representative 
to the General Court from 1806 to 1812. He rem. to Amster- 
dam, N. Y., and afterward to Cold Water, Mich. He died 
Dec. 15, 1822. 

Children (all born at Sutton, Mass., from records furnished 
by a descendant) : 

159. I. Jonas 6 , b. Oct. 21, 1777 ; m. ; died at 

Cold Water, Mich., Aug. 3, 1838. Left no 
children. His nephew writes : " I have under- 
stood that he was mate on a vessel of the first 
exploring expedition that sailed up the Amazon 
river." 

160. II. Luther 6 , b. July 9, 1779; m. Clarissa Pierce. 

Family 18. 

161. III. Barney 6 , b. Nov. 9, 1781; m. Cornelia Clizbee. 

Family 19. 

162. IV. Isaac 6 , b. July 25, 1783 ; m. Nancy Chase. Family 

20. 

163. Y. Hannah 6 , b. Oct. 30, 1786 ; m. Elias Foster. She 

d. at Southbridge, Mass., Aug. 14, 1820. Issue : 

164. i. Augustus J. 7 , was principal of a school in 

Wickford, R. I. 

165. ii. Hannah 7 . 

166. iii. Emily 7 . 



50 Stiles Genealogy. 

167. YI. Lydia 6 , b. Dec. 18, 1792 ; d. Aug. 10, 1830, of con- 

sumption. 

168. YII. Cyrus 6 , b. Apr. 5, 1796 ; d. Oct. 7, 1814, of fever. 

169. YIII. Charles 6 , b. Aug. 26, 1798 ; m. Eleanor Harris. 

Family 21. 

170. IX. Yernon 6 , b. Aug. 17, 1801 ; m. Lucy H. Goddard. 

Family 22. 

Family 13. 

• 171. Dea. Joshua 5 Stiles [76] (Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was born at Boxford, Mass., Apr. 6, 1758 ; married 
1781 (when of Princeton, Mass.), Abigail (dau. of Jonathan) 
Gale. His marriage is recorded at Shrewsbury, Mass., where 
he doubtless lived for a few years succeeding, but he resided 
afterward at Boylston, Mass., owning a farm there, and there 
dying May 14, i828. 

Children (the first two from Shrewsbury Records, the re- 
maining six from Boylston Records) : 

172. I. Abigail 6 , b. Feb. 14, 1782. She is thought to have 

m. William Sawyer of Shrewsbury. If so, her 
children were : 

173. i. Abigail 7 , m. Joseph Cary, as 1st wife, and 

had several children. 

174. ii. Harriet 7 , m. Joseph Cary, as 2d wife. Had 

several children, among them Nancy 
Stiles (Cary), b. Sept. 3, 1831. 

175. II. Persis 6 , b. Jan. 3, 1784; m. Isaac, son of Nehemiah 

and Ruth (Marsh) Gale, in 1803, she being of 
Boylston. She d. Jan. 26, 1847; he d. Jan. 21, 
1831. They lived for a while at Sutton ; from 
thence rem. to Douglass, Mass., and in 1818, to 
Madison, Ind. Issue : 

176. i. Harriet 7 , b. July 13, 1804, at Sutton. 

177. ii. Sophronia 7 , b. Sept. 21, 1806, at Sutton ; d. 

Sept. 5, 1807. 
And 7 others whose names are not known. 

178. III. John 6 , b. Sept. 18, 1786 ; m. Eebecca Moore and 

Nancy White. Family 23. 

179. IY. Tamar 6 (probably was the 4th child, and also the 

one who m. a Mr. Hartshorn). 



Massachusetts Family. 51 

180. V. Eunice 6 , b. Mch. 8, 1792. 

181. VI. Joshua 6 , b. Apr. 3, 1794. 

182. VII. Lucy 6 , b. Mch. 27, 1796; m. George Maynard ; d. 

July 8, 1826, se. 30. 

183. VIII. Harriet 6 , b. Aug. 27, 1779 ; d. Aug. 24, 1803, se. 

4 years. 



Family 14. 

184. Simeon 6 Stiles [113] (Simeon 5 , Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., 
John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Boxford, Mass., Aug. 23, 1774; 
married (I) ; m. (2) Hannah Adams. He res. in Ports- 
mouth, N. H., and died there in 1857 or 8, upward of 80 yrs. 
of age. He was a wheelwright. 

Children : 

185. I. Joseph 7 , m. and had a family at Portsmouth, where 

his wid. (1884) still res. 

186. II. Edward 7 , b. 1808; m. Olive M. Roberts and Julia 

Townsend. Family 24. 

Family 15. 

187. Ezekiel 6 Stiles [123] (Benjamin 5 , Jr., Benjamin 4 , John 3 , 
Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Wendell, Mass., July 25, 
1784; married June 18, 1811 (by Elder Samuel King) Polly, 
dau. of Samuel and Ruth (Marble) King, of Sutton, Mass. 
She was b. in Sutton, Nov. 28, 1790 ; was gr.-dau. of William 
and Silence (Dwight of Dedham) King of Sutton. Mr. Stiles 
was a farmer; res. at Wendell, Mass., 1805-31; at Concord, 
Erie county, K Y., 1831-43, and at Waterloo, Wis., 1843-53. 
He died at the latter place Jan. 5, 1853. Mrs. Stiles died July 
12, 1855. 

Children (all excepting the youngest from Wendell Records) : 

188. I. Samuel King 7 , b. Feb. 6, 1812; m. Mary Ann Potter 

Family 25. 

189. II. Cynthia H. 7 , b. Mch. 28, 1815 ; m. Reuben Hol- 

man in Concord, E". Y., Jan. 7, 1836. 

190. III. Ruth Marble 7 , b. Nov. 13, 1818 ; m. Benjamin F. 

Sherman, July 23, 1854. She d. at Dayton, 
Wis., Apr. 17, I860. 



52 Stiles Genealogy. 

191. IV. Elizabeth Cutler 7 , b. Apr. 25, 1821 ; m. Jan. 24, 

1850, Silas Duncan (b. Aug. 10, 1817) of Dayton, 
Wis. He d. Apr. 17, 1873; 3 children. 

192. V. Catherine Mary 7 , b. Apr. 8, 1825 ; m. IS ov. 30, 1848, 

Samuel W. Hoyt (b. June 1, 1819, at Lyndon, 
Vt.) of Dayton, Wis. ; 3 children. 

193. YI. Benjamin Dwight 7 , b. Jan. 18, 1828 ; d. at Wen- 

dell, July 9, 1831. 

194. VII. William Dwight 7 , b. Dec. 26, 1830 ; m. Martha B. 

Hawthorne. Family 26. 

195. VIII. Benjamin Franklin 7 , b. at Concord, N. Y., July 16, 

1833, was a Union soldier in the 38th Wis. Kegt. 
from Sept. 5, 1864, to June 10, 1865. 



Family 16. 

196. Silas 6 Stiles [125] (Benjamin 8 , Jr., Benjamin 4 , John 3 , 
Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Wendell, Mass., Oct. 31, 1788; 
married Feb. 10, 1825, Mary (only dau. of Gad) Wyeth. He 
d. at Milford, Wis., Feb. 10, 1848 ; she d. Mch. Il,'l852. 

Children : 

197. I. Hannah K. 7 , b. May 28, 1826 ; d. Feb. 13, 1844, 

at Milford, Wis. 

198. II. Parker W. 7 , b. Mch. 21, 1828; d. May 10, 1831. 

199. III. Mary H. 7 , b. Sept. 4, 1829. 

200. IV. Elijah H. 7 , b. May 13, 1831 ; was living in 1858 at 

West Deerfield, Mass. 

201. V. William P. 7 , b. Mch. 8, 1833. 

202. YI. George F. 7 , b. Mch. 18, 1838 ; d. at Milford, Wis., 

Apr. 24, 1857. " Samuel Stiles, a respectable 
farmer of Milford, Wis., stabbed himself with a 
hay-fork a few days since. His nephew, George 
Stiles, shot himself a little while before in the 
same town. Spiritualism is said to have caused 
these suicides." — N. T. Times, May 26, 1857. 



Family 17. 

203. Josiah Berry 6 Stiles [156] (Cyrus 6 , Benjamin 4 , John 3 , 
Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Amherst, N. H., Oct. 11, 1811 ; 



Massachusetts Family. 53 

married May 5, 1842, Lucy H. (dau. of Joseph and Mary) 
Breed of Lynn, Mass. (b. in Lynn, Sept. 15, 1815). He was 
for many years keeper of the Lynn Alms-House. He died Oct. 
3, 1868. Mrs. Stiles died at Lynn, July 18, 1891. 
Children (all born at Lynn, Mass.) : 

204. I. Charles Alfred 7 , b. July 1, 1843 ; m. Sarah M. Os- 

good. Family 27. 

205. II. Josiah Granville 7 , b. Apr. 7, 1845; m. Nellie M. 

Hunt. Family 28. 

206. III. Lucy H. 7 , b. Dec. 26, 1846 ; m. Sept. 8, 1868, Eli 

B. Gloyd of Abington, Mass., of the firm of 
Harwood & Gloyd, leather dealers, Union St., 
Lynn, Mass. Issue : 

207. i. Arthur E., b. May 22, 1871. 

208. IY. Mary J. 7 , b. Apr. 28, 1849; m. Sept. 9, 1886, 

Jacob I). Mudgett, of Lynn, Mass. 

209. Y. George' W. 7 , b. Oct. 25, 1853 ; m. S. Elma Grover. 

Family 29. 

210. YI. Abbie A. 7 , b. Sept. 1, 1856; m. Oct. 25, 1876, 

Daniel H. Perkins, of the firm of Hannaford & 
Perkins, plumbers, Western Ave., Lynn, Mass. 
Issue : 

211. i. Etta 8 , b. Nov. 3, 1878. 

212. ii. Fred. H. 8 , b. Apr. 3, 1881. 
iii. Dau., b. Mch., 18S6. 



Family 18. 

213. Luther 6 Stiles [159] (Josiah 5 , Benjamin*, John 3 , Jr., 
John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Sutton, Maes., July 9, 1779. 
When he was quite a child his parents removed to Amster- 
dam, N. Y., and from thence to Cold Water, Mich. He mar- 
ried, 1808, Clarissa Pierce of Mass. (b. Nov. 6, 1787). He 
was a wheelwright by trade. He resided many years in Am- 
sterdam, N. Y., and while there was one of the proprietors of 
a scythe manufactory. In 1838 he rem. to Cold Water, Mich., 
where he managed a sawmill. Ten years later he again re- 
moved, to Elgin, 111., where he,remained until his death, which 
took place June 6, 1857 (one authority says 1856). His wid. 
d. at Kankakee, 111., Mch. 8, 1865. He served as lieut. in 



54 Stiles Genealogy. 

the War of 1812. It is not known that he ever received a 
captain's commission, although he bore the title. Crosby's 
"Annual Ohituaries" for 1857, contains one of Luther 
Stiles, as follows : " The death of this good man is widely 
felt and deeply lamented. In this community his memory is 
cherished with a more than ordinary degree of affection. For 
many years he exemplified the truth and importance of the 
Christian religion in the midst of this people, living to do good 
and honor his Divine Master. He was an esteemed member 
of, and an honored and useful officer in the Presbyterian 
church in this village, in which capacity he did much to pro- 
mote the interests of vital piety ; more than twenty years since 
he removed to the West, first to Michigan, and then to Illinois, 
where he aided essentially in building up two or three churches. 
He lived to witness and enjoy during the past winter, an ex- 
tensive revival of religion in Elgin, and from such delightful 
scenes was called to his heavenly rest." 
Children : 

214. I. Lydia S. 7 , b. at Amsterdam, N. Y., Sept. 9, 1811; 

m. Nathan Austin. She d. in Mich., Nov. 5, 
1831. Issue : 

215. i. Mary 8 , b. abt. 1829 ; m. John Rowe ; res. 

(1884) at Ottawa, 111.; has 3 daus. (one of 
whom is m.) and 1 son. 

216. II. Eliza Jane 7 , b. at A., Feb. 24, 1814; m. Ralph 

Grow, of Cold Water, Mich. She d. at Elgin, 
111., Feb. 2, 1852. Issue : ' 

217. i. Edward 3 , lives at Benton Harbor, Mich. 

He served in the late war ; was held pris- 
oner nearly a year at Andersonville, from 
the effects of which he has never fully re- 
covered. 

218. ii. Ralph 8 , abt. 30 yrs. old (1884). 

219. III. Mary S. 7 , b. at A., Mch. 6, 1816 ; d. Feb. 22, 1830. 

220. IY. Luther Charles 7 , b. Mch. 7, 1819 ; m. Sarah Jenne. 

Family 30. 

221. Y. Martha W. 7 , b. at A., Apr. 25, 1821; d. Oct. 21, 1833. 

222. YI. Cornelius Cuyler 7 , b. at Aurora, N. Y., Jan. 12, 

1824 ; m. Cornelia S. Phelps. Family 31. 

223. YII. Harriet W. 7 , b. at Amsterdam, June 8, 1826 ; m. 

Joseph Edwin Phelps (brother to Cornelia, wife 



Massachusetts Family. 55 

of Cornelius C. Stiles). Sept, 24, 1848. Mrs. 
Harriet W. Phelps d. at Sandwich, 111., Jan. 24, 
1861. Children (all b. at Elgin, 111.) : 

224. i. Joseph Edwin 8 , b. Oct. 5, 1850 ; m. 1876, 

at Sandwich, 111., Ella Gillet. Issue : (1) 
Harold 9 (Phelps), age 8 (1884) ; (2) Fred. 
Stiles 9 (Phelps), age 6 (1884) ; (3) Jennie 
Mary 9 (Phelps) ; (4) ■ 9 . 

225. ii. Clara 8 , b. June, 1852, d. ae. 16. 

226. iii. Jennie 8 , b. Nov. 20, 1853; m. Mch. 20, 

1878, Dr. C. R. Taylor of Streator, 111. 
Child : (1) Vera 9 (Taylor), b. 1884. 

227. Till. Sarah 7 , b. June 6, 1828 ; d. Dec. 22, 1833. 

228. IX. Mary Pierce 7 , b. at Amsterdam, Sept. 15, 1830; 

m. May 10, 1S53, at Elgin, 111., Stoten A. Rob- 
inson, a des. of John Robinson " of Pilgrim 
Memory; " res. first at Sandwich, afterward at 
Kankakee, 111.; rem. 1873 to Helena, Ark.; 
from thence, 1883, to Denison, Texas, their pres- 
ent address. Issne : 

229. i. Frank Milton 8 , b. July 7, 1856; m. at 

North Brookfield, Mass., May 10, 1883, 
Nellie G. 9 Watson (then of Putnam, 
Conn.), who was born at Beloit, Wis., and 
spent the first 20 years of her life there. 
Child : (1) Nellie Watson 9 Robinson, b. 
at Denison, Texas, Mch. 30, 1886. 

230. ii. Hattie Stiles 8 , b. May, 1860, at Sandwich, 

111.; m. Apr. 21, 1881, at Helena, Ark., 
Louis C. Stephenson of Normal, 111. 

231. iii. William Holton 8 , b. Aug. 18, 1864, in Kan- 

kakee, 111. 

232. iv. May 8 , b. Feb. 27, 1867, in Otto, Kanka- 

kee Co., 111.; d. Mch. 13, same yr. 

233. v. Mary Nellie 8 , b. Jan. 27, 1869, in Chebouse, 

Iroquois Co., 111.; d. Feb. 9, same yr. 

234. vi. Katie L. 8 , b. Oct. 12, 1870, m Chebouse. 



56 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 19. 

235. Barney 6 Stiles [161] (Josiah 5 , Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., 

John 3 , Robert 1 ), was born at Sutton, Mass. (now Millbury), 
Nov. 9, 1781; married Nov., 1806, Cornelia Clisbee (b. at 
Newark, N. J., Feb. 20, 1781), of Amsterdam, N. Y. He was 
a manufacturer of scythes. He died at Fredonia, N. Y., 
June 14, 1868, in his 88th year. 

Children (from records furnished by his son) : 

236. I. Divan 7 , b. May 23, 1807 ; drowned when 3 years 

of age. 

237. II. Anson Gale 7 , b. June 7, 1809 ; m. Ann Jane 

Waters. Family 32. 

238. III. Clarissa Clisbee 7 , b. July 28, 1811; m. B. V. S. 

Vedder of Schenectady, N. Y., Oct. 4, 1837. 
She d. in Schenectady, July 12, 1852. 

239. IV. Orson 7 , b. Jan. 24, 1813 ; m. Frances L. Guernsey. 

Family 33. 



Family 20. 

240. Isaac 6 Stiles [162] (Josiah 5 , Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., 
John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Sutton, Mass. (now Millbury), 
July 25, 1783 ; married Nancy Chase of Grafton. He was 
killed at Sutton, Mch. 25, 1808, by the bursting of a grind- 
stone in a scythe factory where he was employed. His widow 
m. (2) Dea. David Blood of Pepperell, Mass.; had dau. Mary 
C. (Blood), b. 1820, who m. Charles Crosby of Nashua, N. H. 

Children : 

241. I. Isaac 7 , b. Feb. 8, 1807 ; m. Mary Pearson. Family 

34. 

242. II. Nancy 7 , b. Sept. 28, 1808 (several months after the 

death of her father) ; m. as 2nd wife in Pepper- 
ell, Mass., Oct. 17, 1839, Rev. Eli W. Harring- 
ton (b. at New Braintree, Mass., 1804), son of 
Nathaniel and Nancy (Townsend) Harrington. 
He grad. at Amherst Coll., 1833 ; m. (1) Maria 
Dickinson of Amherst. His present add. (1884) 
is No. Beverly, Mass. Mrs. Nancy (Stiles) 
Harrington, d. Mch. 19, 1882. No issue. 



Massachusetts Family. 57 



Family 21. 

243. Charles 6 Stiles [169] (Josiah 5 , Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., 
John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Sutton, Mass. (now Millbury), 
Aug. 26, 1798 ; married Eleanor Harris of Amsterdam, N. Y., 
Jan. 16, 1822. At the age of 18, Charles Stiles went with his 
elder brother Barney to Amsterdam, N. Y., where they en- 
gaged in the manufacture of scythes and axes. While quite a 
young man he was chosen deacon of the Presbyterian church 
at Amsterdam, which office he held as long as he remained in 
the place (20 years). A few years before his death he removed 
to Troy, N. Y., where he d. Dec. 19, 1867. " He was an 
earnest devoted Christian, ever ready for every good word and 
work, and greatly beloved by all." [The above sketch as well 
as the following records were furnished by his dau. Mrs. 
Martha P. Ireson.] 

Children : 

244. I. Lavinia H. 7 , b. Nov. 1, 1823 ; m. Oct. 24, 1844, 

Jerome F. Crosby, merchant, of Thompson, 
Conn., who d. in 1883 or 4. Mrs. C. res. (1884) 
in Troy, N. Y. ; is an invalid. No children. 

245. II. Martha P. 7 , b. Apr. 13, 1827 ; m. Oct. 5, 1847, 

Wesley Ireson, of Norwich, Conn. Mr. I. is at 
present (1884) a boot and shoe dealer, at No. 75 
Pearl St., Boston, Mass.; res. at Roxbury, Mass. 
Issue : 

246. i. Lavinia M-. 8 , b. in Norwich, Conn., July 28, 

1848 ; m. Oct. 18, 1871, in Roxbury, 
Mass., Joseph E. Brown, of R. Mr. B. 
is a member of the banking firm of Blake 
Bros., Wall St., New York city ; res. in 
Brooklyn, N. Y. Issue : (1) Florence 
L. 9 (Brown) ; b. in Boston, May 11, 1873 ; 
(2) Mattie E. 9 (Brown), b. in B., Mch. 7, 
1875; (3) Nathan H. 9 (Brown), b. at 
Brooklyn, Aug. 23, 1878 ; (4) Sarah L. 9 
(Brown), b. in Brooklyn, Feb. 1, 1884. 

247. ii. Mattie E. 8 , b. in Norwich, Conn., May 16, 

1851 ; m. May 6, 1875, at Roxbury, 
Thomas E. Br ay ton, cotton manufacturer, 



58 Stiles Genealogy. 

of Fall River, Mass. Issue : (1) Alice 9 , 
(Brayton), b. Feb. 28, 1878; (2) Mary 
R. 9 (Brayton), b. May 20, 1880 ; (3) 
Helen I. 9 (Brayton), b. July 14, 1882, 
at F. R. 

248. III. Irving O. 7 , b. Feb. 18, 1829 ; m. . He 

was engaged in the foundry business before the 
breaking out of the late war with the South, 
when he joined a cavalry regiment and went 
south. He was wounded in battle and died from 
the effects, in the hospital at Paducah, Ky., leav- 
ing 2 children, one of whom was a son, who bore 
his name. 

249. IY. Elizabeth H. Holbrook 7 , b. Feb. 28, 1831 ; m. 

May 21, 1850, Ephraim Wood of Troy, N. T. 
He was engaged in mercantile pursuits before 
the breaking out of the late Civil War. At this 
time he formed a company of young men, and 
was placed in command as captain. Fearless of 
danger, and full of patriotic feeling, he went 
forth to defend his country. He was wounded 
at the battle of Gettysburg, July 4, 1863, and 
died on the 5th. His last words to his company 
were : " On with the colors ! " He was buried 
on the field, but his remains were afterward 
secured and removed to Troy, N. T., for final 
interment. He was quite a prominent member 
of the Masonic order. Mrs. Elizabeth Wood d. 
July 12, 1882. Issue : 

250. i. Ada F. 8 , b. at Troy, K Y., Aug. 25, 1851. 

251. ii. Annie T. 8 , b. July 12, 1856. 

252. iii. George C. 8 , b. Dec. 25, 1857. 



Family 22. 

253. Capt. Yernon 6 Stiles [170] (Josiah 5 , Benjamim 4 , 
John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Millbury, Mass. (for- 
merly Sutton), Aug. 17, 1801; married, Sept. 22, 1824, Lucy 
H., dau. of Perley and Lucy (Harrington) Goddard, of 
Grafton, Mass. While in M. he kept a hotel. He removed, 



Massachusetts Family. 59 

in 1831, to Thompson, Conn., where, besides keeping a hotel 
he was a justice of the peace, also rep. to the State Legislature, 
1837 and' 1843. In 1849 he rem. to Racine, Wis., and died 
there Sept. 1, 1863. 

In Miss Larned's History of Windham County, Conn. (pp. 
535, 538), we find the following interesting and amusing ac- 
count of Capt. Yernon Stiles : " One of the Thompson nota- 
bilities of this date was Capt. Yernon Stiles [he removed from 
Sutton to Thompson about 1833, as has been stated] [Miss 
Larned's dates do not exactly tally with those given by the 
family], now in charge of the Central Tavern, who claimed 
that more stage passengers dined there every day than at any 
other house in New England. Capt. Stiles was the beau ideal 
of a landlord, distinguished in person and manners, a genial 
host, a graceful speaker, an adroit politician. His bar room 
was the headquarters of the Democratic party, now very 
powerful in town ; and his spacious hall the scene of many a 
festive entertainment. Stiles' tavern was especially noted for 
its matrimonial facilities. Thompson's local position, cornering 
upon two States, afforded some peculiar advantages. 

"Its 'Line' tavern enabled legal fugitives and liquor-sellers 
to dodge, buck and forth, into Rhode Island and Massachusetts, 
and its convenient access tempted youthful lovers to evade the 
prolonged publishment required in the above States. A single 
notice, read before or after church service, satisfied the legal 
requirement in Connecticut, and so it became very much the 
fashion for affianced pairs to drive to Thompson Hill on a Sun- 
day, and there celebrate their wedding. 

" At first Mr. Dow and other ministers performed the cere- 
mony, but the occasions became so frequent, and the consequent 
Sabbath breaking so alarming, that they resigned the office to 
Capt. Stiles as justice, who administered the vows with a grace 
and dignity that charmed all the participants. Scarce a Sab- 
bath passed without bringing its wedding party to partake of 
the wedding cake that was always made ready for them. ' Run- 
aways ' were united on more than one occasion, and Thompson 
Hill and its hymenial landlord were as celebrated for a time as 
Gretna Green and its famous blacksniith in Great Britain. 

" When, through the labors of John Hawkins, the temper- 
ance reform received a new impulse, Capt. Stiles closed his bar 
and made his popular tavern a temperance house." 



60 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children (born in Millbury, Mass.) : 

254. I. Josiah 7 , born Jan. 2, 1828; m. Lucy Nichols. 

Family 35. 

255. II. Perley G. 7 , b. Jan. 9, 1830 ; m. Lucy Maria Beeson. 

Family 36. 

256. III. Lucy 7 , d. young. 

257. IV. Dau. 7 , d. in infancy. 



Family 23. 

258. Dea. John 6 Stiles [178] (Joshua 6 , Benjamin 4 , John 3 , 
Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Boylston, Mass., Sept. 18, 
1786; married (1) Nov. 1, 1809, Rebecca Moore (b. Dec. 29, 
1792) of Boylston, who died May 19, 1827 ; m. (2) May 11, 
1828, Nancy White (b. Oct. 15, 1789) of West Boylston,"who 
d. Oct. 3, 1854. He was a blacksmith ; res. at Boylston. He 
was killed by a railroad train at Newton, Mass., Apr. 11, 1859. 

Children : 

259. I. Charles 7 , b. Nov. 10, 1810 ; d. Apr. 25, 1839, of 

consumption. 

260. II. Oliver 7 , b. Apr. 12, 1812; d. Aug. 9, 1854, of con- 

sumption ; was a machinist. 

261. III. John Cyrus 7 , b. J uly 16, 1814 ; m. Sarah W. Smith 

and Emilv Richardson. Family 37. 

262. IT. Mary Moore 7 , b. June 18, 1820 ; m. June 24, 1844, 

David Whitney Brown of Concord, Mass. ; res. 
at Worcester, Mass. Issue : 



263. 


i. 


Infant 8 , dec'd. 




264. 


ii. 


Infant 8 , dec'd. 




265. 


iii. 


Infant 8 , dec'd. 




266. 


iv. 


John E. 8 , b. Jan. 22, 1852 ; 


m. Apr. 9, 1881, 



Nellie Whitcomb of Worcester ; occupa- 
tion stationary engineer. 

267. v. Josiah 8 , b. May 28, 1854 ; m. July 3, 1876, 

Alma Richardson of Lowell, Mass. ; is a 
machinist. 

268. vi. Charles J. 8 , b. Dec. 16, 1857 ; a grad. of 
, Harvard Coll. ; is at present (1883) teach- 
ing in Ohio. 

269. vii. Mary E. 8 , b. July 9, 1859 ; is a teacher of 

music at Worcester, Mass. 



Massachusetts Family. 61 

270. V. Henry 7 , b. Dec. 5, 1821 ; m. Hannah M. White, 
M. Lizzie Richardson and Sarah A. Oman. 
Family 38. 



Family 24. 

271. Edward 7 Stiles [186] (Simeon 6 , Simeon 5 , Benjamin 4 , 
John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Portsmouth, N. H., in 
1808 ; married (1) at Dover, 1ST. H., in 1830, Olive M. Roberts 
{Dover Records) ; m. (2) Julia M. Townsend. About 1830 he 
rem. from Portsmouth to Dover, N. H., where he was employed 
as a reed maker for the Cocheco Cotton Factory. His wife 
Olive d. while his sou (Edward A.) was in infancy. He then 
rem. to Saco, Me., where he resided until his death, May 16, 
1860. [All that we know of the line of Simeon Stiles of 
Portsmouth, N. H., was kindly furnished by Dr. John R. Ham 
of Dover, K H.] 

Child : 
272. I. Edward A. 8 , b. Jan., 1833 ; m. Sarah M. Sawyer. 
Family 39. 



Family 25. 

273. Samuel King T Stiles [188] (Ezekiel 6 , Benjamin 5 , Jr., 
Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Wendell, 
Mass., Feb. 6, 1812 ( Wendell Records); married Mch. 29, 3849, 
Mary Ann Potter of Milford, Wis. (1st ed. Mass. Stiles' Fam- 
ily Genealogy, p. 41), who was b. July 6, 1825. He d. at Mil- 
ford, Wis., May 6, 1857. [The Dwight Genealogy, p. 955, gives 
Mch. 24, 1812, as the date -of Samuel King Stiles 1 birth — 
Apr. 13, 1849, as date of his mar.; June 7, 1850, birth of his 
eldest son; death, Apr. 7, 1851 — and birth of 3rd child Mav 
20, 1856.] 

Children (from 1st ed. Mass. Stiles' Fam. Geneal.) : 

274. I. Elihu Burritt 8 , b. June 8, 1850 ; d. at Lake Mills, 

Wis., Apr. 8, 1851. 

275. II. Milo Judson 8 , b. Apr. 10, 1852. 

276. III. Henry Marble 8 , b. May 24, 1856. 



62 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 26. 

277. William Dwight 7 Stiles [194] (Ezeldel 6 , Benjamin 5 , 
Jr., Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Wendell, 
Mass., Dec. 26, 1830 ; married Nov. 7, 1855, Martha B. Haw- 
thorne of Waterloo, Wis. (b. in Antrim Co., Ireland, July 9, 
1832). In 1856 they were res. at Waterloo, Wis., at which 
time Mr. S. was a farmer, and school superintendent. 

Children (from Dwight Geneal., p. 956) : 

278. I. Eva Delila 8 , b. Nov. 30, 1856. 

279. II. Clara Amanda 8 , b. May 30, 1859 ; d. June 4, 1873. 

280. III. Cyrus Dwight 8 , b. Aug. 4, 1864. 

281. IY. Wilbour 8 , b. Jan. 31, 1866. 



Family 27. 

282. Charles Alfred' Stiles [204] (Josiah Berry 9 , Cyrus 8 , 
Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Lynn, 
Mass., July 1, 1842; married Sept. 20, 1866, Sarah M. Osgood 
of Lynn (b. in Surry, Me). Mr. Stiles is supt. (1885) of the 
Hillsborough County, N. H., Aims-House at Wilton, N. H. 

Children (all born in Maiden, Mass.) : 

283. I. Eva Mary 8 , b. Mch. 28, 1869. 

284. II. Charles 8 , b. Sept. 2, 1871. 

285. III. Edwin Byron 8 , b. Aug. 27, 1873. 



Family 28. 

286. Josiah Granville 7 Stiles [205] (Josiah Berry 6 , Cyrus 6 , 
Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 3 , Robert 1 ), was born at Lynn, 
Mass., Apr. 7, 1845 ; married Feb. 22, 1869, Nellie M. Hunt 
of Concord, N. H. He holds the position of supt. of the Lynn 
Aims-House, for many years satisfactorily filled by his father. 
[March, 1888, Mr. Stiles removed to N. H., to take charge of 
the Strafford Co. Aims-House, at a remunerative salary. 1 

Children : 
287. L Willie W. 8 , b. Aug., 1877. 
288.' II. Frank 8 , b. Dec, 1880. 



Massachusetts Family. 63 



Family 29. 

289. George W. T Stiles [209] (Josiah Berry 9 , Cyrus 6 , Ben- 
jamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Lynn, Mass., 
Oct. 25, 1853 ; married Oct. 13, 1875, S. Elma Grover of 
Lynn. He is supt. of the alms-house at Maiden, Mass. 

Children (first three born at Lynn, Mass.): 

290. I. Millie G-. 8 , b. Apr. 11, 1877. 

291. II. George W. 8 , b. July 11, 1879. 

292. III. James G. 8 , b. Oct. 24, 1881. 

293. IY. Annie Belle 8 , b. Dec. 19, 1884, at Maiden, Mass. 



Family 30. 

294. Luther Charles 7 Stiles [220] (Luther 8 , Josiah 6 , Ben- 
jamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Amsterdam, 
JN". Y., Mch. 7, 1819 ; married Apr. 14, 1843, Sarah (dau. of 
Dea. John) Jenne of Elgin, 111., formerly of Amsterdam, N. 
Y. Mr. Stiles res. in Elgin for 40 years in the same house ; 
all his children being born there. Mrs. Sarah (Jenne) Stiles 
died at Elgin, Sept., 1890. 

Children : 

295. I. Charles Bartlett 8 , b. Feb. 25, 1844 ; in. about 1876 ; 

res. (1883) at Springfield, 111. —has 2 ch. Mr. 
Stiles served all through the late war, enlisted 
at the age of 16 as drummer boy. He is a skilled 
workmen on watch-factory machinery. 

296. II. Ellen Frances 8 , b. Mch. 21, 1847; m. Charles Cole 

of Elgin, 111., about 1867 . Issue : 

297. i. Henry 9 . 

298. ii. Fred 9 . 

299. iii. Edna 9 . 

300. iv. Julia 9 . 

301. III. Albert J. 8 , b. Nov. 9, 1849 ; m. ; res. at Kir- 

win, Kansas; is proprietor of furniture store; 
no children. 

302. IY. Clarence Luther 8 , b. Jan. 14, 1852; m. Ella Irwin. 

Family 40. 

303. Y. Lizzie W. 8 , b. May 28, 1856 ; m. 1880, James Pal- 

mer of Elgin, 111 . ; no children. 



64 Stiles Genealogy. 

304. VI. Harry Otis 8 , b. Apr. 23, 1859 ; d. at the age of 4 

years. 

305. VII. Jennie B. 8 , b. Dec, 1861; d. at the age of 10 years. 



Family 31. 

306. Cornelius Cuyler' Stiles [222] (Luther 8 , Josiah 6 , Ben- 
jamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Aurora, N. Y., 
Jan. 12, 1824. His parents rem. when lie was quite young to 
Amsterdam, N. Y.; when he was 12 years of age they again rem. 
to Cold Water, Mich., where he spent the remaining years of 
his minority. On becoming of age he went to Elgin, 111., and 
there married Cornelia Susannah, dau. of J. C. (b. at Hebron, 
Conn.), and Susannah (Treat) Phelps. She was born at Lan- 
sing, Tompkins Co., N. Y., Sept. 24, 1827; and is a descend- 
ant of Elder John Strong of Northampton, Mass. 

In personal appearance Mr. Stiles is described as being " 6 
feet in height, with features pale and thin," while Mrs. 
Stiles is " stout and of a florid complexion — a fine looking 
couple." Some of their children are blondes. The remainder 
brunettes. 

Mr. Stiles is a carpenter and farmer. He owned a farm near 
Elgin, on which he lived for many years. In 1864 he removed 
to Kankakee, 111., where his children were educated in the 
public schools of that place. In 1874 he removed to Sand- 
wich, 111., where he has since resided. 

He has been a deacon of the Congregational church at S. for 
several years. 

Children (record furnished by the eldest daughter) : 

307. I. Emily Gertrude 8 , b. at Elgin 111., June 28, 1849, 
was formerly a teacher in the public schools ; is 
also an artist; m. May 23, 1889, John Cross- 
grove Taylor. Mr. T. was born in Westfield, N. 
Y., Aug. 16, 1836; went to 111. when 21; en- 
listed in the 36th Regt. 111. Vols.; was in the army 
over 3 years. His first wound was in the right 
hand just as he was in the act of shooting ; after 
that healed he went into service again, and after 
several months received a wound in the right 
shoulder joint. The surgeon being a personal 



Massachusetts Family. 65 

friend, instead of removing the arm, performed 
a very difficult operation, and succeeded in sav- 
ing it. After leaving the service Mr. T. was 
elected county treasurer of Kendall Co., 111. 
— serving 2 years, having previous to his elec- 
tion attended a business college and learned to 
write with his left hand. In 1872 he removed 
to Sandwich where for many years his devotion 
to an invalid wife won for him the respect and 
sympathy of the community — present address, 
Sandwich, 111. Issue : 

308. i. Susan Eachel 9 , b. June 7, 1890 ; d. at Sand- 

wich, 111., Oct. 21, 1890. 
Mr. and Mrs. Taylor have also an adopted 
daughter, 10 years of age, named Mattie 
Roberts. 

309. II. Luther Harvey 8 , b. July 4, 1851 ; m. Fleta Law- 

rence. Family 41. 

310. III. William Heman 8 , b. Mch. 31, 1853; m. Fanny J. 

Okeson. Family 42. 

311. IV. Fred. Phelps 8 , b. Mch. 22, 1855 ; m. Nellie B. 

Root. Family 43. 

312. V. Susan Clara 8 , b. Aug. 23, 1856 ; grad. at Kankakee 

Preparatory School ; taught for a while in the 
public schools of Sandwich, 111.; about 1883 took 
a position as bookkeeper and cashier in a Chicago 
book store, where she remained for 7 years, at a 
salary of $100 a month ; m. Sept. 24, 1890, 
Erasmus Waite Hills, son of one of Chicago's 
early business men. 
318. YI. Henry Adams 8 , b. Nov. 25, 1857 ; at the age of 
17 entered a drug store. At 20 received papers 
as registered druggist ; managed for 2 years a 
drug store owned by his brothers, L. H. & F. 
P. Stiles. In 1880 he went to Colorado and 
spent nearly 4 years in mining, at Leadville. In 
the spring of 1884, he took a government con- 
tract at Darlington, Indian Ter., but was obliged 
to return home the same year, having remained 
long enough to contract that terrible disease, 
malaria, which rendered him an almost helpless 
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66 Stiles Genealogy. 

invalid for nearly 2 years. In Nov., 1886, he 
entered the employ of his brother, Luther H., 
at Wichita, Kans., where he is doing well. He 
was married at Muscatine, Iowa, Mch. 11, 1890, 
to Marguerite James. 

314. VII. Vernon 8 , b. 1861, at Elgin, 111. In 1881 he went 

to Sparta, as druggist's clerk ; in 1883 to Dar- 
lington, Indian Ter. , as clerk at an Indian post ; 
remained there over a year. On his return en- 
tered Hahnemann Coll. at Chicago ; graduated in 
1888, served one year in Hahnemann Hospital ; 
removed Mch., 1889, to Riverside, Cal., where 
he is permanently located, making the 3rd son 
of Cornelius Stiles who has chosen the medical 
profession. 

315. VIII. Katie 8 , b. Jan. 9, 1866, at Kankakee, 111., d. Aug. 

17, 1867. 



Family 32. 

316. Anson Gale 7 Stiles [237] (Barney 6 , Josiah 5 , Benja- 
min 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Amsterdam, N. 
Y., June 7, 1809 ; married Ann Jane Waters, June 8, 1836, re- 
moved to California many years ago. In 1876, he and his family 
came to Milford, Mass. (formerly Sutton, Mass., the ancestral 
home of this branch of the Stiles family), to celebrate the 40th 
anniversary of their marriage. They afterward went to New 
Haven, Conn., where Mr. Stiles left his wife, and himself pro- 
ceeded to New York, having business to transact there. While 
in New York he was prostrated by sunstroke. He was taken 
back to New Haven and died there July 17, 1876. Mrs. Stiles 
res. (1884) with her dau. in San Francisco, Cal. 

Child: 

317. I. Dau. 8 ; m. Charles Blake ; res. in San Francisco, 
Cal. [There may be others.] 

Family 33. 

318. Orson 7 Stiles [239] (Barney 6 , Josiah 5 , Benjamin 4 , John 3 , 
Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Amsterdam, N. Y., Jan. 21, 



Massachusetts Family. 67 

1813; grad. at Union Coll. 1833; afterward read law with 
Judge D. Wright of Amsterdam. In 1837 commenced prac- 
tice in Chautauqua county, N. Y. ; was for 6 years supt. of 
schools, and supervisor for 4 years. In 1849 was ejected county 
clerk; rem. in 1854 to Fredonia, N. Y., where he was for 20 
years engaged in banking ; was member of the State Assembly 
in 1866-7. He is at present (1884) living on a dairy farm at 
Topeka, Kans., " seeking health, which refuses to come to me," 
he writes. 

He married Oct. 21, 1846, Frances L. Guernsey, who was 
born July 21, 1826. 

Children : 

319. I. George Guernsey 8 , b. Jan. 2, 1849 ; m. Belle E. 

Boot. Family 44. 

320. II. Sara Guernsey 8 ,' b. Mch. 18, 1854; m. E. B. Pres- 

cott, Jan., 1874; res. at Topeka, Kans. Issue: 

321. i. Child 9 , d. young. 

322. ii. Child 9 , d. young. 

323. iii. Guernsey 9 , b. abt. 1881. 

324. III. Frank Guernsey 8 , b. Aug. 17, 1857; in. . 

Family 45. 



Family 34. 

325. Isaac 7 Stiles [241] (Isaac 6 , Josiah 5 , Benjamin 4 , John 3 , 
Jr., John 2 , Eobert 1 ), was born at Millbury, Mass.,' Feb. 8, 1807 ; 
married Mary Pearson (b. at Chelmsford, Mass., Feb. 11, 1814) 
Sept. 15, 1833, who d. at Worcester, Mass., Aug. 18, 1880. 
He d. suddenly at Hudson, N. H., May 26, 1875. 

Children (born at Nashua, N. H.) : 

326. I. Jennie C. 8 , b. May 20, 1835; res. at Worcester, 

Mass. ; unm. 

327. II. Mary Katherine 8 , b. Apr. 26, 1844 ; was an invalid 

for many years; after much suffering d. at Worces- 
ter, Mass., June 26, 1881. 

328. III. Isabella E. 8 , b. May 30, 1846 ; res. at Worcester ; 

unm. 

329. IV. Alice J. 8 , b. Dec. 23, 1857 ; d. at Nashua, K H., 

Dec. 24, 1862. 



68 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 35. 

330. Josiah 7 Stiles [254] (Yernon 6 , Josiah 5 , Benjamin 4 , 
John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born Jan. 2, 1828, in Millbury, 
Mass. ; married 1851, Lucy Nichols (b. Apr. 29, 1829), of 
Thompson, Conn. Mr. Stiles has been a resident of Chicago, 
111., for nearly a quarter of a century (1884) ; is a pork packer 
and provision dealer ; writes : " I have experienced all the 
ups and downs incident to the business." He is a member of 
the Board of Trade. Business add. 2325 Mich, ave., Chicago, 
111. 

Children : 

331. I. George Nichols 8 , b. Nov. 3, 1851. 

332. II. Lucy Goddard 8 , b. June 6, 1861. 



Family 36. 

333. Perley Goddard 7 Stiles [255] (Yernon 6 , Josiah 5 , Ben- 
jamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Millbury, Mass., 
Jan. 29, 1830. The year following his birth his parents rem. 
to Thompson, Conn. From this place, in 1845, Perley G. went 
away to sea, and for the next ten years he followed a sailor's 
life. In 1855 he settled at Racine, Wis., to which place his 
parents and brother had rem. in 1849. He married Sept. 1, 
1857. Lucy M. Beeson of Ponton, Lincolnshire, Eng. ; rem. 
in Sept., 1859, to Sabula, Iowa; from thence, Aug., 1884, to 
Sioux Falls, Dak. Ter. 

Child : 
334. I. Mary A. 8 , b. at Racine, Wis., June 12, 1858 ; m. 
Charles A. Cosgrove at Sabula, Iowa, May 8, 
1878. 



Family 37. 

335. John Cyrus 7 Stiles [261] (Dea. John 6 , Joshua 6 , Ben- 
jamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Boylston, 
Mass., July 16, 1814; married at Worcester, Mass., Apr. 16, 
1835, Sarah W. Smith (b. June 19, 1811), of Rutland, Mass. 
John C. Stiles was m. at Boston Highlands, July 16, 1885, to 
Emily Richardson ; res. at Cambridge, Mass. Mr. Stiles was 




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Massachusetts Family. 69 

(1883) supt. of one of the lines of street cars leading into 
Boston. John C. Stiles died at Boston Highlands, Mass., 
July 21, 1889, aged 75 yrs. Mrs. Emily, wid. of John C. 
Stiles, d. at Koxbury, Mass., Dec. 14, 1889, se. 58 yrs. 8 mos. 
Children : 

336. I. Mary Rebecca 8 , b. Feb. 17, 1836, at Worcester, 

Mass.; m. Dec. 19, 1855, Levi P. Thompson of 
Cambridge, Maes. Issue : 

337. i. Louise 9 , b. May 27, 1859 ; m. Jan. 1, 1883, 

Charles E. Boyd of Cambridge. 

338. II. Sarah Frances 8 , b. Oct. 6, 1838, at West Boylston, 

Mass.; d. at W. B., Sept. 12, 1840. 

339. III. John Edwin 8 , b. Jan. 7, 1841, at W. B.; m. Lizzie 

Bent. Family 46. 

340. IV. Sarah Frances 8 , b. Aug. 28, 1844, at W. B.; d. at 

Cambridge, Aug., 1873. 

341. V. Frank 8 , b. at Lancaster. Mass., Dec. 12, 1846 ; d. 

at L., Feb. 15, 1848. 

342. VI. Ella Maria 8 , b. at Clinton, Mass., Dec. 20, 18— ; 

d. at Worcester, Aug. 15, 18 — . 

343. VII. Charles Henry 8 , b. at Worcester, Jan. 4, 1851. 

344. VIII. Kate Emma 8 , b. at Boston, Aug. 18, 1853 ; m. 

Charles Gardner of Cambridge, Oct. 4, 1871. 

345. i. Mabelle Frances 9 , b. Sept., 1872. 



Family 38. 

346. Henry 7 Stiles [270] (Dea. John 8 , Joshua", Benjamin 4 , 
John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Boylston, Mass., Dec 
5, 1821; married (1) Jan. 27, 1851, Hannah M. White (b. 
Jan. 21, 1832), of West Boylston, Mass., who died Apr. 12, 
1865 ; m. (2) May 15, 1867, M. Lizzie Richardson (b. Dec. 17, 
1832), of Northboro, Mass., who d. May 18, 1868 ; m. (3) May 
18, 1869, Sarah A. Oman (b. 1835), of Stowe, Mass. (prob.). 
He was a farmer; res. at Boylston; d. of consumption Apr. 
17, 1870. Widow Sarah A. Stiles m. Edward H. Green at 
West Boylston, Mch. 28, 1871. 

Children (all by first marriage ; first three at Boylston, Mass.): 
347. I. Thomas Henry 8 , b. Nov. 25, 1851 ; res. in Boston ; 
is a street car driver. 



70 Stiles Genealogy. 

348. II. Delia Maria 8 , b. July 30, 1854 ; d. Mch. 20, 1859. 

349. III. Joseph White 8 , b. Mch. 1, 1861 ; ra. June 30, 1885, 

at Lowell, Mass. (by Rev. Mr. Chambre, rector 
of St. Anne's Epis. Ch.), Sarah Anna Cora (b. 
at Lowell, Feb. 25, 1854), dau. of John Parson 
and Elizabeth (Burnett) Searle, of Lowell ; 
res. in L. where Mr. Stiles is employed as a 
machinist. 

350. IY. Agnes Maria 8 , b. Jan. 14, 1865; school teacher; 

res. Lowell, Mass. 



Family 39. 

351. Edward A. 8 Stiles [292] (Edward 7 , Simeon 6 , Simeon 5 , 
Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in Dover, N. 
H., in 1833. His father removed from D. to Saco, Me., when 
Edward was an infant. He married Sarah M. Sawyer. In 
1876 he rem. from Saco to Epping, N. H., where he now owns 
a farm on which his family resides. He was in trade while in 
Saco, and is at present (1884) temporarily keeping a variety 
store at Dover, K H. Mr. Stiles died Mch. 24, 1887. 

Children : 

352. I. Lucy 9 , b. 1857 ; d. 1858. 

353. II. Horace 9 , b. Oct. 25, 1858; m. , Family 47. 

354. III. Clara E. 9 , b. Oct. 9, 1860. Book-keeper (1888) at 

Neponset, Mass. 

355. IY. Edward E. 9 ) , T 1 1 eftu 

356. Y. Nellie M. 9 f D ' dan - 1 ' 18by ' 



Family 40. 

357. Clarence Luther 8 Stiles [302] (Luther C. T , Luther 6 , 
Josiah 6 , Benjamin 4 , John 8 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at 
Elgin, 111., Jan. 14, 1852; at the age of 18 went to Chicago, 
where he was employed six years as a draughtsman in three of 
the principal architects' offices in the city. After spending the 
next year and a half traveling through the East, returned to 
Chicago where he engaged in business as an architect. His 
present address is 115 Dearborn St., Chicago, 111. Mr. Stiles 
mentions that his father, Luther C. Stiles, sold to the school 



Massachusetts Family. 71 

board of Elgin, about 1884. the old home where his brothers 
and sisters and himself (0. L. S.) were raised, and that he had 
the pleasure of erecting a high school building on the very 
ground on which he spent his boyhood days. He married 
Aug. 19, 1873, Ella Irwin of Evanston, 111. 
Children : 

358. I. Marion 9 , b. Aug. 3, 1874. 

359. II. Luther Clarence 9 , b. Nov. 6, 1877. 

360. III. Winnifred 9 , b. Mch. 6, 1880. 

361. IV. Mildred 9 , b. Nov. 24, 1883. 

362. V. Baby 9 , b. Apr. 9, 1886. 



Family 41. 

363. Luther Harvey 8 Stiles [309] (Cornelius C. 7 , Luther 6 , 
Josiah 5 , Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in 
Elgin, 111., July 4, 1851 ; learned telegraphy at the age of 16; 
was employed as railroad agent until 1880, when he entered 
the employ of the Sandwich, 111., Mfg. Co., holding successively 
the positions of ass't and head book-keeper and cashier. In 
1883 he was sent to Kansas City to represent the company in a 
branch office. In the summer of 1886 he located at Wichita, 
Kans., going into the real estate business there in company 
with Mr. Frank E. A. Smith. The firm of Stiles & Smith 
represents one of the most successful firms in the city, and 
does its business in such a reliable way as to gain the confidence 
of the best people. When a boy of 16, Luther H. Stiles be- 
came a member of and an earnest worker in the Congrega- 
tional church. He and his partner are members of the Y. M. 
C. A., and he is himself supt. of the Sabbath School of the 
1st Cong. Ch. at Wichita. He was married July 7, 1887, to 
Fleta Lawrence of Wichita. 

Child: 
364. I. Cornelia Helen 9 , b. Jan. 19, 1889. 



Family 42. 

365. Dr. William Heman 8 Stiles [310] (Cornelius C. 7 , 
Luther 6 , Josiah 5 , Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was 
born at Hanover, Cook Co., 111., Mch. 31, 1853. At the age 



72 Stiles Genealogy. 

of 16, having received a good common-school education, he 
entered the mfg. shops at Marseilles, 111. ; after spending sev- 
eral years at hard work and study he was admitted to Hahne- 
mann Coll., and in 1878 received his degree of M. D. At the 
age of 23 he became a member of the Cong, church. He 
married Sept. 20, 1880, Fannie J., eldest daughter of Hon. 
Geo. B. Okeson of Lexington, 111. [Hon. Geo. B. Okeson 
is a son of ¥m. Okeson of Juniata Co., Pa., gr. son of 
Nicholas Albertson Okeson; g. gr. son of Daniel Okeson, who 
m. Anglechea, eldest dau. of Nicholas Albertson, who came to 
America in 1731. Nicholas A. was the son of Cornelius Al- 
bertson, a wealthy ship-owner of Amsterdam.] Dr. Stiles 
commenced the practice of his profession at Lexington, 111., 
where he remained until Sept., 1886, when he sold out his 
practice and moved to San Bernardino, Cal., the change being 
made necessary by a severe throat trouble. He fortunately 
found an immediate opportunity to associate himself with Dr. 
Ammi K. Johnson (an old college chum), of San Bernardino, 
and with every prospect of success. 

Child : 
366. I.* Pauline 9 , b. Mch. 18, 1885. 



Family 43. 

367. Dr. Fred, Phelps 8 Stiles [311] (Cornelius C. 7 , Luther 6 , 
Josiah 5 , Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at 
Elgin, 111., Mch. 22, 1855. After passing through a prepara- 
tory course for college he entered the mfg. shops at Sandwich, 
where his parents were then residing. Having a special apti- 
tude for mechanics he was engaged at the age of 18 as fore- 
man in the wood department, drafting and laying out the 
lumber for a large manufactory of corn-shellers and harvesters. 
While still employed at the manufactory he studied medicine 
with a resident physician, and in 1878 entered Hahnemann 
Med. Coll., receiving his degree of M. D. in 1880. He then 
became partner with Dr. A. B. Nichols of Sparta, Wis., who 
died the following year, leaving a lucrative practice to Dr. 
Stiles, who, however, was obliged on account of ill-health to 
relinquish it and go farther south. He accordingly disposed of 
his practice to Dr. G. Long, and associated himself in Jan., 
1884, with Dr. David Blood of Sandwich, 111. After a year's 



Massachusetts Family. 73 

residence at Sandwich lie concluded to return to Sparta, having 
received the appointment of physician in charge of the State 
Asylum located at Sparta. He is also proprietor of the Turkish 
Bath Institute at that place. He married Sept. 30, 1884, 
Nellie B. (dau. of G. W.) Boot of Sparta. 
Child: 

368. I. Bennet Phelps 9 , b. Nov. 14, 1887. 

Family 44. 

369. George Guernsey 8 Stiles [319] (Orson 7 , Barney 6 , Jo- 
siah 5 , Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at La 
Grange, Chautauqua county, N. Y., Jan. 2, 1849 ; married at 
Lyons, Iowa, Oct. 20, 1874, Belle Eliza (dau. of Aurelius C. 
and Eliza) Boot. Mr. Stiles is cashier of the Socorro County 
Bank, at Socorro, New Mexico. 

Children : 

370. I. Earl Root 9 , b. at Millerstown, Butler county, Penn., 

Sept. 10, 1875. 

371. II. Orson 9 , b. at M. Sept. 23, 1877. 



Family 45. 

372. Frank Guernsey 8 Stiles [324] (Orson 7 , Barney 6 , Jo- 

siah 5 , Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Fre- 

donia, N. Y., Aug. 17, 1857 ; married ; resides at 

Topeka, Kans. 
Children : 

373. I. Ray 9 , b. abt. 1879. 

374. II. Cathe 9 b. abt. 1881. 



Family 46. 

375. John Edwin 8 Stiles [339] (John Cyrus 7 , Dea. John 6 , 
Joshua 5 , Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at 
West Boylston, Mass., Jan. 7, 1841 ; married Lizzie Bent; res. 
at Watertown, Mass. 

Children : 

376. I. Mabelle 9 , b. June 26, 1867. 

377. II. Florence 9 , b. June 24; d. Sept. 1, 1869. 

10 



74 Stiles Genealogy. 

Family 47. 

^ 378. Horace A. 9 Stiles [353] (Edward A. 8 , Edward 7 , Simeon 6 , 
Simeon 5 , Benjamin 4 , John 3 , Jr., John 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in 

Saco, Me., Oct. 25, 1858; married . 

Children : 

379. I. Herbert L. 10 

380. II. Ethel 10 . 

381. III. Irwin 10 . 



DESCENDANTS OF ROBERT STILES, EMIGRANT, 
IN THE LINE OF HIS SON EBENEZER 2 . 

Family 2. 

17. Ebenezer 2 Stiles* [9] (Robert 1 ), was born in Rowley, 
Mass., Feb. 20, 1669-70 {Records of Essex Co., Salem, Mass.); 
married at Bradford, Mass., July 23, 1701, Dorothy Dalton 
(Hist. Bradford). He was a man of considerable wealth for 
those days. A few years previous to his death he paid the 
highest tax but one in Middleton, where he resided. He was 
selectman for several years, and was honored with the prefix of 
" Mr." He purchased land in Middleton about 1700. In 1704 
he sold one hundred acres of land " lying on the north side of 
Humphrey's Pond " (in Rowley village), (the said one hundred 
acres being a part of the 400 which were granted in 1666-7 to 
ThomasDorman, John Cummins and Robert Stiles) to Ephraim 
Foster, blacksmith, of Andover, for £30 silver, f 

" Feb. 21, 1702-3, he was dismissed from the ch'h in Tops- 
field to ch'h in Boxford, to which he was admitted to full com- 
munion. Oct. 1, 1729, Ebenezer Stiles, Ebenezer, Jr., Heze- 
kiah (aged 18) and Dorothy Stiles were all admitted to mem- 
bership in the 1st Cong. Church in Middleton." 

* The authorities consulted in making up the history of Ebenezer Stiles 
are: Eecords of Essex county at Salem, Mass. (birth); History of Bradford, 
Mass. (marriage); Topsfield Eecords, Boxford Kecords and Middleton Rec- 
ords. 

f See on page 12, ante, extract from a deed given by Ebenezer Stiles to 
Ephraim Foster. 



Massachusetts Family. 75 

He died June 3, 1746, ae. 77, and his wife d. at the age of 93. 
Children (recorded at Boxford, excepting Ebenezer, Jr. , and 
Caleb): 

18. I. Mehitable 3 , b. 1702; bapt. Nov. 21, 1703; adm. 

to ch. Dec. 31, 1727 ; mar. John Barnard, Dec. 
17, 1733 {Middleton Records). 

19. II. Dorothy 3 , b. Feb., 1706; bapt. Apr. 14, 1706; 

adm. to the ch. Dec. 31, 1727. 

20. III. Ebenezer 3 , Jr., b. July 3, 1707 ; m. Sarah How . 

Family 3. 

21. IV. Hezekiah 3 , "bapt. 1st Sab., May, 1711 ;" m. Han- 

nah Barnard and Harriet Lovejoy. Family 4. 

22. Y. Daniel 3 , b. July 15, 1715 ; bapt,' Sept., 1715 ; m. 

Elizabeth Booth. Family 5. 

23. VI. Caleb 3 , Jr.;* m. Sarah and Polly Dalton. 



Family 6. 



Family 3. 



24. Ebenezer 3 Stiles, Jr. [20] (Ebenezer 2 , Eobert 1 ), was 
doubtless born at Andover, Mass., but not (we think) on July 
31, 1707, as given in the 1st edition of the Mass. Stiles Family, 
for we have the record of his death at Middleton, in 1787, 
at the age of 85, which shows that he was born about 1702. 
He married Sarah How April 23, 1733. He inherited much 
of his father's spirit, wrote a good hand, and was, with his 
father and other members of his family, one of the original 
founders of the Middleton Church, in 1729. It is said that 
his father divided a large farm between his sons, Ebenezer, Jr., 
and Daniel, 

Children (from Middleton Records) : 
25. I. Ebenezer 4 , b. Feb. 10, 1733 ; d. 1756 ; unm. 

* It is proper to state that some of Caleb Stiles' descendants believe that 
Ms father's name was Samuel instead of Ebenezer, and the case has 
been so strongly represented that we were nearly convinced that the pres- 
ent arrangement had better be changed; but, on consulting with Dea. David 
Stiles of Middleton, who collected much valuable information for the first 
edition of the "Mass. Stiles Family," and who probably possesses more 
actual knowledge of the matter than any one now living, we find that he 
is of the opinion that there should be no change, as he believes that the 
persons (Dea. David Stiles, Sen., of Middleton, and Esq. David Stiles of 
Temple) who were principally responsible for placing Caleb among Eben- 
ezer's children had good reasons for so doing. — M. S. P. Gt. 



76 Stiles Genealogy. 

26. II. Ezekiel 4 , b. Oct. 5, 1735 ; m. Miriam Eichardson. 

Family 7. 

27. III. Joseph 4 , b. July 15, 1737; m. Eunice Wilkins. 

Family 8. 

28. IV. Abner 4 , b. Aug. 2, 1739; m. Ruth Bickford. 

Family 9. 

29. V. Asa 4 , b. Nov. 3, 1741 ; m. Huldah Bixby. Family 10. 

30. VI. John 4 , b. Apr. 4, 1741 ; m. Mary How. Family 11. 



Family 4. 

31. Hezekiah 3 Stiles [21] (Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was bapt. 
1st Sabbath in May, 1711 (Boxford Records). Hezekiah Stiles 
(age 18) was one of the original 30 members of the church 
formed at Middleton, Oct., 1729. Married (1) Nov. 21, 1736 
(by Rev. Samuel Phillips), in Andover, Hannah Barnard, who 
died May 24, 1752, ae. 37 ; m. (2) Harriet Lovejoy, Dec. 27, 
1752 ; resided at Andover, Mass. 

Children (by first wife from Andover Records) : 

32. I. Hannah 4 , b. Jan. 10, 1739 ; d. May 18, 1752. 

33. II. Stephen 4 , b. Mch. 11, 1741; m. wid. Huldah 

Wardwell. Family 12. 

34. III. Barnard 4 , b. June 28, 1744; m. Sarah . 

Family 13. 

35. IV. Dorothy 4 , b. Jan. 29, 1752 ; d. July 12, 1753. 
Children (by second wife) : 

36. V. Hannah 4 , b. Nov. 9, 1753. 

37. VI. Dorothy 4 , b. Jan. 14, 1755. 

38. VII. Mehitable 4 , b. Feb. 15, 1757. 

39. VIII. Hezekiah 4 , b. Aug. 5, 1759; m. Phebe Austin. 



Family 14. 



Family 5. 



40. Daniel 3 Stiles [22] (Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born 
July 15, 1715 ; bapt. Sept., 1715 (Boxford Records) ; married 
Elizabeth Booth, May 23, 1742. Resided at Middleton, Mass. 
Daniel and Elizabeth Stiles members of Cong. Ch. at Middle- 
ton, 1744. It is said that the father of Daniel Stiles divided a 
large farm between his sons, Ebenezer, Jr., and Daniel. 



Massachusetts Family. 77 

Children (all excepting the first from Middleton Records) : 

41. I. Rebecca 4 , published to Samuel Stevens, Feb. 22, 

1761 (Boxford Records). [Although we have 
found no record of the birth of this child we 
think from the date of her publishment that she 
must have been the eldest. After their marriage 
it is supposed they lived for a while in N. JEL, 
perhaps at Lyndeborough, afterward removed 
with their 2 children to Chester, Yt. Mr. Ste- 
vens died in the War of 1812.] Issue : 

42. i. Samuel 6 , was living about 40 years ago 

(1888) at Francestown, N. H., and his 
descendants are probably living there at 
the present time. 

43. ii. The 2nd child may have been a daughter 

who married Nathaniel 5 ti les (Caleb 4 , 
Jr., Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), and lived 
at Chester, Yt. (See Family 37 of this 
line.) 

44. iii. William 5 , b. ; m. Rice. He died at 

the age of 33 or near it. Issue : (1) 
Roxanna Styles 6 (Stevens) (was named for 
her Aunt Styles), born at Chester, Yt., 
Aug. 8, 1804; d. at Bellows Falls, Yt., 
Nov. 5, 1886 ; m. at Westminster, Yt., 
Oct. 27, 1829, Samuel Guild, a paper- 
maker ; res. Bellows Falls, Yt., where 
Mr. G. died June 26, 1872. Children : 
(a) Samuel Harvey 7 (Guild), b. Sept. 2, 
1831; m. June 9, 1857, Caroline S. 
Arms, who d. Nov. 1, 1876. He was a 
tailor at Bellows Falls, now dead; (b) 
■ William Stevens 7 (Guild), b. Sept. 18, 
1832; m. Eliza M. Scales; res. Brattle- 
boro,Yt., 8 children (see Guild Genealogy, 
p. 194, for their names); (c) George Otis 7 
(Guild), b. Feb. 21, 1836; m. liartha 
Jane Aldrich. He is P. M. at Bellows 
Falls ; 4 chil. (see Guild Genealogy); (d) 
Ellen Roxanna 7 (Guild), b. Mch. 1, 1839 ; 
d. at B. F., Nov. 13, 1886 ; m. Mch. 1, 



78 Stiles Genealogy. 

1858, Lyman C. Gale, tailor, afc Chicago, 
111., and B. F. He d. at C, Feb. 17, 
1869. 3 children (see Guild Genealogy 
for fuller particulars) ; (e) Caroline Fran- 
ces 7 (Guild), b. Feb. 14, 1844; res. Bel- 
lows Falls, Vt. ; unm. 

45. IT. Daniel 4 , Jr., b. July 22, 1744; d. May 29, 1812; 

m. Sarah Averill. Family 15. 

46. III. John 4 , b. Sept. 5, 1746 [Did he m. Kebecca Pea- 

body !]. 

47. IV. Elizabeth 4 , b. Sept. 11, 1748; prob. m. Samuel 

Lacy at Middleton, Oct. 5, 1771. 

48. V. Mehitable 4 , b. Nov. 8, 1750 ; d. Apr. 15, 1751. 

49. VI. Mary 4 , b. Apr. 24, 1752 ; prob. m. Samuel Berry 

at Middleton, Apr. 22, 1779. 

50. VII. Samuel 4 , b. Mch. 21, 1756; m. Edney Gould. 

Family 16. 

Family 6. 

51. Caleb 8 Stiles [23] (Ebenezer 3 , Robert 1 ), was probably 
born at Andover, Mass. [It has already been stated that some 
of the descendants of Caleb Stiles consider that he was a son 
of Ebenezer's half brother Samuel, but the evidence in favor of 
his being a son of Ebenezer is much stronger, and if he really 
was his son he was undoubtedly born at Andover. — M. S. P. G.] 
He married (1) Sarah , (2) Polly Dalton. He resided in Mid- 
dleton, Mass., previous to 1741 ; .at this date he was one of the 
inhabitants of Souhegan West — as a part of the township of 
Amherst, N. H., was then called. His name is among the 
founders of the church at Amherst, Sept. 22, 1741 {Hist. Am- 
herst). In 1747 his name is signed to a petition of the inhabit- 
ants of Souhegan West, for soldiers for defense against the 
Indians (N. H. Hist. Coll., vol. v, p. 254). Up to about 1763, 
he appears to have been a resident of Amherst, his name ap- 
pearing on various town lists until that time, when he probably 
removed to Hollis, where his son Caleb, Jr., was then living. 

Jan. 1, 1775, Caleb Stiles, an inhabitant of Hollis (east side), 
was taxed £0 2s. 3d. (Hist. Hollis, p. 137). The amount of 
his tax shows him to have been not very wealthy at that time, 
as few of the inhabitants paid a smaller tax, while many paid 
much more. In 1779 Caleb Stiles and Caleb Stiles, Jr., each 



Massachusetts Family. 79 

received from the town of Hollis, as bounty, for one year's 
service in the Continental army £300 ; also 10 bushels of rye 
and 10 bushels of Indian corn {Hist. Hollis). June 9, 1781, 
Caleb Stiles of Hollis, signs a petition of soldiers, " for an 
allowance for the depreciation of their pay." June 2, 1784, 
Caleb Stiles and others of Hollis, petition for the appointment 
of Dea. Daniel Emerson as magistrate. July 5, 1784, Caleb 
Stiles, Caleb, Jr., and other Hollis soldiers, sign an order to 
the State Treas. to pay all that was due them for service in the 
Continental army to Dea. Dan'l Emerson, Jr. [The last three 
items are from JST. H. Town Papers, vol. 12, pp. 244—5, 252.] 
Children (by first wife from Middleton Records) : 

52. I. Kebecca 4 , b. Sept. 26, 1734; adm. to Cong, ch'h at 

Middleton, 1755. 

53. II. Sarah 4 , b. Feb. 11, 1736. 

54. III. Caleb 4 , b. June 19, 1737; m. Mary (or Elizabeth) 

Townsend. Family 17. 

55. IY. Mehitable 4 , b. June 10, 1739. 

56. V. Dorothy 4 , b. Sept. 2, 1740 ; m. Dea. Ephraim Ab- 

bott (b. in Amherst, JS. H., Dec. 16, 1742; d. 
at Goffstown, N. H., 1827). Settled in Goffs- 
town. Issue : 

57. i. Ephraim 6 , d. young. 

58. ii. Samuel 5 , d. young. 

59. iii. Sarah 6 , b. 1767 ; m. Sept. 27, 1793, Jonathan 

Rand in Amherst ; res. in Manchester, 
N. H.; had 3 sons and 4 daus. 

60. iv. Dorothy 6 , b. 1772; m. as 2nd wife, her 

cousin, Rev. David Abbott of Windham, 
JST. H.; she died without issue in 1822. 

61. v. Samuel 6 , b. Feb. 21, 1777. 

62. vi. Ephraim 6 . 

63. VI. Hannah 4 , b. May 26, 174:6. 

64. VII. Joshua 4 , b. June 16, 1749 ; m. Mehitable Leeman, 

Hannah Leeman and Widow Sally (Dustin- 
Slader) Cooper. Family 18. 

Family 7. 

65. Ezekiel 4 Stiles [26] (Ebenezer 3 , Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Eobert 1 ), 
was born in Middleton, Mass., Oct. 5, 1735 ; married Miriam 



80 Stiles Genealogy. 

Richardson, a descendant of Francis Richardson of Marble- 
head. She was born at Marblehead ; d. at Middleton, 1819, 
se. 73. Her husband d. in 1788 or 9, ae. 46. Mrs. ' Stiles was 
naturally a tender-hearted woman, and ready to give a helping 
hand to the needy. She also possessed much wit, and keenly 
enjoyed a good joke.* She moved after her marriage to the 
place built by Ebenezer 2 for his son Ebenezer, Jr., which was 

* Extract from Letter of Dea. David Stiles, Jr. , of Middleton, Mass. — 
My grandmother, Miriam Stiles, lost her husband Ezekiel when her family, 
composed mostly of boys, was quite young; and, being of a courageous dis- 
position, she took the reins without hesitation, and soon cleared up all the 
incumbrances on the farm, while her five boys (from the age of a few months 
to 16 or 17 yrs.) were taught to obey and respect her; and having once put 
her hand to the work she was not one to look back . 

It is said that on one occasion, at least, she felt it her duty to flog one of 
her oldest boys, which she did in the old Puritan style. In fact, her cour- 
age and perseverance became known throughout the vicinity. On one occa- 
sion, four men returning from a hunting excursion on horseback, and prob- 
ably unwilling to return home without accomplishing something, took it 
into their heads to make a little " game" of the old widow, and see how 
she would behave. They, therefore, rode past the house around a little 
hill out of sight, and hid their horses. The stars dimly shone as they 
silently advanced in single file toward the house with their guns upon their 
shoulders. Taking their position under a large tree which stood in front of 
the widow's dwelling, they commenced in the most deliberate manner load- 
ing their guns with powder and shot, and then rapidly poured their whole 
broadside into the front of the house. It was well riddled; several windows 
were broken, and the next day some of the shot were picked out of the 
dog's neck, although he had remained in the rear of the house. As the old 
lady passed, through the front entry into the west end of the house to take 
counsel of Mr. Wright (an infirm old man who was living there, helped by 
the town), a shot shattered the front door. The house was far from any 
neighbors; a fact on which this lawless party had doubtless calculated as 
rendering their detection less liable. Before they had time, however, to 
unhitch their horses, the old lady was in their midst, and calling them by 
name, demanded restitution forthwith, threatening prosecution immediately 
if it was not made. They honorably settled all the damages the next day, 
well satisfied to escape so easily from the consequences of their frolic. 

Another anecdote is as follows: The widow's flock of geese, which was 
large, had been annoyed and decimated by foxes. One night, hearing an 
unusual clatter among the geese, she got up and went out to the goose- 
house ready for service. In her hurry she took neither candle nor lantern, 
but, nothing daunted, she boldly thrust her hand into the goose-house to 
find out was going on. Her hand fell on something which did not feel like 
goose-feathers, so she grappled with it, pulled it out and carried it into the 
house, when, on getting a light, she found she had captured a large fox, 
which feigned dead. Thinking this might be so, as the goose had probably 
beaten him violently with its wings, the old lady threw him down at the 
door of the boys' bed-room, telling them to get up and skin him while he 
was yet warm. Suddenly, however, the widow's sharp eyes discovered that 
the fox was far from dead, and he was forthwith killed. 



Massachusetts Family. 81 

afterward owned by her son Dea. David Stiles; she was buried 
in the Symonds burial-ground. 

Children (from Middleton Records) : 

66. I. Sarah 5 , b. Sept. 23, 1764 ; "lived to grow up, but 

died in early life." 

67. II. Ebenezer 5 . [This son is not in the list of Ezekiel's 

children furnished by the town clerk of Middle- 
ton ; but, according to Dea. David Stiles, Jr., it 
should be there, although, perhaps, not in this 
place.] 

Simeon 5 , b. Sept. 7, 1777 ; d. Jan. 10, 1849 ; m. 
Sarah Elliott. Family 19. 

Andrew 5 , b. Oct. 1, 1778; m. Hannah Kimball . 
Family 20. 

Aaron 5 , b. Nov. 1, 1780 ; d. Aug., 1836, se. 56. 

David 5 , b. Nov. 1, 1784; d. Aug. 7, 1863; m. 
Nancy Farnham. Family 21. 

Phineas 5 , b. Nov. 11, 1789 ; d. Oct. 14, 1821, se. 
nearly 33 years. 

Hannah 5 , b. 1789 ; m. a Hardy of North Andover, 
Mass. 



Family 8. 

74. Joseph 4 Stiles [27] (Ebenezer 3 , Jr., Ebenezer 3 , Robert 1 ), 
was born in Middleton, Mass., July 15, 1737 ; married Eunice 
Wilkins, Oct. 29, 1761. Note. — Eunice Wilkins was probably 
either a daughter or granddaughter of one of the three Wilk- 
inses (Thomas, Henry and Bray), who were among the early 
residents of Boxford; but were all "set off" to Middleton 
when that town was incorporated in 1728. The great grand- 
father of Thomas, Henry and Bray Wilkins, was Lord John 
Wilkins of Wales (see Perley's Hist. Boxford, p. 102). 
Joseph Stiles was one of the first settlers of Wilton, N. H. 
In Sept., 1761, being then of Middleton, Mass., he sold land in 
a new township (No. 2) in N. H. He is styled " husbandman," 
in this transaction. (Information obtained from Probate Office, 
Exeter, N. H., by Dr. John R. Ham of Dover, N. H.) He 
settled in Wilton, on the farm now (1885) owned by Dea. 
George Buss. His name appears on the Wilton Records in 
11 



68. 


III. 


69. 


IV. 


70. 
71. 


y, 

YI, 


72. 


VII. 


73. 


VIII. 



82 Stiles Genealogy. 

1773, but he probably sold as early as 1776, and removed to 
Nelson, N. H. He served 7 years in the Revolutionary 
War; was present at the battle of Bennington. He d. at Nel- 
son, N. H., in 1812. His widow d. at same place, at the age 
of 88. 

Children (said to have been all born at Wilton, N. H.) : 

75. I. Joseph 6 , Jr., b. June 5, 1762; m. Ruth Greely. 

Family 22. 

76. II. Ebenezer 5 , b. June 14, 1765 ; m. Sarah Killam. 

Family 23. 

77. III. Lucy 6 , b. March 24, 1768; m. Samuel Putnam; 

res. at Hunneford, Me.; d. many years ago ; had 
children who are all dead. 

78. IY. Andrew 5 , b. June 10, 1770 ; in. Lydia Holt and 

Dorcas Beard. Family 24. 

79. V. Eunice 6 , b. July 2, 1773 ; m. (1) William Shannon; 

(2) David White; res. at Nelson; N. H. 

80. VI. Abram 6 , b. Mch. 13, 1777; m. Hannah Stoddard. 

Family 25. 

81. VII. Aaron 6 , b. Mch. 13, 1782; was drowned at sea in 

Boston Harbor 1806 ; unm. 



Family 9. 

82. Abner* Stiles [28] (Ebenezer 3 , Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert'/), 
was born in Middleton, Mass., Aug. 2, 1739 ; married Ruth 
Bickford. He settled in Wilton, N. H., on lot No. 15 in the 
6th range. He served 3 years as selectman, and was chosen 
many times on important committees and to other offices. He 
died March 4, 1791, se. 51 years. Mrs. Ruth (Bickford) 
Stiles d. June 20, 1824, se. 88 years. 

Children : 
83. I. Betty 6 , b. Oct. 9, 1763 ; m. her cousin Asa Stiles 

(see Family 25), May 22, 1792. They resided in 
Wilton, N. H., where he was a blacksmith, 
farmer and store-keeper. She d. Aug. 27, 1800; 
and he m. twice again ; he d. at Wilton, Feb. 10, 
1832, se. 67 years. Children of Asa and Betty 
Stiles : 



Massachusetts Family. 83 

84. i. Asa 6 , b. Apr. 27, 1794 ; m. Polly Tapley, 

Mrs. Lucinda B. Holt and Mrs. Betsey 
Farwell (see Family 52, of this line). 

85. ii. Betsey 6 , b. Apr. 17, 1798 ; in. David Blood; 

res. in Mason, IS". H. In 1857 she was a 
" widow and childless ; " she d. at Mason, 
1ST. H., Apr. IS, 1883. 

86. iii. Polly 6 , b. June 7, 1800; m. Koyal Blood; 

was living 1857 in Ind. (see 1st ed. Mass. 
Stiles' Family Genealogy, p. 21). 

87. II. John 6 , b. Mch. 13, 1767; m. Miss Sally Sheldon, 

Sept. 18, 1794. They settled on the homestead 
with his father; he died Feb. 6, 1824, from an 
injury received while endeavoring to stop a run- 
away colt which was attached to a sleigh. The 
shaft of the sleigh striking him in the side, broke 
several ribs, causing his death in a few days. 
" He was a good townsman, an honest, kind and 
obliging neighbor." 

88. III. Euth 5 , b. Oct, 7, 1772; m. James Hutchinson, 

Jr., July 9, 1797. He was born in Amherst, 
N. H., Apr. 28, 1772. Ruth Stiles was his 1st 
wife, and must have died previous to 1824, as he 
mar. again 23d Sept. of that year Anna Spald- 
ing ; had 4 children by his 2d marriage, one au- 
thority says ; but this is, perhaps, a mistake, as 
another says Ruth (Stiles) Hutchinson left 4 
children. 



Family 10. 

89. Asa 4 Stiles [29] (Ebenezer 3 , Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), 
was born at Middleton, Mass., Nov. 3, 1741. He married Dec. 
28, 1764, Huldah Bixby of Boxford, who was without doubt a 
descendant of " Sergeant '' Joseph Bixby, who in 1661 was 
" one of the leading men in Rowley village " {Perley's Hist. 
Boxford, p. 28). Asa Stiles evidently lived at Boxford at the 
time of his marriage, and for a short time afterward, as the 
birth of his eldest child is recorded there. Perley, in his 
" Dwellings of Boxford," mentions a ham raised Nov. 25, 1766, 
in Boxford, saying " the work upon the barn was mostly done 



84 Stiles Genealogy. 

by Asa Stiles." This shows him to have been by trade a car- 
penter as well as a blacksmith. Mrs. Huldah (Bixby) Stiles 
was dismissed from the church in Boxford to the church in 
Middleton Aug. 29, 1773. It is said that Asa Stiles was at one 
time town clerk of Middleton. 

" Asa Stiles resided on lot No. 20 in the 10th range, said 
lot being originally the north-west corner lot of Wilton ; said 
10th range, when Temple was incorporated, being disannexed 
from Wilton and annexed to Temple. He purchased of the 
original proprietor, George Jaffrey of Portsmouth, N. H., lot 
No. 18, in the 8th range (Wilton, N. H.) ; consideration of 
the deed 300 Spanish dollars; date of the deed Apr. 2, 1791. 
The same was conveyed to Asa Stiles, Jr., Oct. 15, 1791 ; con. 
£37. It is the same now owned by his (Asa 4 ) great-grandson, 
Joseph W. Stiles of Wilton, and one of the very few owned 
by descendants of original proprietors. He died Apr. 19, 1808. 
His widow d. Jan. 13, 1823 " (see Hist. Temple, pp. 164-5). 

Children (all of whom, with exception of Asa, are recorded 
at Middleton) : 

90. I. Asa 5 , b. at Boxford, Nov. 17, 1765 [records fur- 

nished by descendants give the date of Asa's 
birth as Nov. 10, 1765, which very likely is the 
correct one, the Boxford record probably refer- 
ring to the date of baptism] ; m. Betty Stiles, 
Mrs. Abigail (Harwood) Carson and Polly Das- 
comb. Family 26. 

91. II. Ebenezer 5 , b. Aug. 28, 1769; m. Sarah Killam. 

Family 27. 

92. III. Huldah 5 , b. Dec. 28, 1772 ; m. Mch. 5, 1795, Joseph 

Kidder of Temple, N. H. Issue : 

93. i. Child 6 , d. in infancy. 

94. ii. Child 6 , d. in infancy. 

95. iii. Fanny 6 , b. Oct. 7, 1799; d. Jan. 22, 1881 ; 

unm. 

96. iv. Edna 6 , b. Oct. 25, 1801 ; d. June 17, 1877 ; 

unm. 

97. v. Asa 6 , b. Sept. 27, 1803 ; m. Maria Burbank 

at Gaines, N. Y., Aug. 25, 1833 ; he d. 
Sept. 26, 1880, se. 77 yrs. lacking one day. 
Issue: (1) Geo. F. N." 7 (Kidder), b. Aug. 
15, 1834 ; d. at Jeddo, N. Y., Mch. 3, 



Massachusetts Family. 85 

1850; (2) Stella J. 7 (Kidder), b. Sept. 
13, 1836 ; m. at Jeddo, N. Y., Feb. 16, 
1862, James M. Servoss ; res. Marshall, 
Mich. Issue : (a) Geo. L. 8 (Servoss), b. 
Feb. 2, 1867 ; (b) Bessie L. 8 (Servoss), b. 
Feb. 2, 1867 ; (3) Edna C. 7 (Kidder), b. 
Oct. 27, 1839; res. with her mother at Paw 
Paw, Mich. 

98. vi. Washington 6 , b. July 14, 1806 ; d. Sept. 21, 

1806. 

99. vii. Jefferson 6 , b. July 14, 1806 ; m. Maria 

Knight of Westminster, Vt., Dec. 13, 
1840. She d. in Landgrove, Vt., May 8, 
1869. Issue: (1) Hattie E. 7 (Kidder), 
b. May 21, 1843; m. Yernon O. Streeter 
of Surry, K H., June 9, 1869 ; (2) George 
O. 7 (Kidder), b. Sept. 20, 1845 ; d. in 
Landgrove, Vt., Oct. 23, 1863. 

100. viii. Nelson 6 , b. May 14, 1809 ; m. 1838, Lucy 

B. Barnes; res. (1884) in Lvndeboro, N. 
H. Issue: (1) Albert J. 7 "(Kidder), b. 
July 18, 1840; d. Sept. 21, 1872; (2) 
Emogene 7 (Kidder), b. Aug. 10, 1842; d. 
May 19, 1864. 

101. ix. Olive 6 , b. Feb. 16, 1814 ; m. Apr. 19, 1832, 

Dr. David Wiley, who d. Jan. 30, 1871. 
Issue (1) Warren W. 7 (Wiley), b. Oct. 
17, 1833; m. Mch. 20, 1859, Alsina 
Meads ; (2) George N. 7 (Wiley), b. July 
31, 1837; drowned Aug. 7, 1858; (3) 
Salina C. 7 (Wilev), b. Sept. 11, 1842 ; m. 
Oct. 17, 1862, Edwin Weeden, who d. 
Oct. 29, 1879 ; (4) Nellie L. 7 , b. Jan. 1, 
1850 ; m. Mch. 13, 1882, Jasper J. Hath- 
away ; (5) Nettie M. 7 (Wiley), b. Feb. 2, 
1855. 

102. IV. Olive 5 , b. Aug. 6, 1776; d. 1851; unm. 

103. V. Fanny 5 , b. Mch. 30, 1778 ; m. June 17, 1800, Oli- 

ver Whiting (b. in Temple, N. H., Jan. 5, 
1778), the seventh in descent from Kev. Samuel 
Whiting, the 1st minister of Lynn, Mass., and 



86 Stiles Genealogy. 

his 2nd wife Elizabeth (sister of Oliver) St. John 
of Bedfordshire, Eng. This lady, who was 
distinguished for her virtues and accomplish- 
ments, had a most remarkable pedigree. It is 
traced in two distinct lines to William, the Nor- 
man, and in her were united the lineage of ten of 
the sovereigns of Europe — a confluence of 
noble blood not often witnessed (History of 
Lynn, Mass., p. 274). Oliver and Fanny 
(Stiles) Whiting settled in Wilton, N. H., where 
he d. Aug. 2, 1849 ; shed. May 24, 1866. Issue : 

104. i. Oliver 6 , b. Feb. 21, 1801 ; d. June 29, 1803. 

105. ii. Fanny 6 , b. March 17, 1807; m. June 5, 1828, 

Ephraim Whiting Blood of Temple, N. 
H. (b. July 26, 1799), who d. Dec. 29, 
1837, 8B. 38. She d. July 17, 1830, se. 
23. Child : Oliver Whiting 7 (Blood), b. 
July 10, 1830 ; m. Eliza Blanchard, of 
Wilton ; res. Concord, 1ST. H. 

106. iii. David 6 , b. Aug. 26, 1810; m. Emma Spauld- 

ing (b. in Wilton, July 12, 1813); res. 
in W. ; he d. 1882. 

107. iv. Martha 6 , b. Aug. 7, 1812; d. May 1, 1813. 

108. v. Hannah 6 , b. June 12, 1814; m. John Bragg 

(b. in Milford, IS". H., Nov. 20, 1815); res. 
(1883) in Wilton. Issue: (1) Ella J. 7 , b. 
Jan. 22, 1849. 

109. vi. Sarah 6 , b. Apr. 3, 1816; m. Aug. 2, 1841, 

Jonathan Parkhurst (b. in Wilton, Feb. 
15, 1815), whod. Dec. 25, 1868. 

110. YI. David 5 , b. Dec. 22, 1779; m. Betsey (Elizabeth?) 

Mack. Family 28. 



Family 11. 

111. John 4 Stiles [30] (Ebenezer 3 , Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), 
was born at Middleton, Mass., April 4, 1744 ; married Mary 
How, Jan. 20, 1768. He spent his life at Middleton, lived at 
the north part of the town, where he kept a store and tavern. 
He d. 1803. 



Massachusetts Family. 87 

Children {Middleton Records) : 

112. I. John 5 , Jr., b. Jan. 20, 1770; d. Nov. 12, 1822; m. 

Rebecca Kenney. Familv 29. 

113. II. Samuel 5 , b. Feb. 12, 1772. 

114. III. Azor 5 * b. Sept. 3, 1774. 

115. IV. May 5 , b. Oct. 29, 1776. 

116. Y. Esther 5 , b. Aug. 30, 1778. 

117. VI. Sarah 5 , b. Feb. 20. 1784 (perhaps m. Ezra Gowing 

at Middleton, Oct. 29, 1809). 



Family 12. 

118. Stephen 4 Stiles [33] (Hezekiah 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), 
was born at Andover, Mass., Mcli. 11, 1741 ; married at Andover 
(by Rev. Wm. Symmes), Jan. 7, 1772, widow Hulah (Chand- 
ler) Wardwell, dau. of l)avid and Abial (Hardin) Chandler, of 
Andover. She was born at Snncook, N. H., Aug. 16, 1740. 
They removed with their 3 children (no date given) to Hills- 
borough, N. H., where both parents died, but at what date is 
not known. Stephen Stiles at the time of his death was still a 
member of the church at So. Andover. 

Children {A ndover Records) : 

119. I. Huldah 6 , b. in Andover, Mch. 21, 1773 ; m. An- 

drew Cressy of Bradford, N. H. (b. Feb. 11, 
1766; d. Apr. 3, 1860); shed. Feb. 24, 1859. 
Issue : 

120. i. Stephen 8 , b. Sept. 23, 1793; m. Martha 

Smith ; had one son who d. in infancy. 
He followed farming summers and taught 
school winters; d. Oct., 1872. 

121. ii. Hannah 6 , b. June, 1796 ; m. John Smith, 

a farmer, and a bro . of her bro. Stephen's 
wife ; had 2 sons and 3 daus.; she died 
Apr. 12, 1830. 

122. iii. Allen 6 , b. June 15, 1798; m. (1) Judith 

Sargent, by whom he had 3 sons and 1 
dau.; all living (1884) ; m. (2) Aug., 1859, 
Weltha Sawyer, now (1884) in her 73d 

* It is said by one of the family, that the name Asa used to be pro- 
nounced as if spelled Asaw, and it may be that Azor was considered the 
same as Asa, so frequently met with in this line. 



88 Stiles Genealogy. 

year. He has always followed farming. 
Although in his 86th year, Mr. C. him- 
self furnished this record of his mother's 
family. He writes " our children number 
75." ' 

123. iv. Phebe 6 , b. Mch. 11, 1802; m. John How- 

lett, a farmer ; had 3 sons (all of whom 
are dec'd) and 1 dau. , who is m. and lives 
with her father, who is in his 89th year 
(1884). The mother d. abt. 1850. 

124. v. Olive 6 , b. Feb. 28, 1805 ; m. (1) True Sar- 

gent, cousin to her bro. Allen's 1st wife; 
had son and dau. ; Mr. S. was killed by a 
falling tree. She m. (2) Rev. Charles 
Barton (Methodist), of Hopkinton, N. H.; 
rem. to Merrill ville, Ind.; had 2 sons, 
• one of whom was killed at the battle of 
Bull Run, and 3 daus. She d. Dec. 10, 
1877. 

125. vi. Matilda 6 , b. Feb. 15, 1808 ; m. A. Presley, 

speculator; had 6 sons and 1 dau.; the 
dau. and 1 son d. young. Mrs. P., is liv- 
ing (1884) at Cambridgeport, Mass. 

126. vii. Anna 6 , b. Sept. 7, 1810 ; d. Mch. 4, 1814. 

127. II. Stephen 6 , Jr., b. in Andover, Mass., July 18, 1777; 

was a shoemaker ; lived with his brother Moses ; 
d. about 1852, se. 75 ; unm. 

128. III. Moses 6 , b. in Andover, Mass., Nov. 19, 1781 ; d. 

Jan. 5, 1868; m. Mary Chandler Kennedy. 
Family 30. 



Family 13. 

129. Barnard 4 Stiles [34] (Hezekiah", Ebenezer 8 , Robert 1 ), 

was born at Andover, Mass., June 28, 1744; m. Sarah . 

He appears to have been living in Canterbury, N. H., in 1776, 
for he had a child born there that year, but probably removed 
soon after to Loudon, JS . H., where, in 1785 he signs a petition 
for the appointment of Benjamin Sias as justice of the peace 
{AT. H. State Papers, vol. 12, p. 487). 



Massachusetts Family. 89 

Children (last three from Loudon, N. H., Records) : 

130. I. Barnard 6 , b. Feb. 11, 1776, at Canterbury, K H. 

{Canterbury Records). 

131. II. Samuel 8 , b. July 15, 1778. 

132. III. Sarah 5 , b. Sept, 13, 1780. 

133. IY. Hannah 5 , b. Apr. 30, 1783. 



Family 14. 

134. Hezekiah 4 Stiles, Jr. [39] (Hezekiah 3 , Ebenezer 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was born at Andover, Mass., Aug. 5, 1759 ; married 
at Lunenburg, Mass., Sept. 17, 1782 (publishment dated June 
8, 1782), Phebe, dau. of Daniel, Jr., and Phebe (Lovejoy) Aus- 
tin, b. Apr. 15, 1758. They removed to Rindge, N . H., in 
1788. He d. at K. in 1791 or 1792 (Hist. Rindge), at the age 
of 30 years, says another authority. She m. (2) Oct. 4, 1803, 
Joshua Holden, who d. Dec. 1, 1817. She d. Oct. 30, 1835 
(Hist. Rindge, N. H). 

The name of Hezekiah Stiles is found on " a list of 3 years' 
men — who enlisted in Essex and Middlesex counties — be- 
longing to Andover " (Mass. Rev. Rolls, vol. xxvii, pp. 102, 
103). He was a member of Capt. Ben]. Farnum's company 
" which marched from Andover in order for Bennington," Mch. 
28, 1777 (Mass. Rev. Rolls, vol. ii, p. 35), and his name is 
found on the " return list " of the same company, Jan. 24, 
1778 (Mass. Rev. Rolls, vol. xi, p. 76). 

Children (from Hist. Rindge, N. H.) : 

135. I. Samuel 5 , b. Nov. 2, 1784, at Lunenburg ; d. young. 

136. II. Phebe 5 , b. at Eindge, N. H., Apr. 9, 1786, d. 

young. 

137. III. Samuel 5 , b. Mch. 17, 1778; m. Polly Washburn. 

Family 31. 

138. IV. Hannah 5 , b. Dec. 31, 1790 ; m. June 15, 1813, John 

Fenno, who wasb. Mch. 22, 1793 ; res. in Rindge, 
N. H. He was in the U. S. service at Ports- 
mouth, N. H., in 1814. She d. Aug. 15, 1822. 
Issue : 

139. i. John Stiles 6 , b. Nov. 22, 1814 ; m. (1) June 

4, 1837, Susan R. Fenno (dau. of Amos), 
who d. Apr. 28, 1843 ; m. (2) his cousin 
Evelyn, dan. of Samuel and Polly (Wash- 
12 



90 Stiles Genealogy. 

burn) Stiles, of Kindge, N. H. They 
were residing (1875) at Waltham, Mass.* 
140. ii. Stephen 6 , b. Apr. 13, 1816; m. Oct. 19, 

1841, Elizabeth Cram ; res. in Somerville, 
Mass. Issue: (1) Edward H. 7 (Fenno), 
b. May 10, 1843 ; is a farmer in Warwick, 
Mass. ; (2) Lizzie 7 (Fenno), b. Nov. 4, 

1845; m. ■ Jaques of Somerville, 

Mass. ; (3) Martin 7 (Fenno), b. Mch. 5, 
1851 ; res. Somerville. 



Family 15. 

141. Daniel 4 Stiles, Jr. [45] (Daniel 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Eobert 1 ), 
was born in Middleton, Mass., July 22, 1744; married Sarah 
Averill, Sept. 23, 1771 ; resided in Middleton. He died May 
29, 1812. She d. Sept. 20, 1805. Daniel Stiles, Jr., and his 
wife adm. to the Cong. Ch., Middleton, 1772. 

Children {Middleton Records) : 

142. I. Zeruiah 5 , b. May 9, 1772 (was probably the one mar- 

ried to Eichard Crispen at Middleton, Dec. 9, 
1800). 

143. II. Daniel 5 , b. June 5, 1775; m. Betty Peabody. 

Family 32. 

144. III. Elijah 5 , b. Mch. 4, 1784; m. Tabitha Gray. 

Family 33. 

Family 16. 

145. Samuel 4 Stiles [50] (Daniel 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Eobert 1 ), was 
born at Middleton, Mass., Mch. 21, 1756 ; married Edney 
Gould of Boxford, Mass., Dec. 13, 1781 ; resided at Middle- 

* John Stiles 6 Fenno and his 1st wife Susan had: 
I. William Orville 7 (Fenno), b. Aug. 25, 1839 ; d. May 6, 1848. 
II. Susan Helen' 1 (Fenno), b. Apr. 28, 1841; m. Edward R. Hastings of 
WRltli3.ni IMrss 

III. Eliza Stearns 7 (Fenno), b. Apr. 24, 1843; in. Geo. W. Wood of Wal- 

tham, Mass. 
By his 2d wife, Evelyn (Stiles) Fenno: 

IV. Isabel 7 (Fenno), b. 1844; m. M. H. Hughes, a tailor of Fitchburg, 

V. Infant 7 ' (Fenno). d. Mch. 9, 1847. 
VI. Infant 7 (Fenno), d. Mch. 31, 1848. 



Massachusetts Family. 91 

ton. Samuel Stiles was on the " roll of Capt. Benj. Farnum's 
company, a reinforcement to the army near Boston, Feb., 1776." 
Time of service 66 days (Historical Sketches of Andover, p. 
341). "He was also on the pay-roll for Capt. Johnson's com- 
pany in Col. Titcomb's regt. of militia from the State of Massa- 
chusetts Bay to State of Rhode Island for two months' service, 
from their arrival at Providence in s d State, with addition of 
days' travel, from the several towns to the place of destination 
and the return home to the several towns whence they come, 
of the State bounty due to s d company. Bristol, June 27, 1777 " 
(Mass. Rev. Rolls, vol. ii, p. 139). 
Children (Middleton Records): 

146. I. Edney 5 , b. Feb. 24, 1782. 

147. II. Samuel 5 , b. Apr. 14, 1783. 

148. III. Betty 5 , bl Dec. 22, 1784. 



Family 17. 

149. Caleb 4 Stiles, Jr. [54] (Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Eobert 1 ), 
was born at Middleton, Mass., June 19, 1737 ; married Feb. 7, 
1760 ; Mary (or Elizabeth) Townsend at Hollis, UST. H. ; res. in 
Hollis for a number of years ; probably went there from Am- 
herst, N. H., before his marriage ; was of Hollis in 1779, when 
he and his father Caleb Stiles, Sen., received as bounty from 
the town of Hollis, for service one year in the Continental 
army, £300 each ; also 10 bushels of rye and 10 bushels of 
Indian corn (see Hist. Hollis, N. H., p. 183). He died Oct., 
1824, in Danville, Vt., to which place a number of Hollis 
families are said to have removed after the close of the Revo- 
lutionary War. Most of his children, with their families, seem 
to have been among the Hollis people who removed either to 
Danville or to towns in the vicinity. He applied for a pension 
Nov., 1819, and was living June, 1820, with his son Samuel, 
at Danville, Vt; had no family with him, by which it may be 
understood that his wife was not at that tim eving (Pension 
Records). 

Children (from Hollis Records) : 
150. I. Lucy 5 , b. Dec. 21, 1762; m. Mch. 21, 1786, John 
Goddard, Jr., of Hollis, IS". H. (A relative gives 
Alpheus Goddard as the name of Lucy Stiles' hus- 
band, and says they rem. to Albany, N. Y.) 



92 Stiles Genealogy. 

151. II. Caleb 5 , Jr., b. Feb. 17, 1765 ; m. Betsey Peirce. 

Family 34. 

152. III. George 5 , b. Jan. 20, 1767 ; m. Mary Peirce. Family 

35. 

153. IY. Samuel 5 , b. July 17, 1769 ; m. Susan Peirce. Fam- 

ily 36. 

154. Y. Nathaniel 5 , b. Dec. 14, 1770 ; m. . Fam- 

ily 37. 

155. YI. Jonathan 5 , b. May 30, 1773; m. Lucy Bunnell. 

Family 38. 

156. YII. Benjamin 5 , b. Oct. 12, 1775 ; went to Canada, where, 

it is said, he m. a French lady. 

Sampson D. Stiles of Brooklyn, ~N. T. (grand- 
son of Benjamin's brother Jonathan), says: "I 
have heard my father tell of ' Uncle Benjamin,' 
who went to Three Rivers on the St. Lawrence 
river in Can. He went into the lumber business, 
and became so fully identified with the French 
people of that region that he almost forgot his 
mother tongue." 



Family 18. 

157. Joshua 4 Stiles [64] (Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 was 
born June 16, 1749, at Amherst, N. H., probably, although 
his birth is recorded both at Middleton and Amherst. He 
married (1) at Hollis, K. H., Oct. 7, 1773,* Mehitable, dau. 
of Samuel and Love (Wheeler) Leeman, of Hollis, she born 
Sept. 26, 1747; m. (2) Hannah Leeman (b. July 2, 1757), 
sister of his 1st wife ; m. (3) widow Sally (Dustin) (Slader) 
(Cooper),f a granddaughter of Hannah Dustin of " Indian 
captivity " celebrity. Mrs. Sally Stiles died at Greenfield, 1ST. 
H., Dec. 11, 1825. He d. July 11, 1824. 

Children (by 1st and 2d marriages) : These children are 
arranged in the order in which they were received, but it is 

* Hist. Hollis, p. 346. 

f Sally Dustin mar. (1) Mr. Slader. They had Abiah, who m. Aaron 
Stiles of Greenfield, N. H. ; m. (2) Moses Cooper; had one or more children 
by him; m. (3) Joshua Stiles, as 3d wife, he having children by both his 
previous marriages. These four sets of children were brought together in 
one family; and to this mixture was added another batch of 3 children. 



159. 


i. 


160. 


ii, 


161. 


in. 


162. 


iv. 


163. 


V, 


164. 


vi, 


165. 


II. Joshu 



Massachusetts Family. 93 

almost certain that it is incorrect. It is probable that there 
was one child, at least, born before Mehitable. 
158. I. Mehitable 5 , b. Oct., 1776; m. William Holt ; res. 
in Greenfield, N. H. Issue : 
William 6 , b. Oct. 14, 1796. 
Mehitable 6 , b. May 24, 1799. 
Amos 6 , b. Nov., 1802. 
Nathan 6 , b. Oct., 1804. 
Eliza L. 6 , b. Aug. 19, 1808; res. (1883) at 

Greenfield, N. H.; unm. 
Horace E. 6 , b. Jan. 17, 1818, res. at G. 
i 5 , Jr., b. Oct. 8, 1779 ; m. Elizabeth Tuck. 
Family 39. 

166. III. Azubah 5 , b. Oct. 12, 1781; m. Sept. 20, 1806, 

Ebenezer (son of Timothy and Rebekah) Walton 
of Reading, Mass. ; he was b. May 2, 1782 ; d. 
July 27, 1812, "an earnest, honest, industrious 
man " {Hist, of Beading). His wife d. July 
29,1842. Issue: 

167. i. Mary 6 , b. Aug. 19, 1807; m. Apr. 7, 1832, 

Rev. Ira D. Blanch ard, D. D. ; both dead ; 
5 children. 

168. ii. Amos Leeman 6 , b. Mch. 19, 1809 ; m. (1) 

Susan Melendy, who d. May 22, 1856 ; m. 
(2) Eliza Hall, Aug. 5, 1857* 

169. iii. Joshua 6 , b. Jan. 8, 1811 ; ra. May 29, 1832, 

Harriet Melendy.f 

* Children of Amos Leeman* Walton and wife Susan Melendy: 
I. Mary 1 (Walton), b. June 7, 1835. 
II. Eliza 1 (Walton). 

III. Ruth 7 (Walton), b. May 12, 1887; m. N. Martin Eaton; res. in 

"WjikcfiGlcl TYTelss 

IV. Abby Jane 1 (Walton), b. June 10, 1839; m. Geo. W. Oliver, of Wake- 

field, Mass. 

V. Samuel Leeman 7 (Walton), b. Mch. 30, 1842; m. Eaton, sister 

to N. Martin Eaton. He served in the late war with the South. 
VI. Emeline 7 (Walton), b. Sept. 27, 1845; d. when about 18 yrs. of age. 
f Children of Joshua 6 and Harriet (Melendy) Walton: 
I. Joshua Brainerd 7 (Walton), b. Apr. 7, 1833; dec'd. 
II. George Kendall 7 (Walton), b. Oct. 30, 1834; d. Mch. 27, 1843. 

III. Harriet Ocelia 7 (Walton), b. Apr. 14, 1839. 

IV. George Kendall 7 (Walton), b. Mch. 14, 1843 (he was two weeks 

old when No. II died, and rec'd his name); m. and living at the 
West. Was in the late war. 



94 Stiles Genealogy. 

170. iv. Timothy Mansfield 6 , b. Oct. 23, 1812; m. 

July, 1835, Martha Melendy, who (1883) 
res. with her dau. at Goffstown Centre, 
N. H. Issue:* 

171. v. Elmira 6 , b. Mch. 7, 1815 ; m. Jonas Gerry, 

Dec. 19, 1849. Issue: (1) Abner 7 , b. 
1850 ; (2) Willie 7 , b. 1852 ; dec'd. 

172. vi. Ruth Ann 6 , b. May 12, 1817; m. Haswell 

G. Stowell, Jan., 1836. Issue : (1) Fran- 
cis Smith 7 , b. 1842 ; d. July 26, 1882 ; (2) 
Eliza Azubah 7 , b. Feb. 6, 1846; m. D. 
Webster Berry of Reading, Mass. 

173. vii. Abigail 8 , b. June 9, 1819. " An old maid 

from choice." 

174. viii. Joseph Andrew 8 , b. Aug. 17, 1823; m. 

Mch. 7, 1845, Maria Hazeltine ; he served 
in Co. E, 48th Regt. Mass. Yols.f 

175. ix. Eben Nelson 8 , b. Sept. 13, 1825 ; m. Eme- 

line Kimball, Nov. 8, 1846 ; res. in Salem, 
Mass. In response to a request for an 
account of himself, Mr. Walton sent the 
following brief sketch [which we think 

* Family of Timothy 6 Mansfield and Martha (Melendy) Walton: 
Children: 
I. Son 1 (Walton), b. and d. Mch. 14, 1840. 
II. Son 7 (Walton), b. Mch. 30; d. Mch. 31, 1841. 

III. Helen Augusta 1 (Walton), b. Apr. 10, 1846; d. Oct. 1, 1859. 

IV. Abby Ann 1 (Walton), b. Feb. 29, 1848; m. June 17, 1869, Harrison G. 

Sweetser, of Wakefield; res. Charleston, Mass. Issue: 
i. Fred. W. 8 (Sweetser), b. June 21, 1870. 
ii. Frank L. 8 (Sweetser), b. June 2, 1873. 
iii. Edith P. 8 (Sweetser), b. Feb. 25, 1883. 
; V. Caroline Holt 1 (Walton) b. Nov. 17, 1852; m. Dec. 30,1874, Geo. W. 
Hunkins of Goffstown Centre, N. H. ; no ch. Her mother resides 
with her. 
VI. Eben Amos 1 (Walton), b. 1856; m. Oct. 12, 1876, Annie Grey, of 

Peterboro, N. H. ; resides in Manchester, N. H. ; no chil. 
f Children of Joseph Andrew 6 and Maria (Hazeltine) Walton: 

I. Joseph Henry 1 (Walton), b. Nov. 9, 1845; m. Mary . 

II. Mary Abby 1 (Walton), b. Apr. 5, 1848; m. Joseph Perkins of Salem, 
Mass.; engineer on E. R. R. 
[HI. Maria 1 (Walton), b. Aug. 13, 1850; d. Sept. 22, 1850. 
IV. Sarah Green 1 (Walton), b. Sept. 14, 1851; m. Joseph Ball. 

V. Ann Maria 1 (Walton), b. May 30, 1853; m. Henry A. Campbell. 

VI. Horace M. 1 (Walton), m. Lydia Dench; he is an engineer on Boston 
and Providence R. R. 



Massachusetts Family. 95 

too modest by half. — M. S. P. G.] : 
"At the age of 23 I was appointed a justice 
of the peace, and successive commissions 
have confirmed me in that office. I was 
appointed coroner in 1855 and held the 
office until the office itself was abolished 
throughout the State. I was a member 
of the common council of Salem in 1859 
and 1860, and clerk of the board from 
1861 to 1884. In 1847 I was editor of 
the Salem Advertiser for a short time. 
Since 1855 I have been at the office of 
the Salem Register ; and since 1873, one 
of its editors and publishers. I have al- 
ways taken an interest in the temperance 
and charitable organizations, and have 
been somewhat prominent in several of 
the benevolent societies." Children : (1) 
Charles Nelson 7 (Walton), b. May 1, 1852; 
m. Susan Alice Upton, Apr. 29, 1875; 
(2) Miriam Azubah 7 (Walton), b. Aug. 
19, 1861 ; (3) Carrie Emma 7 (Walton), b. 
July 19, 1864; a pupil (1883) in the 
State Normal School at Salem, Mass. 

176. IV. Eebecca 5 , d. Jan. 4, 1880, at Danvers, Mass. ; unm. 

177. V. Samuel 5 , went west; was a land surveyor. 

178. VI. Jonathan 6 , went to the State of New York — 

when last heard from (1830), was living in Steu- 
ben Co., N. Y. 

179. VII. David 6 , was killed at the battle of Bridge water 

otherwise called battle of " Niagara ; " also, 
"Lundy's Lane," which took place July 25, 
1814. 

180. VIII. Peter 6 , was aid to Gen. Miller in the War of 1812 ; 

was present at Hull's surrender, Aug. 14, 1812. 
He d. at Bakersfield, Vt., leaving a widow, but 
no children, his only son having been drowned 
before his own death. 
Children (by 3rd wife) : 

181. IX. Caleb Dalton 6 , b. May 26, 1792; m. Clarissa Beck- 

with. Family 40. 



96 Stiles Genealogy. 

182. X. Leonard 6 , b. May 26, 1792; d. young. 

Note. — Mr. Caleb Oscar Stiles (son of Caleb Dalton) says 
that either David or Jonathan was own brother to his father, 
but which one, or whether older or younger than his father, he 
is unable to say. 



Family 19. 

183. Simeon 5 Stiles [68] (Ezekiel 4 , Ebenezer 3 , Jr., Eben- 
ezer 2 , Robert), was born at Middleton, Mass., Sept. 7, 1775 ; 
married Sarah Elliott, Nov. 21, 1811. They res. in Middle- 
ton, where he died Jan. 10, 1849, se. 73 yrs. 4 mos. 3 days. 
Mrs. Sarah (Elliott) Stiles d. Jan. 30, 1850, se. 75 yrs. 7 mos. 
13 days. 

Children (from Middleton Records) : 

184. I. Simeon 6 , b. Aug. 21, 1814; d. Apr. 4, 1879, *e. 64; 

unm. 

185. II. Sarah C. 6 , b. Dec. 22, 1819; m. James Conlin, 

Aug. 5, 1852. Mr. C. d. June 4, 1882. Issue : 

186. i. Rose 7 , b. Nov. 18, 1853. 

187. ii. Mary Ellen 7 , b. 1856 ; d. Oct. 24, 1857. 

188. iii. James H. 7 , b. 1858 ; d. Apr. 30, 1875, se. 

17 yrs. 

189. iv. Mary Ann 7 , b. May 5, 1860. 

Family 20. 

190. Andrew 5 Stiles [69] (Ezekie \ Ebenezer 3 , Jr., Eben- 
ezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Middleton, Mass., Oct. 1, 1778 ; 
m. Hannah Kimball. He died 1847. 

Children {Middleton Records) : 

191. I. Hannah Kimball 6 , b. May 19, 1814 ; m. Andrew E. 

Gould, Sept. 2, 1841 ; d. Aug. 18, 1891, in Mid- 
dleton, Mass.; living (1884) in Middleton, Mass. 

192. II. Andrew 6 , Jr., b. Feb. 25, 1816 ; m. Martha Ste- 

vens and Sarah H. Kelley. Family 41. 

193. III. John Potter 6 , b. Oct. 6, 1819 ; m. Lucy J. Buxton. 

Family 42. 

194. IV. Joseph 6 , b. Apr. 21, 1822 ; d. insane. 



Massachusetts Family. 97 



Family 21. 

195. Dea. DaYid 5 Stiles [71] (Ezekiel 4 , Ebenezer 3 , Jr., 
Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Middleton, Mass., Nov. 1, 
1784 ; m. Nancy Farnham, at Andover, Mass., Mch. 12, 1812, 
who died Sept. 30, 1874, se. 83 yrs. 6 mos. He was deacon of 
First Cong. Church at Middleton, selectman, overseer of the 
poor, etc., etc. He d. Aug. 7, 1863, se. 78 yrs. 9 mos. 7 days. 

Children (Middleton Records) : 

196. I. David 6 , Jr., b. June 19, 1813 ; m. Rebecca Perry. 

Family 43. 

197. II. Farnham 6 , b. Nov. 19, 1814; m. Elizabeth P. Rus- 

sell. Family 44. 

198. III. Lydia Richardson 6 , b. Nov. 28, 1819 ; d. Oct. 26, 

1847. 

199. IV. Hiram Abbott 6 , b. May 10, 1822 ; m. Emeline Rus- 

sell and Mrs. Ruth Berry. Family 45. 

200. V. Franklin Osgood 6 , b. Jan. 14, 1825 ; d. Jan. 26, 

1857.* 

201. VI. Levi Bridgeman 6 , b. Sept. 14, 1827 ; d. Oct. 12, 

1827. 

202. VII. Nancy Emeline 6 , b. Aug. 14, 1828 ; m. June 2, 

1846, Gustavus H. Tufts. Issue: 

*Died at Middleton, Mass., Jan. 26, 1857, of consumption, Franklin Os- 
good Stiles, se. 32. 

Mr. Stiles was born in M., and his father is at present a deacon in the 
Orthodox Cong. Church in that place. When but 14 years of age he was 
sufficiently decided in his religious views to admit of his union with the 
church. The influence of the Christian principles he at that time professed 
was to increase the attractiveness that Nature herself had rendered win- 
ning. At the age of 17 yrs. he became a pupil at Phillips Academy, And- 
over, Mass., where he remained until his 18th year. At this time he mani- 
fested a great taste for mechanics, and under the instructions of his brother, 
David Stiles, in his native town, he applied himself to learn the trade of 
a blacksmith. But after six years spent at the forge, desiring better facili- 
ties for improving his mind than his situation afforded, he left his native 
place to become a student at Leicester Academy . He there studied assidu- 
ously for four years, and then entered Amherst College with the design of 
educating himself for the ministry. He grad uated at Amherst with high 
honors in the fall of 1856. Very soon after the close of his collegiate course 
he went to test his strength by teaching in an academy at Adrian, Mich. 
Here his disease made rapid progress, and in a few months he returned 
home to die * * * With a calm and unwavering trust in Christ, whose 
presence he recognized continually, he set out cheerfully to be led by Him 
through the "Valley of the shadow of death" unto the presence of his 
Heavenly Father. — Newspa/per Obituary. 

13 



98 Stiles Genealogy. 

i. Landon Osgood 7 , b. Mch. 3, 1847 ; d. Jan. 

6, 1849. 
ii. Annie Warren 7 , b. Dec. 31, 1848 ; m. Oct. 
10, 1866, Edmund B. Jarvis of Lynn, 
Mass. ; had 10 children, of whom 4 are 
(1890) living, 
iii. Evelyn Augusta 7 , b. July 18, 1850 ; m. June 
2, 1871, Jacob Kent of Eowley, Mass. ; 
d. May 15, 1876 ; 2 children, 
iv. Alice Loring 7 , b. June 23, 1852; d. Sept. 

16, 1854. 
v. Myra Lydia 7 , b. July 3, 1854 ; m. Apr. 12, 
1876, Daniel Fuller of Middleton, Mass. 
vi. Ardelia Loring 7 , b. Aug. 28, 1856 ; m. Jan. 
1, 1887, James Q. Gallagher of Danvers, 
Mass. 
vii. Alice May 7 , b. May 15, 1858 ; m. Sept. 11, 
1888, Hiram K Towne of Boxford, Mass. 
viii. Miriam Bichardson 7 , b. Apr. 16, 1860 ; m. 
Aug. 14, 1879, George E. Danforth ; 3 
children, 
ix. Wilbur Haven 7 , b. Aug. 10, 1862 ; unm. 
x. Cora Wilson 7 , b. Sept. 7, 1867 ; m. Sept. 6, 
1885, Frank Leach of Gilmanton, N. H.; 
2 children. 
xL Lewis Preston 7 , b. Jan . 4, 1870. 
xii. Leighton Landon 7 , b. Mch. 24, 1874. 
203. YIII. Warren 6 , b. Apr. 21, 1830 ; d. Dec. 4, 1848. 



Family 22. 

204. Joseph 5 Stiles, Jr. [75] (Joseph 4 , Ebenezer 3 , Jr., Eben- 
ezer 2 , Bobert 1 ), was born at Wilton, N. H.(?), June 5, 1762 ; 
married Buth Greeley, and settled in Landgrove, Yt. ; after- 
ward removed to Hebron, N. Y. ; d. 1842. 

Children : 

205. I. Amity 6 , m. Rich ; res. in Troy, N. Y., at last 

accounts had of her by her brother, AJanson 
Stiles of Mexico, N. Y. 

206. II. Silas 6 , b. Mch. 6, 1799; m. Mrs. Elizabeth Shay. 

Family 46. 



Massachusetts Family. 99 

207. III. Patty 6 , m. Hough ; lived in Oswego city, IS". 

Y. ; ck there about 1880 ; a daughter of hers, 
Mrs. Betsey Wood, is res. at that place (1884) at 
the present time. 

208. IV. Kuth 6 , m. Daniel Wells ; d. in Onondaga county, 

N". Y., about 30 years ago (about 1854). 

209. Y. Alvin 6 , b. ; m. and died. 

210. VI. Alanson 6 , b. in Landgrove, Vt., Jan. 16, 1857; m. 

Salome Benedict. Family 47. 

Family 23. 

211. Ebenezer 6 Stiles [76] (Joseph 4 , Ebenezer 3 , Jr., Eben- 
ezer a , Robert 1 ), was born at Wilton, IS". H., June 14, 1765 ; 
married Sarah (dau. of Benjamin and Sarah) Killam* of 
Temple, IS". H. She was b. at Wilmington, Mass., Apr., 1766 ; 
died at Peru, Vt., Sept. 30, 1868 [being as will be seen, 102 
years 5 mos. 16 days old]. After their marriage they res. for 
9 years at Wilton, then after spending over a year at Temple, 
they removed, about 1800, to Landgrove, where they lived 
for 12 years. In 1813 they rem. to a farm which they had 
purchased in Peru, Vt. Here he died, Sept. 21, 1857, "where 
he had lived, loved, labored and worshiped, while years rolled 
away and generations changed, until at the call of his God he 
slept to waken not, in the 92d year of his age." He was a 
volunteer for the War of 1812, serving for a short time. Eben- 
ezer Stiles and his wife were both members of the Cong, 
church until their deaths. They lived together 65 years. His 
death was the first in the family. 

* Sarah Killam was the third of the 9 children of Benjamin and Sarah Kil- 
lam, all of whom she outlived. Her father, a farmer, living in Wilmington, 
Mass., took a lively interest in the affairs of the young colonies. In 1770 
he removed with his family (by ox team) to Temple, N. H., during the first 
tide of special emigration to what was then known as the ' ' Hampshire 
grants." Mrs. Stiles (then a child of 7 years) remembered going on horse- 
back all the way from Wilmington to Temple, a distance of 50 miles. 
Her descendants have heard her tell of seeing the Bed Coats pass her 
father's house in Wilmington, on their way from Boston to Haverhill. It 
is mentioned as a notable fact that the color of her wedding dress was red. 
She was a wonderfully cheerful Christian; was always ready to talk on the 
subject of religion, and could repeat a great deal of scripture. On her 
100th birthday a religious meeting was held at the house of the son with 
whom she was living, and she repeated passages of scripture, her mind be- 
ing very clear, etc. , etc. 



100 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children : 

212. I. Sarah 6 , b. July IT, 1794 ; m. Samuel Parker, Feb. 

10, 1820 ; lived and d. at Norwood, formerly 
Potsdam Junction, St. Lawrence Co., N. Y. 
She d. Jan. 25, 1867. Issue : 

213. i. Hannah Cutter 7 , b. May 31, 1821 ; dec'd. 

214. ii. Samuel Horatio 7 , b. Sept. 15, 1822; grad. 

at Yerniont University, Burlington, Vt. ; 
is at present practicing law in Texas. 

215. iii. Sarah Ann 7 , b. Aug. 26, 1824; res. at the 

home place, Potsdam, N. Y. 

216. iv. Lucy C. 7 , b. Jan. 25, 1826 ; also res. at home. 

217. v. Harriet M. 7 , b. July 25, 1828 ; was for many 

years a teacher at Jacksonville, 111.; res. 
with her sister at the home place. 

218. vi. Addison Aaron 7 , b. Mch. 12, 1830; res. 

Ogdensburg, N. Y. 

219. vii. Mary E. 7 , b. July 12, 1832. 

220. viii. Celestia M. 7 , b. Aug. 13, 1835; not living. 

221. II. Polly 6 , b. May 7, 1796 ; m. Sept. 3, 1828, Joseph 

Stone (b. June 8, 1781), of Peru, Yt. He was 
the third child of Samuel and Martha (Wilder) 
Stone of Gardner, Mass. " A very substantial 
man and of great help in building up the town" 
{Hist. Gardner, Mass.). Joseph Stone and his 
family res. at Peru, their children remaining on 
the home farm, none having married. He d. 
Mch. 15, 1856. Mrs. Polly (Stiles) Stone d. 
Oct., 1879. Issue : 

222. i. Harvey 7 , b. June 3, 1830. 

223. ii. Leonora 7 , b. Jan. 2, 1837. 

224. iii. Hezekiah 7 , b. Dec. 19, 1838. 

225. III. Ebenezer 6 , Jr., b. May 8, 1798 ; m. Clarissa Edson. 

Family 48. 

226. IY. Alice 6 , b. May 9, 1800 ; never married. She lived 

for many years in the family of Rev. Jeremiah 
Searle of Coxsackie-on-the-Hudson. Her last 
years were spent in the same family at Troy, N. 
Y. She died Aug. 9, 1876, of heart disease, in 
E. Dorset, Yt., while on her way to visit her 
brother, in Peru, Yt. 



Massachusetts Family. 101 

227. V. Francis K. 6 , b. Sept. 9, 1802 ; m. Martha Stone. 

Family 49. 

228. VI. Aaron 6 , b. June 10, 1 804; m. Laura Irish. Family 50. 

229. VII. Benjamin 6 , b. Aug. 5, 1806 ; m. Lydia Cotton ; res. 

in Tioga, N. Y. ; both dead ; he d. April 7, 1868; 
no children. 



Family 24. 

230. Andrew 5 Stiles [78] (Joseph 4 , Ebenezer 3 , Jr., Eben- 
ezer 2 , Eobert 1 ), was born in Wilton, N. H., Jan. 10, 1770; m. 
(1) Lydia, dau. of Samuel and Lydia (Adams) Holt, of Tem- 
ple, N. H. (b. at Temple, Nov. 12, 1771), Nov. 17, 1791. 
She d. Feb. 5 (or 6), 1813, se. 31. They lived at Nelson, N. H. 
He m. (2) Dorcas Beard, at Nelson, where he d. Oct 16, 1828. 
She d. in Hockford, 111., Dec. 23, 1838, whither she had with 
her children removed not long before. 

Children (by 1st wife) : 

231. I. Andrew 6 , Jr., b. Oct. 9, 1792 ; m. Lydia Jewett. 

Family 51. 

232. II. Lydia 6 , b. Aug. 3, 1794 ; m. Ezekiel Jewett (bro. 

to Lydia), of Temple, N. H. He was a son of 
Isaac and Mary (Chandler) Jewett of Nelson (b. 
Apr. 9, 1790; d. at Hanover, Me.). She died at 
Dummer, N. H., Dec. 23, 1886, aged 92 yrs. 8 
mos. 14 days. Issue : 

233. i. Lydia Josephine 7 , b. at Nelson, N. H., Aug. 

15, 1815; m. Milton Roberts, in Han- 
over, Me., Feb. 6, 1840. She d. at Han- 
over, Mch. 31, 1885. Issue :* - 

* Children of Milton and Lydia J. 7 (Jewett) Roberts: 
I. Mary Elizabeth 8 (Roberts), b. in Bethel, Me., Mch. 4, 1842; d. in Han- 
over, Me., Nov. 4, 1867. 
II. Laurantha 8 (Roberts), b. in Hanover, Me., May 6, 1844; d. Nov. 18, 

1862. 
III. Almeran 8 (Roberts); b. Apr. 29, 1846; m. Melinda S. Paine, Oct. 19, 
1872; res. Hanover. Issue: 
i. Son 9 , b. Oct. 13, and d. Oct. 14, 1873. 
ii. Geneva Maud 9 (Roberts), b. Feb. 22, 1875. 
iii. Cyrene Pearl 9 (Roberts), b. Feb. 26, 1877. 
iv. Waldo 9 (Roberts), b. June 7, 1878; d. Oct. 14, 1879. 
v. Ethel Madge 9 (Roberts), b. Sept. 20, 1882. 
IV. Modestus 8 (Roberts); b. in Hanover, Me., May 28, 1851; d. Oct 29, 
1867. 



102 Stiles Genealogy. 

234. ii. Lorenzo Niles 7 , b. May 14, 1817; d. Mch. 

28, 1818. 

235. iii. Mary Chandler 7 , b. Jan. 19, 1819 ; d. Jan. 

1, 1838. 

236. iv. Caspar 7 , b. June 26, 1821 ; m. — . 

Issue :* 

237. v. Lois Malvina 7 , b. June 13, 1823. 
238- vi. Lorenzo 7 , b. Sept. 13, 1825. 

239. vii. Willard 7 ,b. Feb. 17, 1828, d. Jan. 18, 1864. 

240. viii. Edna Bennett 7 , b. Nov. 13, 1830 ; d. Jan. 

25, 1838. 

241. ix. Andrew Stiles 7 , b. Apr. 20, 1833. 

242. x. Luthera Izette, b. Jan. 2, 1836. 

243. III. Lois 6 , b. July 13, 1796, in Nelson, N. H. ; m. in 

N., Nov. 7, 1816, Samuel Jewett (cousin to 
Ezekiel Jewett, husband of her sister, Lydia), 
who was b. in Temple, N. H., Mch. 18, 1792. 
They removed from Temple to Hanover, Me., 
Jan., 1821, making the journey, which took 7 
days, with a team. In 1833 they rem. to Ripley, 
Me., where Mr. Jewett d. Nov. 2, 1858. Mrs. 
Lois Jewett was living Dec, 1884 (being in her 
89th year), with her grandson, George H. Jewett, 
of Ripley, Me. Mrs. Lois Jewett d. at Ripley, 
Me., Aug. 23, 1888. Issue : 

244. i. Samuel R. 7 , b. at Temple, N. H., Jan. 24, 

1819; m. Melvina Phelps (b. Aug. 19, 

* Children of Caspar 1 and Jewett: 

I. Sarah 8 (Jewett), b. Pec. 2, 1846, in Hanover, Me.; m. Sumner Ord- 
way, 1862. Issue: 
i. May E. 9 (Ordway), b. in Milan, N. H., Jan. 12, 1865. 

iv. Frank B. 9 (Ordway), b. 1872. 
v. Charles 9 (Ordway), b. Dec. 11, 1873. 
vi. Elizabeth E. 9 (Ordway), b. June 30, 1881. 
II. George H. 8 (Jewett), b. Dec. 17, 1850; m. Oct. 30, 1872, Ella Peters. 
Issue: 
i. Lingan 9 (Jewett), b. Nov. 12, 1873, in Dummer, N. H. 
ii. Eva A. 9 , (Jewett), b. in Dummer, Feb. 6, 1875. 
III. Edna 8 (Jewett), b. Feb. 12, 1854, in Hanover, Me. ; m. Orlando Con- 
don, Mch., 1872. Issue: 
i. John W. 9 (Condon), b. in Berlin, N. H., Apr. 12, 1873. 
ii. LeunaE. 9 (Condon), b. Mch. 16, 1876. 
iii. Linwood J. 9 (Condon), b. Aug. 22, 1883. 



Massachusetts Family. 103 

1837), July 3, 1857, at Milan, N. H. 

245. ii. Norman* Stiles 7 , b. Mch. 19, 1821 ; m. (1) 

Martha Kittredge of Nelson, N. H., Apr. 
6, 1845 ; shed. Mch., 1863, of diphtheria; 
six of her children also dying of the same 
disease within one month of each other ; 
m. (2) Caroline Sturtevant ; m. (3) Delilah 
Brown. Issue :f 

246. iii. Lois H. 7 , b. at Hanover, Me., July 6, 1823 ; 

m. Fernando Wheeler, at Milan, N. H., 

* Children of Samuel 1 and Melvina (Phelps) Jewett: 

I. Lydia J. 8 (Jewett), b. at Milan, N. H., Apr. 23, 1858; m. Joseph 
Smith (b. Nov., 1850); d. Oct. 10, 1884. Issue: 
i. Esther 9 (Smith), b. at St. Albans, Me., Feb. 8, 1878; d. May 10, 1880. 
ii. Lulu A. 9 (Smith), b. May 9, 1879. 

iii. Maude E. 9 (Smith), b. May 28, 1880; d. Sept. 17, 1880. 
iv. Helen M. 9 (Smith), b. at Norridgewock, Me., May 16, 1884. 
II. Lois A. 8 (Jewett), b. June 14, 1859; d. at Ripley, Me., Mch. 3, 1864. 

III. Vesta A. 8 (Jewett),b. Sept. 7, 1861 ; m. Henry Butler (b. at Ripley, 

Me., Nov. 30, 1844). Issue: 

i. Bessie M. 9 (Butler), b. at Ripley, June 16, 1881. 
ii. Callie E. 9 (Butler), b. Aug. 26, 1883. 

IV. Ellen N. 8 (Jewett), b. May 9, 1865, m. Roscoe W. Felker (b. at R., 

Apr. 1, 1884). 
V. Amanda M. 8 (Jewett), b. Feb. 28, 1868; d. May 2, 1874. 
VI. Charles E. 8 (Jewett), b. Sept. 17, 1870. 
VII. Ardel R. 8 , b. June 26, 1873. 
VIII. Irwin H. 8 , b. Oct. 15, 1875. 
IX. Nora 8 , b. Mch. 19, 1883. 

f Children of Norman S. 7 and Martha (Kittredge) and Caroline (Sturtevant) 
Jewett: 

By Martha : 
I. Lois E. 8 (Jewett), b. at Ripley, Me., 1846; d. 1863. 
II. Martha H. 8 (Jewett), d. 1863. 

III. Charles H. 8 (Jewett), b. at Readfield, Me., July 12, 1850. 

IV. George W. 8 (Jewett), died Mch. 13, 1863. 

V. Julius E. 8 (Jewett), ) . . jm. Eva Strout. 
VI. Julia E. 8 (Jewett), \ twm& ; ] d. Mch., 1863. 
VII. Albert E. 8 (Jewett), d. Mch., 1863. 
VIII. Samuel 8 (Jewett), died Mch., 1863. 
IX. Caroline E. 8 (Jewett), b. Mch. 6, 1862. 

By Caroline : 
X. Willie M. 8 (Jewett), b. at Ripley; m. Mina Downs. 
XI. Lois E. 8 (Jewett). 
XII. Rosabell 8 (Jewett). 

XIII. Sydney 8 (Jewett), d. 

XIV. Infant 8 , d. 
XV. Infant 8 , d. 



104 Stiles Genealogy. 

Aug. 22, 1859; d. at Ripley, Me., Feb. 
1, 1868. 

247. iv. George W. 7 , b. at H., July 3, 1825 ; d. at 

Ripley, Sept. 19, 1850. 

248. v. James E. 7 , b. at Hanover, Me., May 23, 

1827; m. Mary S. Goodale, at Ripley, 
Jan. 1, 1854 ; d. June 17, 1873. Issue :* 

249. vi. Orange 7 , b. at H., Dec. 15, 1829 ; m. Sarah 

Magoon of Harmony, Me., Dec. 16, 1865. 
Issue :f 

250. vii. Lydia L. 7 , b. at Hanover, Mch. 11, 1832 ; d. 

at Taunton, Mass., Jan. 28, 1852. 

251. viii. Mary J. 7 , b. at Ripley, June 23, 1842; m. 

Horace Frost, of St. Albans, Me., Sept. 
6, 1858. Issue::}: 

* Children of James E. 1 and Mary S. (Goodale) Jewett: 

I. James G. 8 (Jewett), b. at Ripley, Me., May 29, 1855; d. Feb. 10, 1864. 
II. George H. 8 (Jewett), b. Apr. 14, 1857. 

III. Mary E. 8 (Jewett), b. May 20, 1860; m. Oct. 26, 1881, George M. 

Nutter (b. at Ripley, May 1, 1860). Child: Maurice E. 9 (Nutter), 
b. June 26, 1883. 

IV. MyraE. 8 (Jewett), b. Mch. 5, 1862; m. Sept. 30, 1883, Albert Parker 

(b. at St. Albans, Me., Nov. 25, 1862). 
V. John S. 8 (Jewett), b. May 1, 1866. 
VI. James S. 8 (Jewett), b. Aug. 9. 1871. 

f Children of Orange 1 and Sarah (Magoon) Jewett: 

I. Dora A. 8 (Jewett), b. at St. Albans, Me., Sept. 18, 1856; m. Hiram B. 

Nutter (b. at Ripley, June 13, 1858). Issue: 
i. Guy 9 (Nutter), b. Apr. 6, 1880. 
ii. Ralph 9 (Nutter), b. Oct. 29, 1883. 

II. Alice J. 8 (Jewett), b. Mch. 9, 1859; d. Sept. 26, 1877. 

III. Ephraim 8 (Jewett), b. Dec. 21, 1862; d. Aug. 18, 1864. 

IV. Sarah M. 8 (Jewett), b. July 10, 1866; d. Apr. 11, 1871. 
V. Frank E. 8 (Jewett), b. May 17, 1869; d. Apr. 11, 1871. 

VI. Fred. M. 9 (Jewett), b. June 17, 1872. 

^Children of Horace and Mary J. 1 (Jewett) Frost: 

I. Elmina 8 (Frost), b. at St. Albans, Me., Sept. 21, 1862; d. Aug. 31, 

1865. 
II. Elvena 8 (Frost), b. Sept. 21, 1862; m. Hamlin Stuart, Apr. 24, 1883. 

i. Edith 9 (Stuart), b. Feb. 19, 1884. 

III. Adelbert 8 (Frost), b. Nov. 29, 1864. 

IV. Isaiah B. 8 (Frost), b. Dec. 29, 1867. 

V. Lora 8 (Frost), b. Dec. 29, 1867; d. Jan. 16, 1873. 
VI. Lamond 8 (Frost), b. Jan. 16, 1875. 
VII. Charles A. 8 (Frost), b. Mch. 17, 1879. 
VIII. Herbert H. 8 (Frost), b. Jan. 15, 1883. 



Massachusetts Family. 105 

252. IV. Henry Holt 6 , b. Nov. 11, 1798; d. Dec. 9, 1806. 

253. V. Abner 6 , b. Aug. 12, 1800; d. Oct. 10, 1801. 
Children (by 2d wife) : 

254. VI. Henry 6 , b. Oct. 15, 1815; m. Emeline Taylor. 

Family 52. 

255. VII. Hannah Hay ward 6 , b. July 22, 1817; m. Dudley 

Hubbard (b. at Great Falls, N. H.), Jan. 25, 1839, 
in Rockford, 111. They have resided for many 
years past in Roxbury, Mass. Issue : 

256. i. Amanda Malvina 7 , b. at Great Falls, N. H., 

Sept. 22, 1843; m. Marshall J. Smith, 
June 16, 1871. Reside (1884) Boston, 
jV/j qcc T^mip * 

(1) Edith Edna 8 (Smith), b. in B., Dec. 

2 1872 

(2) Waldo Hubbard 8 (Smith), b. in 

Greenwood, Mass., Apr. 5, 1874. 

(3) Marion Beck 8 (Smith), b. in Den- 

ver, Col., Sept. 23, 1877. 

257. ii. Lewella Almeda 7 , b. in Roxbury, July 19, 

1846 ; res. with her parents ; unm. 

258. iii. Fanny Marcia 7 , b. in R., Sept. 8, 1854; 

unm. 

259. VIII. David B. 6 , b. Feb. 5, 1819 ; m. (1) Emeline Mason ; 

m. (2) Sarah A. Stryker ; m. (3) Mrs. Frances 
A. Martin. Family 53. 



Family 25. 

260. Abram 5 Stiles [80] (Joseph 4 , Ebenezer 3 , Jr., Eben- 
ezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in Wilton. E". H., Mch. 3, 1777 ; m. 
Hannah Stoddard of Nelson, K H., Mch. 11, 1801 ; was a 
farmer ; lived at Keene, N. H., after 1865, removing to 
Keene, from Gilsum, N. H. {Raywardh Hist. Gilsum, p. 

Children : 

261. I. Abram 6 , Jr., b. Oct. 27 (or 21), 1802 ; m. Mary G. 

Towns. Family 54. 

262. II. Lucy 6 , b. Oct. 16, 1804; m. Amasa Brown; was 

living in Keene, 1884; had dau. who d. young. 
14 



106 Stiles Genealogy. 

263. III. Miranda 6 , b. Nov. 14, 1806 ; d. Feb. 8, 1831 (one 

says d. Nov., 1830). 
264 IY. Aaron 6 , b. Feb. 22, 1809; d. Nov. 25, 1828. 

265. V. Bichard Stoddard 6 , b. Aug. 15, 1811; m. Sarah 

Stilston. Family 55. 

266. VI. Henry 6 , b. Oct. 4, 1815 ; d. Mch. 14, 1831 (one 

authority says d. Dec, 1830). 

267. VII. Laura 6 , b. Apr. 14, 1817; m. as 2d wife, Willis 

Stanford, of Chesterfield, N. H., who d. Mch. 
17, 1884 ; she resides (1885) at Chesterfield. 

268. VIII. Gardner 6 , b. Aug. 31, 1819; m. Mary A. Wood- 

cock and Elsina Bowley. Family 56. 



Family 26. 

269. Asa 5 Stiles [90] (Asa 4 , Ebenezer 3 , Jr., Ebenezer 2 , 
Kobert 1 ), was born in Middleton, Mass., Nov. 10, 1765. He 
married (1) May 22, 1792, his cousin, Betsey Stiles, dau. of 
Abner Stiles ; she d. Aug. 27, 1800, se. 37 ; m. (2) Mrs. Abi- 
gail (Harwood) Carson, who d. May 4, 1821, se. 53 ; m. (3) 
Polly Dascomb, 18 Nov., 1822. He lived in Wilton, N. H. 
was a farmer and blacksmith, and for several years kept a store 
He was selectman in 1823. He d. Feb. 10, 1832, se. 67 
widow Polly (Dascomb) Stiles d. Feb. 26, 1849, se. 72. 

Children (by 1st wife) : 

270. I. Asa 6 , b. Apr. 27, 1794; m. Polly Tapley, Mrs. 

Lucinda B. Holt, and Mrs. Betsey Far well. 
Familv 57. 

271. II. Betsey 6 ,' b. Apr. 17, 1798 ; m. David Blood; res. 

in Mason, N. H. She d. in M., Apr. 13,1883 ; 
had been a widow for many years. No children. 

272. III. Polly 6 , b. June 7, 1800 ; m. Koyal Blood, was liv- 

ing, 1857, in Ind. (see Early Stiles Genealogy, 
p. 21). 
Children (by 2d wife) : 

273. IV. Nancy 6 , b. Nov. 5, 1803 ; m. Gilbert Tapley; lived 

years ago at Milford, Ind. 

274. V. Abigail 8 (born with one hand) ; m. Ebenezer David- 

son; lived years ago in Mich. 

275. VI. Sarah 8 ; m. Keuben Daniels, a machinist ; lived 

years ago at Woodstock, Vt.; had children. It 



Massachusetts Family. 107 

is said that two other children belonged to this 
family. 



Family 27. 

276. Ebenezer 6 Stiles [91] (Asa 4 , Ebeuezer 3 , Jr., Ebenezer 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was born at Middleton, Mass., Aug. 26, 1769; in. 
(1) Prudence (b. Aug. 30, 1769), dau. of Moses and Sarah 
(Stiles) Child of Temple, 1ST. H. [Note.— The mother of Pru- 
dence Child was a dau. of Jacob 3 Stiles of the line of Timothy 2 . 
See Family 8, line of Timothy. 3 ] Prudence (Child) Stiles d. 
Sept. 5, 1805. Ebenezer Stiles m. (2) Sarah Putnam ; (3) 
; lived at Temple, N. H., where he d., 1835. 

Children (by 1st wife) : 

277. I. Timothy 8 , b. 1797; m. Nancy Parkman. Family 58. 

278. II. Susannah 6 ; m. Ira Hadley; left a dau. who mar. 

Sylvester Fitch; had 2 children. 
Children (by 2d wife) : 

279. III. Willard 8 , b. 1806 ; m. Eliza Gould. Family 59. 

280. 1Y. Sarah 8 , b. June 10, 1809; m. Abbott; living 

(1883) in Milford, N. H. 



Family 28. 

281. Esq. David 6 Stiles [110] (Asa 4 , Ebenezer 3 , Jr., Eben- 
ezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Middleton, Mass., Dec. 22, 1779 ; 
removed with his parents to Temple, N. H., ISTov. 17, 1782, 
where he remained until 1800 ; he then went to Lyndeborough 
and spent two years there as a trader, then returning to Temple 
he settled on his father' farm. He married Elizabeth Mack of 
Londonderry, 1ST. H., Sept., 1808. He resided for a time in 
Milford, N. H. ; also, in Wilton, N. H. ; he died at last-named 
place, June, 1870. His widow d. Feb., 1872, se. about 95. 
He was much engaged in land surveying, settling estates and 
justice business; also, taught school. 

"Temple, Jan. 1, 1803. 
"Rec'd of Maj'r Francis Blood $18.00 in full for teaching 
school in sd town six weeks. 

David Stiles." 
{Hist. Temple, N. R., p. 35.) 



108 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children : 

282. I. Eliza Jane 8 , b. 1808, in Temple, N. H. ; ra. James 

S. Mace of Amherst. Mrs. Mace d. Oct., 1868, 
leaving a dau., 

283. i. Letitia 7 , who d. at the age of 15 years. 

284. II. David 6 , Jr., b. Feb. 11, 181] ; m. Maria M. Good- 

rich. Family 60. 

285. III. Frances 6 , b. July, 1813; res. at Wilton, N. H.; 

unm. 



Family 29. 

286. John 6 Stiles, Jr. [112] (John 4 , Ebenezer 3 , Jr., Eben- 
ezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Middleton, Mass., Jan. 20, 1770 ; 
m. Rebecca Kenney, Nov. 26, 1795; was sexton at Middleton. 
He died very suddenly Nov. 12, 1822. Mrs. "Becca" Stiles 
d. June 14, 1829, 83. 57 yrs. 1 mo. 27 days. 

Children (Middleton Records) : 

287. I. Israel 6 , b. Apr. 22, 1796 ; d. Dec. 22, 1797. 

288. II. Mary 6 , b. Aug. 29, 1798 ; d. Sept. 19, 1809. 

289. III. Phebe 6 , b. May 17, 1S00; prob. m. Tyler. 

Mrs. Phebe (Styles) Tyler d. Feb. 19, 1872, ge. 
72 (Middleton Records). 

290. IY. Elbridge 6 , b. May 16, 1802 ; d. Feb. 3, 1804. 

291. V. Jefferson 6 , b. Sept. 2, 1803. 

292. YI. Eunice 6 , b. Aug. 6, 1805. 

293. YII. Elbridge 6 , b. Nov. 25, 1806; m. Harriet . 

Family 61. 

294. VIII. Lvdia 6 , b. Oct. 27, 1808. 

295. IX. Rebecca 6 , b. Feb. 23, 1812 ; d. Feb. 26, 1812. 

Family 30. 

296. Moses 6 Stiles [128] (Stephen 4 , Hezekiah 3 , Ebenezer 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was born in Andover, Mass., Nov. 19, 1781. His 
parents removed from Andover to Hillsborough, N. H., after the 
births of their 3 children, but the exact date of their removal has 
not been learned. Moses Stiles married Mary (Chandler) Kenney 
of Pembroke, 1ST. H., Oct., 1803 ; res. in Hillsborough until 
1807 or 8, when they rem. toLangdon, N. H., remaining there 



Massachusetts Family. 109 

for about 20 yrs. In 1828 they rem. to Bradford, N. H., where 
they spent the remainder of their days. 

He was a farmer and shoemaker ; he d. Jan. 5, 1868, se. 86. 
Mrs. Mary (Kenney) Stiles d. Oct. 24, 1882, se. 98. They left 
a large number of descendants, not one of whom bears the 
name of Stiles. Moses Stiles' only brother, Stephen, died a 
bachelor, and so the name of Stiles in this line has become 
extinct. 

Children : 

297. I. Matilda 6 , b. Aug. 4, 1805 ; m. Elias Smith (son of 

Joseph) (b. in Beverly, Mass., Nov. 8, 1796), 
June, 1824 ; both are living (1884) at Enfield, 
K H. Issue : 

298. i. Moses 7 , b. June 18, 1825 ; m. (1) Adeline 

Adams in 1850 ; had 1 child ; m. (2) Sarah 
A. Collins ; have 5 children ; res. Weare, 
N. H. 

299. ii. Fidelia Henry 7 , b. July 29, 1827 ; m. S. W. 

Carter, Feb. 1, 1849; res. W. Henniker, 
N. H. ; child : Ella M. 8 (Carter), b. Aug. 
2, 1856. 

300. iii. Betsey Jane 7 , b. June 4, 1829 ; m. James 

Dowlin, a farmer, Mch. 19, 1850 ; res. W. 
Henniker ; 6 children. 

301. iv. Alonzo Allen 7 , b. May 29, 1831 ; m. Julia 

A. Heath ; served three yrs. in the 7th 
Kegt. K". H. Yols. While in service re- 
ceived a shell wound in the back; res. in 
Hanover, N. H. ; 10 children. 

302. v. Stephen D. 7 , b. May 29, 1833 ; m. Mary A. 

Kenny, Oct., 1856. He was in service in 
the same regt. with his brother Alonzo A.; 
lost his left leg, which was twice ampu- 
tated ; res. in Canaan, N. H. ; 3 children. 

303. vi. James M. 7 , b. July 13, 1836; d. Mch., 

1837. 

304. vii. Esther Jane 7 , b. Apr. 5, 1838 ; d. Mch. 19, 

1852. 

305. viii. Harriet Currier 7 , b. May 9, 1840 ; m. Micah 

Howe, Sept. 1, 1859 ; res. in Hanover, 
K H. ; 3 children. 



110 Stiles Genealogy. 

306. ix. James Miinroe 7 , b. June 17, 1843; d. 1845. 

307. x. James Madison 7 , b. June 17, 1843; after serv- 

ing 3 years in 7th Regt. N. H. Vols., was 
taken prisoner and died in Salisbury prison. 

308. xi. Susan Matilda 7 , b. Aug. 28, 1845; in. Dec., 

1871, Sylvanus Gross, a farmer; res. in 
W. Springfield, N. H. ; 3 children. 

309. xii. Sarah Ellen, b. Aug. 30, 1849 ; m. Newton 

Clough ; res. in Grantham, N. H. 

310. II. Almon 6 , b. Apr. 30, 1807 ; m. (1) Sally Hale, who d. 

Nov., 1867; m. (2) Sophia Barnes; he was a farmer; 
res. at Bradford, N. H., all his life with the excep- 
tion of the last 2 yrs., which he spent at Hen- 
niker, where his widow still resides ; no children. 

311. III. Nathaniel 6 , b. June 6, 1809; m. Elizabeth Colby; res. 

in several different towns ; d. in Canaan, N. H., 
without issue. 

312. IY. Mary 6 , b. June 18. 1810 ; d. June, 1837; unm. 

313. Y. Joseph P. 6 , b. Sept. 17, 1811 ; m. (1) Betsey Well- 

ington; m. (2) Sally McKean, now dec'd. Spent 
most of his life in Bradford, N. H. ; was a la- 
borer ; d. June, 1883 ; no children. 

314. YI. Clarissa 6 , b. Apr. 8, 1813 ; m. (1) Tristram Stevens, 

a shoemaker; had 6 children ; in. (2) Capt. James 
Ward, a farmer of Bradford, now dec'd ; no chil- 
dren by last marriage ; she d. Jan. 19, 1884. 

315. VII. Amelia 6 , b. Apr. 1, 1815 ; in. Col. Thomas M. 

Colby; farmer; res. at Hanover, N. H.; 3 children. 

316. VIII. Belinda 6 , b. June II, 1817 ; m. May 26, 1846, Jack- 

son Dowlin, a farmer; res. Bradford, N. H. 
Issue : 

317. i. Harriet B. 7 , b. Feb. 28, 1847; m. July 23, 

1871 (by Rev. Asahel Bigelow), Hartwell 
Tuttle, a farmer, of Hancock, N. H. ; res. 
(1884) at Bradford, K H. Issue: (1) 
Homer R. 8 (Tuttle), b. Mch. 1, 1874; 
(2) Ralph S. 8 (Tuttle), b. Aug. 6, 1879. 

318. ii. Thomas J. 7 , b. May 31, 1848 ; m. Jan. 8, 

1872, Julia A. Heron of Winterset, Iowa. 
He is a farmer, herder and poultry dealer. 

319. iii. Hannah J. 7 , b. Jan. 16, 1851 ; in. Howard V. 



Massachusetts Family. Ill 

Ward, farmer, of Henniker, N. H., July 
7, 1874. 

320. iv. Caroline H. 7 , b. Apr. 13, 1853. 

321. v. Presson C. 7 , b. Jan. 8, 1857. 

322. vi. Almon S. S. 7 , b. Apr. 1, 1859 ; d. Feb. 22, 

1881. 

323. IX. Susan H. 6 , b. June 9, 1820; m. John Howlett, 

June 6, 1843. He was b. Jan. 29, 1819 ; a far- 
mer ; d. July 30, 1882. She d. Sept. 17, 1872 ; 
always res. in Bradford, N. EL Issue : 

324. i. Mary Matilda 7 , b. May 7, 1844; m. (1) 

Moses D. Proctor, who enlisted, Sept. 4, 
1862, in Co. H., 11th Kegt. N. H. Vols., 
was in the battle of Spotsylvania. Soon 
afterward (May 12, 1864), he was shot by 
a sharpshooter while going to a spring for 
water; died 2 days afterward. Child : 
Samuel D. 8 (Proctor), b. Nov. 11, 1861 ; 
d. May 6, 1862. She m. (2) Sullivan G-. 
Spaulding, farmer, Sept. 6, 1865. Issue : 
(1) Emma A. 8 (Spaulding), b. June 16, 
1868 ; (2) Susie E. 8 (Spaulding), b. April 
19, 1874; (3) Oria 8 (Spaulding), b. Sept. 
12, 1880. The}' res. in Washington, 
N. H. 

325. ii. John Franklin 7 , b. Feb. 14, 1846; m (1) 

H. Ella Powell, Oct. 24, 1866, who d . 
June, 1871 . Issue : (1) Irving Elmore 8 
(Howlett), b. Apr. 23, 1868 ; (2) Harland 
Isaac 8 (Howlett), b. May 26, 1870 ; m. (2) 
Tamson -Eastman, Nov. 25, 1874; res. 
Washington, N. H. ; is a mechanic. 

326. iii. Eunice Marrilla 7 , b. Mch. 6, 1848; unm. ; 

keeps a boarding-house in Manchester, 

327. iv. Thomas Henry 7 , b. Oct. 20, 1849; m. Lizzie 

J. Knott, Jan. 1, 1873 ; res. in Manches- 
ter, N. H. ; is a carpenter and joiner; no 
children. 

328. v. Moses Stiles 7 , b. June 3, 1851 ; m. Carrie 

,E. Harriman, June 24, 1873. Child: 



112 Stiles Genealogy. 

Olive M. 8 (Howlett), b. Feb. 24, 1876; 
res. in Warner, N. H. 

329. vi. Alfred Wallace 7 , b. July 20, 1853 ; m. Ella 

M. Carter, Oct. 19, 1876; farmer and 
mechanic; res. Henniker, N. H. ; no 
children . 

330. X. Lucius 6 , b. Nov. 10, 1823 ; d. Apr., 1825. 

331. XL Harriet C. 6 , b. July 20, 1828 ; m. Hiram (son of 

Alvah) Green, Jan. 9, 1849. She d. Sept. 29, 
1873, and Mr. G. has since died. Issue : 

332. i. Harriet C. 7 , b. in Bradford, K H., Jan. 25, 

1851 ; m. Keuben 0. Foss,Mch. 10, 1870, 
She d. Feb. 12, 1874, leaving a dau., 
Mary 8 (Foss), b. in Henniker, Jan. 29, 1872. 

333. ii. Hiram F. 7 , b. in Manchester, N. H., Jan. 

21, 1858. 

334. iii. Ida A. 7 , b. in M., Sept. 9, 1859. 



Family 31. 

335. Samuel 5 Stiles [137] (Hezekiah 4 , Hezekiah 3 , Eben- 
ezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was bora "at Eindge, K H., Mch. 17, 1788 ; 
married Polly Washburn, of Attleborough, Mass., Oct. 26, 
1812. He was a farmer and wheelwright. He rem. toDum- 
merstown, Vt., in 1854, and died there the same year. 

Children (from History JRindge, A 7 ". H.) : 

336. I. Evelyn W. 6 , b. at Rindge, Apr. 15, 1814 ; m. (2d 

wife) her cousin, John Stiles Fenno, res. in 
Waltham, Mass. Issue : 

337. i. Isabel 7 , b. 1844 ; m. M. H. Hughes, a tailor, 

of Fitchburg, Mass. 

338. ii. Infant 7 , d. Mch. 9, 1847. 

339. iii. Infant 7 , d. Mch. 31, 1848. 

340. II. Orville C. 6 , b. Jan. 12, 1817; m. Martha E. Priest. 

Family 62. 

341. III. John Austin 6 , b. at Stafford, Ct., Sept. 4, 1819 ; 

grad. 1858, at the Homoeopathic Med. Coll. of Pa. 

342. IV. Mary W. 6 , b. Mch. 8, 1822; m. June 3, 1841, 

Ebenezer E. Ellis; res. at Rindge; rem. later 
to Dummerstown, Vt. 



Massachusetts Family. 113 

343. V. Lyman 6 , b. July 8, 1824 ; d. Feb. 17, 1825. 

344. VI. Julia Ann 6 , ra. Apr. 1, 1845, Lyman H. Bassett, 

of Phillipston, Mass. 



Family 32. 

345. Daniel 6 Stiles [143J (Daniel 4 , Jr., Daniel 3 , Ebenezer 2 , 
Eobert 1 ), was born at Middleton, Mass., June 5, 1775 ; m. Betty 
Peabody, Oct. 2, 1800. He died in M., Feb. 6, 1821, se. 45 yrs. 
8 ms. Mrs. Betsey (Peabody) Stiles d. June 27, 1834, ae. 53 yrs. 

Children (Middleton Records) : 

346. I. Joseph Peabody 6 , b. Jan. 1, 1801 ; m. Clarissa 

Stickney. Family 63. 

347. II. Jesse 6 , b. June 12,' 1804 ; m. Arethusa Perkins. 

Family 64. 

348. III. Catherine Symonds 6 , b. Apr. 22, 1806, 

349. IV. Mary Symonds Peabody 6 , b. May 17, 1808. 

350. V. Dean 6 , b. July 3, 1811; m. Eebeeca Dennett and 

Mary Ann Gray. Family 65. 

351. YI. Frederick 6 , b. Dec. 30, 1814; m. Sophia C. Per- 

kins (b. Mch. 15, 1825), July, 1840 ; living (1883) 
at Topsfield, Mass.; is a shoe manuf r. His only 
child died young. Mrs. Sophia (Perkins) Stiles 
d. Oct. 27, 1885, at Topsfield. 



Family 33. 

352. Elijah 6 Stiles [144] (Daniel 4 , Jr., Daniel 3 , Ebeuezer 2 , 
Eobert 1 ), was born at Middleton, Mass., Mch. 4, 1784; m. 
Tabitha Gray of North Andover, Mass. He died Aug. 11, 
1850. She d. at the age of 79. 

Children (first three from Middleton Records) : 

353. I. Phebe 6 , b. May 9, 1807 ; m. William Lovejoy of 

Andover, Mass. 

354. II. Elijah 6 , Jr., b. Nov. 14, 1808; m. Mary Runnels. 

Family 66. 

355. III. William Allen 6 , b. Mav 15, 1810 ; m. Eliza Town. 

Family 67. 

356. IV. Lydia 6 , b. July 5, 1812 ; m. Jesse Runnels (brother 

of the wives of her bros. Elijah and Israel), Nov. 
15 



114 Stiles Genealogy. 

8, 1832. He was b. at Boxford, Mass., Aug. 31, 
1808. Issue : 

35 7. i. Lydia Emeline 7 , b. Dec. 29, 1836; m. Alfred 

Adams of Andover, Aug. 23, 1864; 
child: Charles Franklin 8 , b. Jan. 20, 1866. 

358. ii. Joseph Franklin 7 , b. Mch. 20, 1839; shoe- 

maker. 

359. V. Israel 6 , b. July 4, 1815 ; m. Catherine Runnels. 

Family 68. 

360. YI. Mary 6 , m. Augustus Lovejoy of Andover. 

361. VII. Daniel 6 , b. Nov. 15. 1821 ; m. Margaret J. Gil- 

christ. Family 69. 

362. VIII. Martha G. 6 , b. Aug. 21, 1825 ; m. in Boxford, Feb. 

17, 1844 (by Dr. Peter Eaton), Samuel B. Carl- 
ton, son of Leonard and Sarah Carlton (b. in 
Boxford, Feb. 29, 1820); res. (1885) at West 
Boxford, Mass. Issue: 

363. i. Elizabeth R. 7 , b. Dec. IT, 1845 ; m. Aug. 11, 

1867, John R. Whitcoml); child, Susan 
B. 8 (Whitcomb), b. Aug. 20, 1870. 

364. ii. John C. 7 , b. Apr. 12, 1847; m. Agnes 

Doughty ; res. in Ayer, Mass. ; have two 
sons. 

365. iii. Mary R. 7 , b. Dec. 10, 1849; m. George B. 

Ellingwood of Lowell, Mass. 

366. iv. Charles B. 7 , b. May 31, 1852; d. Nov. 20, 

1S55. 

367. v. Martha J. 7 , b. Mch. 18, 1854; d. Feb. 8, 

1881. 

368. vi. Sarah M. 7 , b. Dec. 20, 1855 ; d. July 28, 

1874. 

369. vii. Susan J. 7 , b. May 28, 1858 ; d. Dec. 26, 

1868. 

370. viii. Annie E. 7 , b. Jan. 20, 1863 ; res. in Lowell, 

TYTrss 

371. ix. Charles B 7 b. Feb. 28. 1865. 



Family 34. 

372. Caleb 6 Stiles, Jr. [151] (Caleb 4 , Jr., Caleb 3 , Ebeuezei 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was born at Hollis, N. H., Feb. 17, 1765 ; m. at 



Massachusetts Family. 115 

Hollis, Feb. 7, 1787, Betty [also called Betsey and Elizabeth], 
eldest child of Ephraim and Esther (Stone) Pierce, b. at Hol- 
lis, Sept. 26, 1766. Caleb Stiles, Jr. (then in his 17th year), 
was one of eight soldiers to whom the town of Hollis, in 1779, 
paid a bounty of £300 for service for one year in the Con- 
tinental army. His lather and Ephraim Pierce (his future 
father-in-law), were also of the number ; they were gone 
nearly a year, and all returned together. He died Feb. 26, 
1807. His widow in July, 1839 (then living at Barnet, Yt.), ap- 
plied for (and probably secured) a pension on account of his 
military services. Caleb Stiles and his wife Betsey were ad- 
mitted to church membership in Barnet, Vt., July 1, 1801, 
and their dau. Catharine was baptized there, as were nearly all 
their children. They had a large family {Pension Office Records, 
Washington, D. C). 
Children (the names of three only have been ascertained) : 

373. I. Jennette 6 , m. Dec. 30, 1819, Rev. Josiah, son of 

Oliver and Sally (Haynes) Morse, b. Sept. 7, 
1798. Mr. Morse died somewhere in N. H.(?), 
June 10, 1875, in his 77th year ; his wife prob- 
ably survived him. 

374. II. Joseph 6 , m. 1824, Rachel Morse, sister of Rev. 

Josiah, husband of Joseph's sister Jennette. 

375. ITI. Catherine 6 , bapt. at Barnet, Yt. 



Family 35. 

376. George 5 Stiles [152] (Caleb 4 , Jr.. Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was born in Hollis, 1ST. H., Jan. 20, 1767; married 
Mary (b. Jan. 26, 1768), dau. of Ephraim and Esther (Stone) 
Peirce of Hollis. He probably removed from Hollis to Dan- 
ville, Yt., at the same time with his parents and brothers, which 
is supposed to have been not many years after the close of the 
Revolutionary War. It is understood that he spent his last 
years at Barnet, Yt., and that he died there. 

Children (the order as given here may not be entirely correct): 

377. I. Mary 6 , m. Hamlet. Issue : 

378. i. Elvira 7 . 

379. ii. Horace 7 . 

380. II. Charlotte 6 . 



116 Stiles Genealogy. 

381. III. James 6 , b. 1793; ra. (1) ; (2) AnnaBuz- 

zell ; (3) Mrs. Polly (Daggett) Kinnicut. Family 
70. 

382. IV. Ephraim 6 , b. Aug. 3, 1794; ra. Mary Woodman 

and Jerusba French. Family 71. 

383. V. Moses 6 , b. Sept., 1796; m. Almir-a Starbird and 

Sarah Cloudman. Family 72. 

384. VI. Willard 6 , d. many years ago. 

385. VII. Nathaniel Townsend 6 , b. Aug. 5, 1798; m. Sally 

Wright. Family 73. 

386. VIII. Lois 6 , b. Jan. 1, 1802, at Barnet, Vt.; m. David 

Richmond in Leroy, Genesee county, N. T., 
Aug. 26, 1818. He was born in Herkimer 
county, N. Y., May 14, 1795. He served 
in the War of 1812, and drew a pension. 
He d. July 11, 1883. Mrs. Lois (Stiles) Rich- 
raond died May 28, 1890, at the age of 93, 
in Whitesville, N. V. She and her husband 
founded the Universalist church at Whitesville. 
Her funeral was held in the church June 1st, a 
large concourse of people .being present. She 
was the mother of ten children, all of whom grew 
up to maturity, and all Universalists. She was 
reared in the Presbyterian faith, and when con- 
verted to Universalism she shouted for joy. Five 
of her children, who live in Whitesville, are, 
with their families, members of our church 
(from the Christian Leader). Issue (all born at 
Leroy, N. Y.) : 

387. i. Lucinda S. 7 , b. Aug. 25, 1819; m. Rev. 

Robert Newton 'McClure (b. Jan. 17, 
1820, in South Carolina), Aug. 4, 1848, 
in Springfield, Greene county, Mo. Mr. 
McC. was an Epis. Methodist minister and 
school-teacher. He d. in Greene county, 
Mo., July 3, 1857. Children (all b. in 
Mo.) : (1) Mav Marie 8 (McClure), b. May 
22, 1849; d. Oct. 1, 1862; (2) Emma 
Frances 8 (McClure), b. Apr. 2, 1851 ; m. 
Nov. S, 1866, at Greenbush, Mich., John 
C. Levy (b. Mch. 31, 1847). Issue (a) 



Massachusetts Family. 117 

Cora R. 9 {Levy), b. Feb. 12, 1868; (b) 
Cassius A. 9 (Levy), b. Sept. 18, 1869 ; (c) 
Leone D. 9 (Levy), b. Aug. 23, 1873 ; d. 
Sept. 13, 1873 ; (d) "Rosa Blanche 9 (Levy), 
b. Sept. 20, 1874; d. Oct. 6, 1876; (e) 
Lyman Glen 9 (Levy), b. Mch. 15, 1879 ; 

(3) L. Marshall 8 (McClure), b. Sept. 8, 
1853. Losing his father very young, 
Marshall McClure was obliged to make 
his own way by the help and advice of his 
mother. Commencing as a train boy, he 
has risen to the position of editor and sole 
proprietor of the Jamestown (Dakota) 
Daily and Weekly Alert. He m. July 
2, 1880, at Jamestown, Dak., Ella Powers. 
Children: (a) Gwendoline Vera 9 (McClure), 
b. Sept. 8, 1881; d. May 17, 1883; (b) 
Marshall Gun 9 (McClure), b. Jan. 24, 1884; 

(4) Lois Ann 8 (McClure), b. Sept. 16, 1855; 
m. Alamando Stillwell at Sparta, Mich., 
May 30, 1875. Issue : (a) Yerne 9 (Still- 
well), b. Aug. 17, 1883. 

388. ii. Lyman M. 7 , b. July 22, 1821 ; m. Nancy M. 

McKendrick. (For his family, see foot-note 
on pp. 119, 120.) 

389. iii. Alonzo H. 7 , b. Nov. 5, 1823 ; m. his cousin, 

Lurinda Kichmond (b. July, 1825), May 
5, 1846. Issue (all b. in Greenbush, 
Clinton county, Mich.): (1) Melvin 8 (Rich- 
mond); (2) Ella 8 (Richmond); (3) Ada 8 
(Richmond) ; (4) Clara 8 (Richmond) ; (5) 
Jay 8 (Richmond); (6)Leonard 8 (Eichmond). 
His family res. in and near Rice, Tex. 

390. iv. Amelia F. 7 , b. Feb. 9, 1826 ; m. J. B. Stan- 

sell (b. at Green Oak. Mich., 1825), at 
White Lake, Mich., Feb. 22, 1847. Mr. 
S. was one of a large number who went 
at an early day from Chicago to Pike's 
Peak. He there prospected for gold, and 
obtained mines which paid him richly. 
He was, at one time, rep. from Denver, 



118 Stiles Genealogy. 

Col. Issue: (1) Frank 8 (Stansell), b. at 
Greenbush, Mich., Dec. 8, 1847; edu- 
cated at the Univer. of Notre Dame, Ind., 
where he developed a talent and decided 
preference for the stage as a profession, 
and acquired some fame as an actor at 
Chicago, St. Louis and other cities ; (2) 
Edward B. 8 (Stansell), b. Apr. 16, 1851, 
at Chicago; (3) Charles J. 8 (Stansell), b. 
Mch. 5, 1854. 

391. v. Orlin D. 7 , b. Nov. 24, 1829 ; d. Oct. 9, 1831. 

392. vi. Hannah M. 7 , b. Oct. 18, 1831 ; m. (1 ) Je- 

rome Curtiss, Oct. 5, 1848. Mr. C. was 
killed in battle daring the war of the Re- 
bellion. Mrs. C. was thus left with 4 
little boys " to brave the world alone." 
These sons are now all upright business 
men — three being druggists. Their 
names are: (1) (>. S. 8 (Curtiss), b. Oct. 
15, 1850 ; (2) D. S. 8 (Curtiss), b. May 21, 
1855; (3) W. J. 8 (Curtiss), b. May 21, 
1856; (4) Ray D. 8 (Curtiss), b. Mch., 
1858; Mrs. C. m. (2) S. M. Kinney. Issue : 
(5) Mary A. 8 (Kinney), b. Sept. 12, 1867. 

393. vii. Mary S. 7 , b. Mch. 11, 1834; m. Aug. 5, 

1855, her cousin, L. W. Stiles. [Her 
record will be found in Family 105 of this 
line]. We are greatly indebted to Mrs. 
Stiles for information relating to this 
branch of the Stiles family as well as for 
her sympathizing interest in our work. 
Of her near connections, she says : " When 
I look over the names I have written of 
the descendants of George Stiles, and find 
but one intemperate person among them 
all, not a single felon, lawbreaker or 
pauper in the whole list, nearly all per- 
sons of exceptionally high moral tone, 
God-fearing men and women, many of 
them of more than ordinary mental abil- 
ity, I feel that simple justice demands 



Massachusetts Family. 119 

something beyond a record of their births, 
marriages and deaths." 

394. IX. Lucinda 6 , b. Dec., 1803, at Danville, Vt.; m. Pre- 

served Richmond (bro. to David Richmond, 
husband of her sister Lois), in 1820 (he b. 1789). 
Issue : Eight children, of whom only 4 are liv- 
ing (1885), as follows: 

395. i. Ephraim Stiles 7 , b. Dec. 2, 1820 ; m. Susan 

Redfield, Oct. 19, 1843; formerly lived 
at Leroy, N. Y. He is a stone-cutter and 
farmer; res. (1885) at Nunica, Mich. 
Issue (from Redfield Genealogy, p. 201) : 
(1) Casius M. 8 (Richmond), b. Sept. 26, 
1844; d. Sept. 21, 1845; (2) Mervin 
W. 8 (Richmond), b. Aug. 26, 1846; (3) 
Wesley H. 8 (Richmond), b. Aug. 24, 
1848; (4) Emory W. 8 (Richmond), b. 
Nov. 22, 1852 ; (5) Yiola G. 8 (Richmond), 
b. Feb. 8, 1855. [These children 
are all married and living near their 
father.] 

396. ii. Chauncy 7 ; res. at Greenbush, Mich. 

397. iii. Jane 7 ; in. JSTorton Redfield; res. at Nunica, 

Ottawa Co., Mich . 

398. iv. 



7 



399. X. Benjamin 6 , b. Jan. 1, 1806; m. Betsey Hackett. 

Family 74. 

400. XI. Hannah 6 , b. 1808; m. 1830, Joseph Farley, who 

d. in 1850, of consumption. Shed. Sept., 1877, 
of paralysis ; no children . 

Foot-note to page 117: 

Descendants of Lyman M. 7 , son of David and Lois 6 (Stiles) Eichmond and 
Nancy M. McKendrick: 

Lyman M. 7 Richmond was born in Leroy, Genesee Co., N. T., July 22, 
1821; mar. at Green Oak, Mich., Jan. 29, 1842, Nancy M. (only child of 
Daniel and Maria) McKendrick (b. in Canandaigua, N. Y., Mch. 26, 1822). 
They settled in Greenbush, Clinton Co., Mich., where Mr. Richmond 
served as postmaster, town clerk, and in various other capacities. They 
rem. to Oakland Co., Mich., thence to Detroit, where he enlisted as clerk 
and musician in Co. G., 1st Regt. Mich. Vols., in the war with Mexico, in 
the spring of 1848; was discharged at the close of the war, and died in 
Greenbush, Sept. 27, 1848, from the effects of disease contracted in the 
army. 



120 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children : 
I. Olney H. 8 , b. in Greenbush, Mich., Feb. 22; 1844. At the age of 18 
enlisted in Co. G., 14th Regt. Mich. Vols., in the war of the Re- 
bellion; served his time, and at the close of the war returned 
home and was discharged. Mar. Nellie (only dau. of Hon. N. R.) 
Hills, of Kent Co., Mich.; located at Pierson, Montcalm Co., where 
he held various offices; was village president for many years, 
justice of the peace, etc., etc.; is by calling a chemist and drug- 
gist; is proprietor of " Richmond's Family Medicines; " res. (1885) 
at Grand Rapids, Mich. , has some repute as a newspaper writer — 
more as a mathematician and amateur checker-player. Issue: 
i. Flora 9 , m. Louis Skafer of Grand Rapids, Mich, 
ii. Merta 9 . 

II. Fannie E. 8 (Richmond), b. Mch. 24, 1846; m. Edwin Smith, of 
Youngstown, N. Y. They own a fine farm and home near St. 
Johns, Mich. Issue: 
i. Fred. E. 9 
ii. Nellie L. 9 



Family 36. 

401. Samuel 5 Stiles [153] (Calebs Jr., Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was born in Hollis, N. JEL, July 17, 1769; m. Susan 
(b. at Hollis, Apr. 23, 1772), dau. of Ephraim and Esther 
(Stone) Pierce ; removed from Hollis to Vermont (probably to 
Barnet), after the close of the Revolutionary War. From Bar- 
net he went to Danville, Vt, about 1823, it is said. He was a 
farmer ; died about 1854; se. 85 years. 

Children : 

402. I. Sally 6 , b. in St. Johnsbury, Vt., Aug. 24, 1790; 

m. James Wilson (b. in Old Chester, N". H., 
Oct. 3, 1784). They settled in Sutton, Vt., in 
1812; he d. Sept. 15, 1864; she d. Oct. 8, 
1864. Issue : 

403. i. Eliza D. 7 , b. Aug. 11, 1813; d. Mch. 30, 

1835. 

404. ii. Calvin J. 7 , b. Mch. 6, 1815; res. in 

Burke, Vt.; is a farmer. 

405. iii. Emeline 7 , b. Apr. 13, 1817 ; m. Smith; 

res . Spring Valley, Minn . 

406. iv. Rufus 7 , b. May 16, 1819; res. in Sutton, 

Vt . ; is a farmer . 

407. v. Jane 7 , b. Mch. 1, 1821 ; m. Roundy; 

d. Apr. 24, 1858. 



Massachusetts Family. 121 

408. vi. Euphemia R. 7 , b. Nov. 12, 1823; m. 

Willey; d. Mch. 4, 1869. 

409. vii. Melinda H. 7 , b. Jan. 13, 1826; m. 

Dodge; res. Rondell, D. T. 

410. viii. Amanda M. 7 , b. May 27, 1827; m. 

Rogers; res. in Mass. 

411. ix. Maria S. 7 , b. May 25, 1831 ; m. Hodg- 

don; res. Staceyville, Iowa. 

412. x. Frances R. 7 , b. May 12, 1833; m. Mr. 

Gillis; res. Staceyville, Iowa. 

413. II. John 6 , b. 1792 ; m. Hannah Freeman. Family 75. 

414. III. Rebecca 6 , m. Daniel Wells of Danville, Yt. Issue : 

415. i. Susan 7 . 

416. ii. Ruel 7 . 

417. iii. Samuel 7 . 

.418. iv. Oliver 7 ; died . 

419. v. Lydia 7 ; died . 

420. vi. John 7 ; died . 

421. vii. Adeline 7 . 

422. viii. Julia 7 . 

423. IV. Mary 6 , m. Apr. 27, 1824, John Bean, now dec'd. 

She is living (1883) at a very advanced age at 
Victory, Yt., and has furnished a large portion of 
the record of her grandfather's family. Issue : 

424. i. Almira 7 , b. Sept. 9, 1825 ; m. Charles Frost, 

Sept. 19, 1846, of Sutton, Yt.; had 3 
sons, two of whom died in the late war. 

425. ii. Alfred 7 , b. May 6, 1827; m. (1) Adeline 

Miner of Victory, Yt., who d. leaving 5 
children ; (2) Dec. 24, 185- Esther M. 
Quimby of Lyndon, Vt., who has had 2 
children, both d. 

426. iii. Oliver 7 , b. May 16, 1829; m. Maria Aid- 

rich of Canada; he d. 1856; 3 children. 

427. iv. Maria 7 , b. Feb. 28, 1831 ; d. 1832. 

428. v. Eliza W. 7 , b. Jan. 19, 1835; m. Freeman 

Folsom, Mch., 1860; both are dead; no 
children. 

429. vi. Mary Jane 7 , b. Jan. 16, 1837 ; m. Henry 

Downing of Barton, Vt., 1853 ; 7 chil- 
dren, 1 dec'd. 
16 



122 Stiles Genealogy. 

430. vii. Susan M. 7 , b. Oct. 14, 1839; m. Aaron 

Drown of Littleton, Yt., Jan. 10, 1866; 
res. in Barton, Yt.; 2 sons; 1 dec'd. 



431. 


Y. 


Samuel 6 , Jr., m. Clarissa Cheney. Family 76. 


432. 


YI. 


Lucy 6 , m. Ezra Copp ; both dec'd. Issue : 


433. 
434. 




i. Josiah 7 ) ■, , -, 
ii. Ezra 7 \ dec d ' 


435. 




iii. Sarah 7 . 


436. 




iv. Mary Jane 7 . 


437. 




v. Betsey 7 ; dec'd. 


438. 




vi. Lucy 7 . 


439. 




vii. Cordelia 7 ; dec'd. 


440. 


YII. 


Nathaniel 6 , m. Abigail Tice. Family 77. 


441.YIII. 


Betsey 6 , m. Royal Bean ; now dec'd. Issue : 


442. 




i. Harriet 7 . 


443. 




ii. Alphronius. 


444. 




iii. Esther 7 . 


445. 




iv. Adeline 7 ; dec'd. 


446. 




v. Rosa 7 . 


447. 




vi. Luther 7 . 


448. 




vii. Rufus 7 ; dec'd. 


449. 


IX. 


Calvin 6 , m. Roxy Cheney and Lucy Hays. Family 

78. 
Harriet 6 , m. Silas Bean, of Canada ; lived in Hyde 


450. 


X. 






Park, Yt. ; both dead. Issue : 


451. 




i. Curtis 7 . 


452. 




ii. Ira 7 ; dec'd. 


453. 
454. 




iii. Flora 7 , 
iv. Lucy 7 . 


455. 




v. Miranda 7 . 


456. 




vi. Anna 7 . 


457. 


XI. 


William Riley 6 , m. Emily Tice. Family 79. 


458. 


XII. 


James W. 6 , m. Hannah Howe. Family 80. 



Family 37. 

459. Nathaniel 5 Stiles [154] (Caleb 4 , Jr., Caleb 3 , Eben- 
ezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Hollis, N. H., Dec. 14, 1770 
{Hollis Records). 

[We have no record of the marriage of Nathaniel Stiles, nor 
do we know the name of his wife ; but certain facts in the 



Massachusetts Family. 123 

history of one Samuel Stephens Stiles, whose father's name is 
now known to have been Nathaniel, warrant us, as we think, 
in assigning the appended family to the son of Caleb, Jr. M. 
S. P. G.] 

The father of Samuel Stephens Stiles [whom we consider 
to have been the son of Caleb, Jr.] died at Chester, Yermont, 
in 1792 or 1T93. Samuel S., his 3d child, was born about 
1793, after his father's death. (So says Hon. Wm. H. Stiles of 
Montgomery Centre, Vt.) 

Children (from records furnished by Hon. Wm. H. Stiles) : 

460. I. Nathaniel 6 , m. . Family 81. 

461. II. Elsie 6 , d. while a young woman ; unm. 

462. III. Samuel Stephens 6 , b. abt. 1793 ; m. Hannah Hen- 

drick. Family 82. 



Family 38. 

463. Jonathan 5 Stiles [155] (Caleb 4 , Jr., Caleb 3 , Eben- 
ezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Hollis, N. H., May 30, 1773 {Hoi- 
lis Records) ; m. Lucy Bunnell. 

Children (from records furnished by Mr. Sampson D. Stiles) : 

464. I. Albert 6 , b. abt. 1799; m. Sophia Stevens. Family 

83. 

465. II. Stephen 6 , was a Methodist clergyman. [Query. — 

Was he the same Rev. Stephen Stiles who d. at 

Whitehall, N. Y., abt. 1859 ?] 
Erastus 6 ; prob. dec'd. 
Mary 6 . 
Lucy 6 . 
Sarah 6 . 
Charlotte 6 . 
Anna 6 (living 1884). 



Family 39. 

472. Joshua 5 Stiles [165] (Joshua 4 , Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Rob- 
ert 1 ), was born in Lyndeborough, N. H. (in that part of the 
town now called Greenfield), Oct. 8, 1779 ; married Elizabeth 
Tuck of Manchester, Mass. (b. Oct. 29, 1784), Jan. 8, 1807. 
" Joshua Stiles was a successful school-teacher for over twenty- 



466. 


T III. 


467. 


IY. 


468. 


Y. 


469. 


YI. 


470. 


VII. 


471. 


VIII. 



124 Stiles Genealogy. 

five years, having taught in several different places in New 
Hampshire and Massachusetts. In the branch of mathematics 
he was exceptionally proficient, and while Nathaniel Bowditch 
was preparing the copy for his famous 'Navigator,' a book 
known to the mercantile marine of the entire civilized world, Mr. 
Stiles was employed to write out the separate calculations from 
which the valuable tables of that book were constructed. 

" Mr. Stiles gave private instruction in fitting young men for 
college, and several of his pupils subsequently became eminent 
in social, scientific, business and judicial standing in their re- 
spective communities." [The above biographical sketch was 
furnished by E. N. Walton, Esq., junior editor of the Salem 
Gazette, Salem, Mass., who is a nephew of Mr. Stiles.] Mr. 
Stiles died at the home of his son, Ammi B. Stiles, of Wal- 
tham, Mass., Dec. 19, 1860. 

Children (from the Family Records) : 

473. I. Joshua H. 6 , b. in Greenfield, N. H., June 6, 1808. 

Joshua Stiles went from home many years ago ; 
was at New Orleans when last heard from (be- 
fore the late war). He was a painter by occu- 
pation. 

474. II. Mary E. 6 , b. at G., June 14, 1809 ; m. Joseph 

Perkins (b. in York, Me., Aug. 12, 1813), Nov. 
26, 1840. He d. in Waltham, Mass., Apr. 25, 
1 859. She d. at same place, Oct. 26, 1848. Issue : 

475. i. Joseph Stiles 7 , b. Sept. 11, 1841 ; m. Mary 

S. Fay, June 24, 1864. Mr. P. is a painter 
by trade ; res. at Worcester, Mass. Issue : 
(1) Mary Angie 8 (Perkins), b. Dec. 5, 
1865 ; (2) Alice Isabel 8 (Perkins), b. Dec. 
23, 1866 ; (3) Emma Grace 8 (Perkins), b. 
Sept. 20, 1868. 

476. ii. Charles Ammi 7 , b. Sept. 30, 1842 ; d. Aug. 

1, 1848. 

477. iii. Mary E. 7 , b. Dec. 27, 1843 ; d. Nov. 6, 1860. 

478. iv. Martha Ann 7 , b. Feb. 14, 1848 ; d. Oct. 14, 

1848. 

479. III. Sarah E. 6 , b. in G., Oct. 1, 1811 ; d. in Waltham, 

May 31, 1838. 

480. IY. Mehitable 6 , b. in Amerst, N. H., June 15, 1814; 

d. July 20, 1814. 



Massachusetts Family. 125 

481. V. Ammi Burnhara 6 , b. in Milford, N. H., July 13, 
1815; m.atWaltham,Mass., Jan. 1, 1839, Han- 
nah Annis of Saugus, Mass. (b. in Saugns, May 
25, 1817) ; res. at Waltham, where he d. Feb. 17, 
1877, and where his widow still lives. " Ammi 
Burnham Stiles was born in Milford, New Hamp- 
shire, July 13, 1815. His parents removed to 
Waltham, Mass., when he was ten years old. 

" The rudiments of his education were ob- 
tained in a little factory school-house, now stand- 
ing on Elm street. Gen. N. P. Banks was a 
member of the school at the same time. The 
yonng Ammi learned the painter's trade of his 
brother Joshua, and was a very skillful work- 
man. Mr. Stiles was the only sign painter in 
town for many years. He was, besides, a very 
ingenious man, and a perfect master of tools. 
He conducted his business systematically and 
accumulated property. 

" He was very fond of music ; understood the 
theory perfectly, and played well on the organ, 
piano and violin. 

"He was an earnest Episcopalian, and a 
constant attendant upon the services of the 
church. 

"A zealous friend of temperance, an ardent 
anti-slavery man, he let his principles be known 
on every suitable occasion. He was very fond of 
the study of astronomy, and owned a large tele- 
scope with which he took frequent observations. 
Mr. Alvin Clarke of Cambridge, now a maker 
of telescopes, was a valued friend of Mr. Stiles, 
and a number of years ago painted his portrait. 

" Mr. Stiles died on the 17th of March, 1877, 
greatly regretted by all who knew him." — Local 
paper. They had no children. 

Family 40. 

482. Caleb Dalton 5 Stiles [181] (Joshua 4 , Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was born at Lyndeborough, N. H., May 26, 1792 ; 



126 Stiles Genealogy. 

married at Gilsum, N. H., Jan. 6, 1812, Clarissa Beckwith of 
Lempster, N. H. He died June 25, 1830. 
Children : 

483. I. Sarah Louisa 6 , b. Sept. 22, 1812; m. Nathaniel 

George of Greenfield, N. H. ; had a dan., who 
m. John Hartwell of Jaffrey, N. H., and res. 
(1886) at Townsend Centre, Mass. 

484. II. Koxana Jane 6 , b. Jan. 1, 1815 ; m. Joseph Shaw of 

Knoxville, 111. 

485. III. Clara Ann 6 , b. Mch. 17, 1818 ; m. Nathaniel Eaton 

of Nashua, N. H. 

486. IY. Caleb Oscar 6 , b. May 6, 1821 ; m. Mary George. 

Family 84. 

487. Y. William Warren 6 , b. Jan. 18, 1828 ; lived (1857) 

at Salem, Mass. 



Family 41. 

488. Andrew 6 Stiles, Jr., [191] (Andrew 5 , Ezekiel 1 , Eben- 
ezer 3 , Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in Middleton, Mass., 
Feb. 25, 1816 ; married (1) Martha Stevens, June 10, 1838, who 
d. Oct. 28, 1847; m. (2) Sarah Kelley, Mch. 2, 1848 ; res. (1884) 
at Methuen, Mass. Administration on the estate of Andrew 
Stiles of Haverhill, Mass., " allowed " at Salem, Feb., 1889.— 
Boston paper. 

Children (by 1st wife) : 

489. I. Martha J. 7 , b. Apr. 26, 1840. 

490. II. Andrew J. 7 , b. Sept. 30, 1841. 
Children (by 2d wife) : 

491. III. Sarah E. 7 , b. Jan. 5, 1850. 

492. IY. Frank P. 7 , b. Feb. 1, 1853 ; printer ; res. (1884) in 

Haverhill, Mass. 

493. Y. Laura A. 7 , b. Apr. 13, 1854. 

494. YI. Clara E. 7 , b. Nov. 11, 1855 ; d. Nov. 26, 1857. 

495. VII. Henry 7 , b. May 23, 1857 ; d. June 15, same year. 



Family 42. 

496. John Potter 6 Stiles [193] (Andrew 5 , Ezekiel 4 , Eben- 
ezer 3 , Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in Middleton, Mass., 



497. 


I. 


498. 


II. 


499. 


III. 


500. 


IV. 


501. 


V. 


502. 


VI. 



Massachusetts Family. 127 

Oct. 6, 1819; m. Lucy J. Baxton, Sept. 30, 1841 ; resided at 
Methuen, Mass. He died at war. 
Children : 

Lucy J. 7 , b. Jan. 5, 1843. 

Abby M. , b. Feb. 4, 1845 ; d. Oct. 11, 1S48. 

Emma F. 7 , b. Nov. 4, 1848. 

Ella F. 7 , b. Jan. 20, 1851. 

John Henry 7 , b. Feb. 10, 1854. 

Lizzie A 7 b. Feb. 16, 1857. 



Family 43. 

503. Dea. David 6 Stiles, Jr. [196] (Dea. David 5 , Ezekiel 4 , 
Ebenezer 3 , Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Middleton, 
Mass., June 19, 1813; married Rebecca Perrv of Danvers, 
Mass., Apr. 21, 1836 ; she b. Jan. 17, 1815; d.'Feb. 2, 1887; 
resided in Middleton. Their golden wedding was celebrated 
Apr. 21, 1886. He died Aug. 7, 1889. 

Mr. Stiles was a direct descendant of Mary Estey who, 
with her sister Rebecca Morse, was executed for witchcraft in 
1692. Mr. Stiles' great grandmother was Susannah Estey, 
whose great grandmother was Mary Estey above mentioned. 

Mr. Stiles received the rudiments of an education at the 
old brick school-house in the northern district of Middleton. 
After he was nine years of age, as was the usual custom in 
those days, he remained at home during the summer terms to 
help on the farm, and attended school only in the winter sea- 
son after that time. 

He early evinced a mechanical ingenuity and skill which 
was remarkable, and his father erected a workshop for him in 
which he accomplished considerable in the line of iron-work 
and repairing for his father and the neighboring farmers. 

At the age of 16 years he was apprenticed to Dea. Frederick 
Howe of Danvers, to learn the trade of a blacksmith. 

In March, 1835, he purchased a blacksmith shop standing 
on the site of the present residence of Capt. Thomas Hoyt, in 
Middleton, where he worked most successfully at his chosen 
vocation till 1859, when he sold the land, took down the old 
shop, but continued working at his trade in a shop, which he 
fitted up with modern conveniences and appliances, nearer his 
residence. 



128 Stiles Genealogy. 

July 16, 1850, Mr. Stiles obtained letters-patent on a 
hay and stalk cutter, and for several years afterward he was 
busily engaged in the manufacture aud sale of that machine. 

He was an earnest supporter of the Cong, church in Mid- 
dleton, of which he became a member in 1832, and was a 
teacher in the Sabbath school in connection with it — when 
not its superintendent — for about 60 years. He held offices 
of trust in the gift of his fellow townsmen; holding the office 
of town treasurer eight years ; also serving on the board of 
selectmen, assessors and overseers of the poor. 

Mr. Stiles was appointed a justice of the peace in Dec, 
1887, by his excellency Gov. Oliver Ames. 

He was much interested in the history of old families, 
especially of his native place, and he wrote the history of 
Middleton, which was printed in the " History of Essex 
County," which was published in 1888. 

He gave much time to the investigation of family records, 
traditions and ancient documents relating to local history. He 
wrote an essay on " The Horse," which was printed in the 
" Transactions of Essex Co. Agricultural Society ; " and he 
was invited by several farmers' clubs to deliver before them 
his lecture on that subject. He was a regular correspondent 
of the Salem Mercury for many years, and an occasional con- 
tributor to other publications. 

He was a self-made man, enterprising and prompt in execu- 
tion. He was a public-spirited citizen, and it has been said of 
him that " he was always ready to spend time and money for 
the furtherance of any good work." 

He worked zealously in the anti-slavery cause, when it cost 
something to be anti-slavery man. 

The Dan vers Mirror, at the time of his death, said: "Mr. 
Stiles was in many ways a remarkable and notable man, and 
he was known generally in this section, and well throughout 
the State. He was of robust form, and pleasing manners, a 
good talker on almost any occasion, well informed, and a 
painstaking and accurate writer on local history, genealogy, 
agricultural matters and the horse." 

We quote the following from a long article in the Salem 
Mercury, after his death : " He was a good and faithful work- 
man, prudent, thrifty and saving, and soon became forehanded. 
He was a good type of the old-fashioned New England life and 




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Massachusetts Family. 129 

character. Like most men of marked individuality of char- 
acter, he had his peculiar traits, but behind all this was honesty 
of conviction, a good order of intelligence, and a controlling 
desire to lead a life of usefulness among men. If upon politi- 
cal or religious questions he was ever earnest and positive in 
the interchange of views with any of his townsmen or friends, 
no warmth of controversy ever left in him a feeling of bitter- 
ness toward any man. He was by nature kind of heart and 
genial in temperament." 

Mr. Stiles died while visiting in Sodus, N. Y. He left 
home Aug. 1, apparently in the best of health and spirits, 
took a sudden cold, and had an attack of congestion of the 
bowels (the same disease of which his father, bearing the same 
name, died just 26 years before), and in one short week 
his body was returned in a casket to his sorrowing family. 
The funeral services were conducted by Rev. H. J. Richard- 
son of Lincoln, but a native of Middleton, who had known 
the deceased from early life. Mr. Richardson spoke first of 
Mr. Stiles as a valued neighbor and kind friend, who always 
had sympathy for those who were in sickness or trouble, and 
was ever ready with kindly offices. He said : " This large as- 
sembly of the people of the town testifies to the general feeling 
that the community has sustained a great loss in the death of 
a citizen who for more than 50 years had the best interests of 
his fellow-citizens and the town at heart. * * * From the 
time of his uniting with the church to the day of his death he 
was always deeply interested in its welfare, and was active in 
church work and parish matters. * * * It is but seem- 
ingly a short time since this house was filled to pay the last 
tribute of respect to the faithful, gentle, self-distrustful woman 
who for more than half a century was the companion of our 
brother, who now has joined her, we trust, in the heavenly 
rest." 

Children (all born at Middleton) : 

504. I. Caroline Augusta 7 , b. Nov. 26, 1837 ; grad. Salem 

Normal School ; m. Samuel A. Fletcher (b. July 
13, 1836), Jan. 1, 1865 ; res. in Middleton. Issue : 

505. i. Lillian Perry 8 , b. Nov. 19, 1866. 

506. ii. Edith Louise 8 , b. Oct. 4, 1880. 

507. II. Emily Rebecca 7 , b. Mch. 17, 1840 ; m. Mark Mana- 

han (b. Aug. 27, 1835), of Deering, N. H., 
17 



130 Stiles Genealogy. 

Apr. 26, 1865 ; res. Lawrence, Mass.; a grocer ; 
in 1869-70, member of the common council ; 
1880, member board of overseers of the poor. 
Issue : 

508. i. Herbert Wellington 8 , b. Feb. 11, 1868; 

student in Harvard Med. School, 1890. 

509. ii. Elmer Gove 8 , b. Aug. 31, 1870 ; student at 

the Inst. Technologv, Boston. 

510. iii. Alice Stiles 8 , b. Mav 8, 1877. 

511. III. Mary Eliza 7 , b. Apr. 26, 1842 ; unm.; res. Middle- 

ton. 

512. IV. Clinton Ferry 7 , b. Aug. 25, 1851 ; m. Louisa E. 

Norris. Family 84 — 2. 

513. V. Abbie Delia 7 , b. Aug. 18, 1853; d. Aug. 26, 1873. 



Family 44. 

514. Farnham 6 Stiles [197] (David 5 , Ezekial 4 , Ebenezer 3 
Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Middleton, Mass., Nov. 
19, 1814 ; m. Apr. 27, 1836, Elizabeth P. Russell, b. May 13, 
1815 ; res. Middleton, Mass. 

Children : 

515. I. Levi 7 , b. Feb. 19, 1839 ; d. Feb. 22, same year. 

516. II. Edward Murray 7 , b. June 28, 1843 ; d. June 28, 

1843. 

517. III. Mary Lizzie 7 , b. June 28, 1843 ; m. Milton J. Em- 

erson, June 29, 1879 ; she d. Dec. 16, 1882. 

518. IY. Wallace F. 7 , b. May 20, 1846 ; d. June 1, same 

year. 

519. Y. Warren Franklin 7 , b. June 17, 1850; d. Nov. 12, 

1854. 



Family 45. 

520. Hiram Abbott 6 Stiles [199] (David 6 , Ezekiel 4 , Eben- 
ezer 3 Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in Middleton, Mass., 
May 10, 1822 ; m. (1) Emeline Russell of M., Aug. 1, 1841 ; 
she d. Mar. 4, 1858, se. 32 yrs. 9 mos. 22 days; m. (2) Mrs. 
Ruth Berry, Dec. 2, 1858. Mr. Stiles is a dealer in wood and 
coal at Lynn, Mass.; resides at Middleton, Mass. 



Massachusetts Family. 131 

Children (by 1st marriage) : 

521. I. Sumner B. 7 , b. Jan. 13, 1851 ; m. Hattie Goodwin. 

Family 84—3. 

522. II. Nelson K. 7 , b. May 23, 1853; m. May 4, 1886, 

Lucia G. Mclntire. Family 84—4. 

524. III. Ellen Maria 7 , b. Oct. 11, 1853 ; unm. 

525. TV. Osgood F. 7 , b. May 8, 1857 ; unm. ; is in business 

with his father and brother ; is a spiritual me- 
dium. 



Family 46. 

526. Silas 6 Stiles [207] (Joseph 5 Jr., Joseph 4 , Ebenezer 3 
Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in Vermont (probably in 
the town of Landgrove) ; m. Mrs. Elizabeth Shay (b. 1798) of 
New Jersey, in 1838 ; res. in Oswego, N. T. ; was by trade a 
carpenter; in religious belief a Baptist; he d. Meh. 10, 1879 ; 
his widow d. Sept, 4, 1883. 

Children : 

527. I. Charles Floyd 7 , b. June 15, 1825; m. Hannah 

Wilks. Family 85. 

528. II. Philip Griffin 7 , b. Dec. 24, 1826 ; m. Mary Burzee. 



Family 47. 

529. Alanson 6 Stiles [210] (Joseph 5 , Jr., Joseph 4 , Eben- 
ezer 3 Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Landgrove, Yt., 
Jan. 16, 1807 ; married Salome, dau. of Silas and Sally (Caul- 
kins) Benedict; she b. in N". T. State, July 22, 1813. They 
res. for many years at or near Mexico, N. Y., where he still 
lives with his son. His wife died July 26, 1884. 

Children : 

530. I. Martha Ann 7 , b. Apr. 7, 1833 ; m. Sept. 20, 1854; 
Levi Alonzo (b. Aug. 13, 1835), son of Hiram 
and 2d wife, Anna (Hungerford) Benedict, of 

Note. — In the 1st edition of the " Massachusetts Family of Stiles " 3 
children are credited to Silas and Elizabeth (Shay) Stiles — this is an error, 
Eliza Ann, who is mentioned as the 1st child, being Mrs. Stiles' dau. by 
her former marriage. 



132 Stiles Genealogy. 

Mexico, N. Y.; res. (1884) at Baldwiusville, 
Onondaga Co., N. Y. Issue : 

531. i. Eva Amelia 8 , b. Aug. 6, 1860. 

532. ii. Delbert Ellsworth 8 , b. Aug. 24, 1862. 

533. iii. George Herbert 8 , b. June 1, 1865. 

534. iv. Edward Eugene 8 , b. May 18, 1866. 

535. II. Silas A. 7 , b. Apr. 7, 1835 ; m. Emma Lee. Fam- 

ily 86. 

536. III. Alida 7 , b. July 29, 1848 ; d. Jan. 6, 1857. 

537. IV. Amelia 7 , b. Nov. 19, 1855; d. Julv 22, 1876. 



Family 48. 

538. Ebenezer 6 Stiles [225] (Ebenezer 5 , Joseph 4 , Eben- 
ezer 3 Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in Wilton, N. H., 
May 8, 1798, married Clarissa Edson, Dec. 11, 1826 ; removed 
many years ago to Iowa, lived at White Breast, Iowa. 

Children : 

539. I. Olive L. 7 , b. Nov. 2, 1827. 

540. II. Clarissa L. 7 , b. Mch. 7, 1829. 

541. III. Ebenezer C. 7 , b. June 16, 1831. 

542. 1Y. Harriet M. 7 , b. Nov. 24, 1836. 

543. Y. Sarah L. 7 , b. Feb. 11, 1844. 

544. YI. Elbridge W. 7 , b. Feb. 14, 1848. 

Family 49. 

545. Francis K. 6 Stiles [227] (Ebenezer 5 , Joseph 4 , Eben- 
ezer 3 Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Wilton, N. H., 
Sept. 19, 1802 ; married Martha Stone, Feb. 25, 1829. He 
was a farmer ; resided in Peru, Yt. ; was capt. of the militia ; 
was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, and served 
several terms as steward of the society in Peru. He was a 
devoted husband and a kind and affectionate father. He died 
Apr. 8, 1881 . His widow is still living with her son Samuel 
on the home farm at Peru . 

Children : 
546. I. Ellen 7 , b. Nov. 7, 1830; m. 1869, Stephen D. 
Simonds, a prosperous farmer ; res. in Gran- 
ville, Putnam county, 111.; nochildren. 



Massachusetts Family. 133 

547. II. Rosette 7 , b. Jan. 9, 1834 ; m. Apr. 25, 1861, Mer- 

rill Gr. Walker, a farmer; res. in Peru, Yt. 
He has filled numerous positions of trust ; is 
now constable. Issue : 

548. i. Frank 8 , b. June 9, 1862. 

549. ii. Nellie Rose 8 , b. Jan. 31, 1866. 

550. iii. Martha Alta 8 , b. Apr. 17, 1868. 

551. iv. Milton Albert 8 , b. Apr. 17, 1868. 

552. v. Ernest Goodell 8 , b. Jan. 9, 1876. 

553. III. Henry 7 , b. Jan. 2, 1836; m. Helen M. Ryder. 

Family 87. 

554. IV. Sarah 7 , b. Nov. 21, 1837; m. 1865, Alonzo Nourse, 

a lawyer ; res. at Grafton, Yt. Issue : 

555. i. Henry Joel 8 . 

556. ii. Addie Sarah 8 . 

557. Y. Samuel 7 , b. Feb. 9, 1840; m. (1) Sarah D. Conna- 

ble; (2) Hattie Connable. Family 88. 



Family 50. 

558. Aaron 6 Stiles [228] (Ebenezer 5 , Joseph 4 , Ebenezer 3 
Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Landgrove, Yt., June 10, 
1804 ; married Laura Irish ; res. at present (1884) at Norwood 
(formerly Potsdam Junction), N. Y. 

Children (one is not living) : 

559. I. Dorothy E. 7 

560. II. Laura Jane 7 , 



Family 51. 

561. Andrew 6 Stiles Jr. [2311 (Andrew 5 , Joseph 4 , Ebenezer 3 
Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 )/ was born at Nelson, N. H., Oct. 9, 
1792 ; m. Lydia Jewett (b. in Temple, N. H., Oct. 29, 1800), 
who died Jan. 1, 1873. They rem. from N. H. to Bethel, Me., 
where they lived for many years. He is living (Oct., 1884) at 
the age of 92 years, with his dau., Mrs. Semantha Douglass, 
at Lynn, Mass. Although his memory and hearing are some- 
what impaired, his health is excellent, never having been sick 
a day in his long life. His sisters, Mrs. Lydia Jewett and Mrs. 
Lois Jewett, are also living — one at the age of 90, the other 



134 Stiles Genealogy . 

88. _ [Mr. Stiles died in Lynn, Mass., Oct. 21, 1888, at the home 
of his dau., Mrs. Douglass, aged 96 years and 12 days.] 
Children : 

562. I. Alanson 7 , b. Sept. 20, 1819; m. Snsan Heath. 

Family 89. 

563. II. Melvina 7 , b. Nov. 14, 1821 ; d. Nov. 24, 1822. 

564. III. Lydia Melvina 7 , b. July 24, 1823 ; m. Clement S. 

Heath, bro. of Susan, wife of Alanson Stiles. 
She d. Jan. 7, 1873. Mr. H. is also dead ; no 
children. 

565. IV Amanda A. 7 , b. Dec. 8, 1825; m. Samuel B. Rob- 

ertson of Bethel, Me. She d. Nov. 14, 1S67, 
se. 42. Issue : 

Lydia A. 8 

James 8 . 

James 8 . 

George 8 . 

Andrew Channing 8 . 

Anson 8 . 

Oscar s . 

Lester 8 . 

liel 7 , b. Apr. 9, 1830 ; m . Mary Ann Heath. 
Family 90. 
575. VI. Semantha A. 7 , b. Mch. 29, 1832; m. Franklin J. 
Douglass of Lynn, Mass., about 1850 ; have res. 
in Lynn ever since, with the exception of a short 
time spent in Vermont. He d. 1880. Issue : 

Charles Henry 8 , b. Dec. 8, 1851. 

Franklin Pierce 8 , b. Feb. 7, 1853. 

Manly 8 , b. Sept. 24, 1855. 

Hattie E. 8 , b. Jan. 23, 1858; d. Jan. 30, 
1860. 

Eddie S. 8 , b. Oct. 17, 1868. 
l.\ b. Sept. 19, 1835 ; m. Jonah Heath (bro. 
to the wife of Nathaniel Stiles) ; live in Gilead, 
Issue : 

Jerome 8 ; res. Michigan. 

Ida 8 . 

Alma A. 8 

Nathaniel 8 ; dec'd. 

Archie B. 8 



566. 




i. 


567. 




ii. 


568. 




iii. 


569. 




iv. 


570. 




v. 


571. 




vi. 


572. 




vii. 


573. 




viii. 


574. 


v. : 


Nathai 



576. 


i. 


577. 


ii, 


578. 


iii. 


579. 


iv. 


580. 


v. 


581. VII. Ruth 




to t 




Me. 


582. 


i. 


583. 


ii. 


584. 


iii. 


585. 


iv. 


586. 


v. 



Massachusetts Family. 135 

587. VIII. Edna J. 7 , b. Oct. 5, 1837 ; res. with her sister, Mrs. 

Douglass, at Lynn, Mass. ; unm. 

588. IX. Mary F. 7 , b. Mch. 23, 1843 ; m. Lyman Merrill ; 

she died Jan. 14, 1863. Child : 

589. i. Fred. L. 8 , b. Dec., 1860; res. Portland, Me. 



Family 52. 

590. Henry 6 Stiles [254] (Andrew 5 , Joseph 4 , Ebenezer 3 Jr., 
Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Nelson, N. EL, Oct. 15,1815; 
m. Emeline P. Taylor, Dec. 17, 1840 ; live at Rochelle, 111. 

Children : 

591. I. George H. 7 , b. Jan. 26, 1842; d. at war. 

592. II. Albin 7 , b. May 24, 1845 ; m. ; has 5 

children. 

593. III. La Forrest 7 , b. June 7, 1849 ; m. : ; has 5 

children . 

594. IV. Emma 7 , b. May 8, 1852; d. 1875. 

595. V. Abbie 7 , b. Apr. 6, 1859. 



Family 53. 

596. DaYid B. 6 Stiles [259] (Andrew 5 , Joseph 4 , Ebenezer 3 
Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in Nelson, N. H., Feb. 5, 
1819 ; m. (1) Emily (dau. of Jeremiah Mason of Dublin [one 
account says Sullivan], N. H.), Sept. 22, 1841. He resided in 
Illinois for a long period, going there with his mother and sis- 
ter in 1837. He married (2) Mrs. Sarah Stryker; (3) Mrs. 
Frances A. Martin. They res. (1884) near Rochelle, 111. Mr. 
Stiles d. at Rochelle, Feb. 7, 1886, of typhoid pneumonia. 

Children : 

597. I. Adra A. 7 , b. Feb. 22, 1844; m. May 18, 1867, 

Justin Levi, son of Cyrus Crary and Chastina 
Blynn (Thornton) Spalding, a lawyer of Bloom- 
ington, 111. They res. (1884) at Huron, Dakota 
Ter. Issue : 

598. i. Dau. 8 

599. II. Mason 7 ., d. 

600. III. Ella 7 , b. ; d. 



136 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 54. 

601. Abram 6 Stiles, Jr. [261] (Abram 5 , Joseph 4 , Ebenezer 3 
Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born Oct. 27, 1802, at Nelson, 
JS\ H. ; perhaps or possibly at Gilsum, N. H. ; married Mary 
G. Towns, Mch. 28, 1832; was living at Keene, N. H., some 
years ago ; now dec'd. 

Child : 
602. I. Mary Miranda 7 , b. July 28, 1833 ; m. Sept. 3, 1856, 
O. H. Uillett, formerly of Chicopee, Mass., after- 
ward of Keene. 



Family 55. 

603. Richard Stoddard 6 Stiles [265] (Abram 5 , Joseph 4 , 
Ebenezer 3 , Jr., Ebenezer 2 Robert 1 ), was born at Keene, !N\ H., 
Aug. 15, 1811; married Sarah Stilson, Dec. 10, 1846. Mr. 
Stiles rem. from Keene in the spring of 1837 to Rockford, 111., 
and settled on the farm which he has occupied ever since. 

Children (all living near Rockford, 111.) : 

604. I. John Abram 7 , b. Aug. 10, 1851 ; m. Ella J. Hall. 

Family 91. 

605. II. Lucy Amelia 7 , b. Aug. 19, 1853. 

606. III. Richard Lawson 7 , b. Apr. 10, 1856 ; farmer. 

607. I Y. Luther Amasa 7 , b. Aug. 17, 1858 ; m. Clara L. Cole. 

Family 92. 

608. Y. Amos Dervill 7 , b. June 17, 1861 ; farmer. 



Family 56. 

609. Gardner 6 Stiles [268] (Abram 5 , Joseph 4 , Ebenezer 3 
Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Keene, N. EL, Aug. 31, 
1819; married (1) Mary A. Woodcock, May, 1844; m. (2) 
Elsina Rowley, Feb. 11, 1859 ; resided at Rockford, 111. He 
d. Dec. 22, 1865. 

Children (by 1st marriage) : 

610. I. Richard Addison 7 , b. June, 1845 ; m. Mandana 

Douglass. Family 93. 

611. II. William Gardner 7 , b. Dec. 30, 1847; m. Mary 

Harbaugh. Family 94. 



Massachusetts Family. 137 

612. III. Flora Elizabeth 7 , b. Jan. 31, 1850; ra. (1) James 

Thompson ; (2) Mayo Crookson ; res. (1885) at 
Knox Corners, Waldo county, Me. Issue (by 
1st marriage) : 

613. i. Gardner Forest 8 (Thompson), b. Nov., 1877. 

614. IV. Sarah Maria 7 , b. Feb. 19, 1852 ; m. Noah Slife ; 

res. in Martello, Iowa; no children. 

615. Y. Frederick 7 , b. Dec. 15, 1857. 
Children (by 2d marriage) : 

616. VI. Mary Celestia 7 , b. Jan. 3, 1860. 

617. VII. Benjamin Franklin 7 , b. Nov., 1861 ; m. Emma 

South wick. Family 95. 

618. VIII. Lewis Almond 7 , b. June 20, 1864. 



Family 57. 

619. Asa 6 Stiles [270] (Asa 5 , Jr., Asa 4 , Ebenezer 3 Jr., Eben- 
ezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in Wilton, N . H., Apr. 27, 1794 ; 
married (1) Folly Tapley (b. Aug. 12, 1792) Dec. 2, 1819, 
who d. at Wilton, Nov. 15, 1857, se. 65 ; m. (2) Mrs. Lucinda 
B. Holt, who d. Feb. 28, 1868, 83. 68; m. (3) Mrs. Betsey 
Farwell. He res. at Wilton, and died Oct. 2, 1874, se. 80. 

Children (by 1st marriage) : 

620. I. Joseph Warren 7 , b. Dec. 9, 1821 ; m. Nancy Gray, 

Nov. 27, 1860. He is a merchant at Wilton, and 
owns and occupies the place which was purchased 
by his great-grandfather, Asa Stiles, of the origi- 
nal proprietor, George Jaffrey, of Portsmouth, 
N. H. He has no children. 

621. II. Henry 7 , b. May 31, 1823; m. Rachel A. Giddings. 

Family 96. 

622. III. Mary Ann 7 , b. Feb. 12, 1826 ; m. Herman Hop- 

kins, a miller ; res. at Wilton ; no children . 

623. IV. David Tapley 7 , b. Dec. 8, 1827 ; m. Laura Capron. 

Family 97. 

624. V. Rebecca Jane 7 , b. June 19, 1831 ; d. Oct. 25, 1834. 

625. VI. Harriet Elizabeth 7 , b. Nov. 13, 1834 ; m. Nov. 20, 

1856, Moses M. Balch, a miller, of Weare, N. 
H. Issue : 

626. i. Anna J. 8 , b. in Weare, Oct. 11, 1858. 
18 



138 Stiles Genealogy. 

627. ii. Ella M. 8 , b. in Temple, N. H., July 3, 1862 ; 

m. Jan. 24, 1883, Albert Walker of New 
Ipswich ; res. at N. I. 

628. iii. Abbie L. 8 , b. in Temple, N. H., Feb. 1, 

1870. 



Family 58. 

629. Timothy 6 Stiles [277] (Ebenezer 8 , Asa 4 , Ebenezer 8 
Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in Temple, N. H., 1797; m. 
Nancy Parkman of New Bedford, Mass. He served in the 
War of 1812. 

Child: 
630. I. James P. 7 ; was living (in 1857) near New Bedford ; 
was over 30 yrs. of age at that time. 

Family 59. 

631. Willard 6 Stiles [279] (Ebenezer 5 , Asa 4 , Ebenezer 3 Jr., 
Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Temple, N. H., 1806 ; m. 
Eliza Gould ; was living (1881) at Milford, N. H. 

Children : 

632. I. Adeline 7 . 

633. II. Mary 7 . 

634. III. Frank 7 . 

Family 60. 

635. David 6 Stiles, Jr. [284] (Esq. David 5 , Asa 4 , Ebenezer 3 
Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Temple, N. H., Feb. 11, 
1811 ; m. Maria Goodrich in 1839 ; settled at Mount Yernon, 
N. H. He was killed by a railroad train at Lyndeboro, N. H., 
Jan. 1, 1881. His widow resided at Mount Yernon, where she 
d. Dec. 31, 1884. 

Children : 

636. I. David A. 7 , b. June 24, 1849 ; m. Eugelia Brooks. 

Family 98. 

637. II. Maria E. 7 , b. May 11, 1851 ; d. Apr. 5, 1868. 

638. III. Lucie S. 7 , b. Mc'h. 28, 1854 ; res. with her mother 

at Mount Yernon, most of the time, for the last 
15 years. 



Massachusetts Family. 139 



Family 61. 

639. Elbridge 6 Stiles [293] (John 5 , John 4 , Ebenezer 3 Jr., 
Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Middleton, Mass., Nov. 25, 

1806 ; m. Harriet ; res. at Middleton, and died there Apr. 

25, 1872. 

Children (from Middleton Records) : 

640. I. Harriet Amanda 7 , b. Mch. 15, 1834; m. Oct. 11, 

1849 (at the age of 15 yrs.), Perley W. Richard- 
' son (b. Feb. 26. 1826). of Middleton ; both dec'd. 

641. II. Elbridge Alden 7 , b. Dec.' 13, 1835 ; d. Apr. 17, 1837. 

642. III. Elbridge Alden 7 , b. Feb. 15, 1837; d. Aug. 24, 1875 * 

643. IY. Mary Ellen 7 , b. Sept. 5, 1840 ; m. Solomon Richard- 

son, July 2, 1856. 

644. V. John 7 , b. Oct. 4, 1846 ; d. July 4, 1857. 

645. YI. George Stevens 7 , b. Jan. 7, 1850 ; d. . 

Family 62. 

646. Orville C. 9 Stiles [340] (Samuel 6 , Hezekiah 4 , Heze- 
kiah s , Ebenezer 3 , Robert 1 ), was born in Stafford, Conn., Jan. 
12, 1817; m. May 1, 1842, or Jan. 1, 1844, Martha E. (b. Jan. 
12, 1822), dau. of Jacob and Patty (Clark) Priest, of Gardner, 
Mass. ; res. for a short time at Fitzwilliam, N. H., from which 
place they removed to Fitchburg, Mass., where he d. July 

30, 1862; his widow m. (2d) David Barker, (3d) 

Holt; res. at present at Sioux City, la. [For pedigree of Mrs. 
Holt see Family of Levi* (Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), of this 
work, p. .] 

Children : 

647. I. Charles J. 7 , b. July 7, 1846; d. June 7, 1856. 

648. II. Mary 7 , b. June 28, 1852; d. Feb. 12, 1853. 



Family 63. 

649. Joseph Peabody" Stiles [346] (Daniel 5 , Daniel 4 , Dan- 
iel 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Middleton, Mass., Jan. 1, 

* Elbridge A. Stiles, se. 23, Middleton, Mass., enlisted in Co. C, 17th 
Regt. Mass. Infy. (3 yrs.); mustered July 22, 1861; discharged for disability 
Sept. 12, 1862 {Record of Mass. Vols. 1861-1865, vol. 2, p. 258). 



140 Stiles Genealogy. 

1801; m. March 23, 1830, Clarissa (b. Jan. 30, 1794), dau. of 
Asa and Ruth (Mclntire) Stickney, of Danvers, Mass. He is 
a stone mason by occupation; is living (1884) at Topsiield, 
Mass. Mrs. Clarissa (Sticknev) Stiles d. in Salem, Mass., June 
13, 1865. Mr. Stiles d. at Lowell, Mass., June 19, 1885, se. 84 
years. 

Children : 

650. I. Clarissa Ann 7 , b. May 10. 1832; d. June 7, 1837. 

651. II. Charles Hubbard 7 , b. Nov. 26, 1834; d. Aug. 25, 

1838. 

652. III. Nancy Jane 7 , b. March 25, 1837; d. Sept. 7, 1837. 



Family 64. 

653. Jesse 6 Stiles [347] (Daniel 6 , Daniel 4 , Daniel 3 , Ebene- 
zer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Middleton, June 12, 1804; m. Aug. 9, 
1825, Arethusa Perkins, of Middleton, who died Feb. 15, 1861. 
He was for many years (25 to 30) overseer in one of the large 
factories in Lowell, Mass., where he sustained an excellent rep- 
utation. Sometime during the month of Jane, 1S62, at the 
time the mills of the Tremont Corporation, Lowell, were being 
rebuilt, he was struck by a falling beam and instantly killed. 

An account of the 4:0th Anniversary of the John St. Cong. 
Ch., Lowell, Mass. (May, 1879), mentions (p. 12), "Je&se 
Stiles ever faithful, ever active, conscientious, true," as among 
the names which were " a factor" in the history of the church; 
also (p. 35), he is mentioned as one of the teachers present at 
the first session (first Sunday in April, 1839) of the Sabbath- 
school of that church. 

Children : 

654. I. Jane Arethusa 7 , b. Reading, Mass., Nov. 6, 1826; 

m. Nov. 10, 1848, William T. McNeill (b. in 
Antrim, N. H.); res. in Lowell, Mass., until 
1863, when they rem. to Worcester, Mass., 
where Mr. McN. held a responsible position 
with the Washburn & Moen Wire Works Com- 
pany until his death, March 25, 1881. Mrs. Mc- 
Neill died Oct. 30, 1881. Issue: 

655. i. Fannie A. 8 , b. March 30, 1852; d. Sept. 8, 

1882. 



Massachusetts Family. 141 

656. ii. Jennie M. 8 , ree. with her father's relatives 

in Michigan. 

657. II. Mary Elizabeth 7 , b. Boxford, Mass., May 11, 1828; 

m. July 26, 1856, Samuel Taylor, of Brent- 
wood N. H. — formerly a school teacher, at pres- 
ent a farmer. 

658. III. Harriet Maria 7 , b. at Lowell, Mass., Jan. 9, 1831; 

d. Aug. 28, same year. 

659. IY. Harriet Maria 7 , b. at Lowell, Mass., Aug. 15, 1833; 

m. Chas. P. Palmer, of Brownfield, Me. Mr. 
Palmer entered the Union army at the breaking 
out of the Rebellion, remaining until the close 
of the war. He afterward joined the regular 
TJ. S. service, and is supposed to have been 
killed on the western frontier, as he has not been 
heard from for many years. Issue : 

660. i. Charles J. S.' 8 , b. Nov. 26, 1857; was 

drowned June 15, 1875, while bathing in 
. the Merrimac river, " a lovely boy of sunny 
disposition and noble, manly qualities, a 
general favorite." 

661. V. Catharine Amanda 7 , b. at L. Apr. 20, 1835; d. at 

L. May 16, 1835. 

662. VI. Caroline Augusta 7 , b. at L. Apr. 20, 1835; m. Sept. 

29, 1855, Charles F. Kenison, of Effingham, 
N. H. Mr. K. was for a number of years con- 
nected with the mills in Lowell, but afterward 
learned the carpenter's trade, which he still fol- 
lows; has resided in "Worcester, Mass., since 
1876 ; no children. 



Family 65. 

663. Dean 6 Stiles [350] (Daniel 5 , Daniel 4 , Daniel 3 , Eben- 
ezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Middleton, Mass., July 3, 1811; 
m. (1) May 15, 1835, Rebecca H. Dennett, who died May 16, 
1838, se. 23; (2) Mary Ann Gray, Apr. 3, 1840, who died at 
Salem, Mass., Jan. 22, 1874, of paralysis. Mrs. Stiles was 
highly esteemed for her many virtues and kindness of heart, 
not alone by her immediate circle of friends but by those even 
who knew her but slightly. " Mr. Stiles in 1884 was still ac- 



142 Stiles Genealogy. 

tive, working at his trade (carpenter) every day." [Letter of 
his son, G. P. Stiles, of Salem, Mass.) March, 1839, D. 
Stiles was one of the two trustees of Salem Singing Society . 
Dean Stiles was one of committee of Mozart Association, 
1840-2 (from Essex Inst. Hist. Colls., vol. 23, pp. 113-5). 
Mr. Dean Stiles died Mch. 30, 1890. 
Children (by 1st wife) : 

664. I. Charles Dean 7 , b. Apr. 10, 1836; m. Sarah Libby. 

Family 99. 

665. II. Rebecca Ann 7 , b. Dec. 15, 1837; d. June 11, 1838. 
Children (by 2d wife) : 

666. III. Henrv A. 7 , b. July 13, 1841 ; d. same month. 

667. IY. Mary L. 7 , b. May 23, 1842 ; d. same month. 

668. V. Edward A. 7 , b. May 11, 1844; d. June 21, 1849. 

669. VI. George Peabody 7 , b. Sept. 21, 1846; m. Sarah 

Frances Moul ton. Family 100. 

670. VII. Mary Helen 7 , b. July 11, 1849 ; resided with her 

father; unm. 

671. VIII. Adelaide C. 7 , b. June 18, 1852; d. Apr. 3, 1855. 



Family 66. 

672. Elijah 6 Stiles [354] (Elijah 5 , Daniel 4 , Daniel 3 , Eben- 
ezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Middleton, Mass., Nov. 14, 1808 ; 
m. (when of Andover, Mass.) Mary Emeline Runnels (b. in 
Boxford), Nov. 1 1, 1829. He was a shoemaker ; res. in Box- 
ford ; he died in West Boxford " of old age," Sept. 24, 1883. 
Mrs. Stiles still survives. 

Children (all b. in Boxford) : 

673. I. Charles Franklin 7 , b. July 14, 1832 ; m. Oct. 31, 

1854, Susan Towne (his 2d cousin), of Andover, 
Mass. He is a shoe manufacturer of S. Grove- 
land, Mass. ; lives on the old homestead at W- 
Boxf ord . 

674. II. Henry Leverett 7 , b. Dec. 2, 1833; d. Sept. 27, 

1840. 

675. III. Julia Jennette 7 , b. May 14, 1845 ; m. Aug. 28, 

1869 (one account says, but another gives 1862), 
George Stan wood Dodge of Boxford, son of 
Robert and Betsey Dodge of Newburyport, 



Massachusetts Family. 143 

Mass., where he was born in 1837. He was the 
first man who went from Boxford to the late 
Civil War; he enlisted in 1861, as a 3 months' 
man, afterward for 3 years or the war, in 35th 
Kegt. Mass. Yols. ; res. at Bradford, Mass. 
676. IY. Henry Everett Merrill 7 , b. Aug. 20, 1852. 



Family 67. 

677. William Allen 6 Stiles [355] (Elijah 5 , Daniel 4 , Daniel 3 , 
Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Middleton, Mass., May 15, 
1810; m. Eliza Town of N. Andover, Mass., Feb. 28, i837; 
res. in Andover (1884). 

Children : 
678. I. Martha Ann 7 , b. June 8, 1838. 

««n m g arolil ^ Elizab 7 e f 7 ' i b. May 23, 1841. 

680. III. Henry Warren 7 ,* \ J ' 

681. IY. Daniel Perley 7 , b. Mch. 4, 1850. 



Family 68. 

682. Israel 6 Stiles [359] (Elijah 5 , Daniel 4 , Daniel 3 , Eben- 
ezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in Middleton, Mass., July 14, 1815; 
m. Apr. 24, 1838, Catherine Runnels of Boxford (b. Mch. 27, 
1814), sister of the wife of his brother Elijah. (Reynolds Ge- 
nealogy gives the date of this marriage as Apr. 23, 1837.) 
He died at Woburn, Mass., July 2, 1852. 

Children (from Reynolds Genealogy) : 

683. I. Everett 7 , b. Feb. 23, 1845 ; d. in Woburn, Sept. 23, 

1850. 

684. II. Caroline Thompson 7 , b. July 1, 1852. 



Family 69. 

685. Daniel 6 Stiles [361] (Elijah 5 , Daniel 4 , Daniel 3 , Ebenezer 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was born at Boxford, Mass., Nov. 5, 1821 ; m. Mar- 
garet Jane Gilchrist, Nov. 28, 1852; res. at Andover, Mass. 

* Henry W. Stiles served from Sept. 9, 1861, to Oct. 1, 1862, in 2d Co. 
Sharpshooters {Record of Mass. Vols., vol. 2, p. 976). 



144 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children : 

686. I. Frank Louis 7 , b. Aug. 7, 1854. 

687. II. William 7 , b. May 8, 1856. 



Family 70. 

688. James 6 Stiles [381} (George 6 , Caleb 4 Jr., Caleb 8 , 
Ebenezer 8 , Robert 1 ), stated (on applying for a pension for ser- 
vice in the war, 1812) April, 1871, that he was then 78 years 
of age, showing that he was born about 1793. He was thrice 
married, (1) ; (2) Anna Buzzell ; (3) Mrs. Polly (Dag- 
gett) Kinnicut at Eagle, Alleghany Co., N. T., Feb. 19, 1836. 
[This is the date we find in the copy of Mr. Stiles' affidavit 
(given at the time of applying for a pension) received from the 
pension office at Washington, D. C] [Mrs. Polly (Kinnicut) 
Stiles had by her previous marriage two sons, named Horace 
and Orson Kinnicut; the latter died]. Mr. Stiles removed from 
Danville, Vt. (where he was probably born), to the State of 
New York, where he lived for several years previous to 1841, 
when he removed to Michigan, residing for the most part until 
the time of his death in Greenbush, Clinton county. He died 
October 10, 1871. He received a pension, which was continued 
to his widow, who died November 17, 1879, aged 67 years. 

Children (by 2d marriage; none by 1st marriage): 

689. I. Ora 7 , res. at Muir, Ionia Co., Mich.; now (1885), 

dec'd, left children, one of whom, Mrs. Anna 
Haynes, res. at Sheridan, Mich. 

690. II. Eben 7 , dec'd, left children, one of whom, Yelma 

Bishop, res. at Banister, Gratiot Co., Mich. 

691. III. James Monroe 7 , b. Oct. 20, 1824; m. Mrs. Harriet 

Kinnicut. Family 101. 

692. IV. Lucy Ann 7 , not living. 
Children (by 3d marriage) : 

693r V. Harriet M. 7 , b. Dec. 22, 1834 (this date is given by 
herself); m. (1) John Evered, a farmer, abt. 1851; 
(2) Joseph Shaw, a farmer (b. Mch. 10, 1824), 
Sept. 13, 1863. They res. (1885) at Greenbush, 
Clinton Co.; P. C. add., Eureka, same county. 
Issue (by 1st marriage) : 

694. i. Zoa 8 (Evered), b. July 15, 1851 ; d. May, 

1868. 



Massachusetts Family. 145 

695. ii. Delia 8 (Evered) b. Mcli. 1, 1859 ; m. John 

Shaw, a farmer of Greenbush, Mich. 
Issue (by 2d marriage) : 

696. iii. Amanda 8 (Shaw), b. Apr., 1865 ; m. Zenas 

Estes, a carpenter of St. John, Mich. 

697. iv. Harriet 8 (Shaw), b. Aug., 1867 ; m. George 

Wagner, a mason of Greenbush, Mich. 

698. v. Carrie 8 (Shaw), b. Mch., 1869. 

699. vi. Edith 8 (Shaw), b. Mch., 1871. 

700. vii. Mertie 8 (Shaw), b. May, 1873. 

701. viii. Mary 8 (Shaw), b. May, 1876. 

702. VI. George W. v , b. Nov. 17, 1836; m. Cornelia Fox. 

Family 102. 

703. VII. Lois T , dec'd. 

704. VIII. Warren Moses', b. Nov. 3, 1845 ; d. on his 19th 

birthday (Nov. 3, 1864) at the Asylum Hospital, 
Chattanooga, Tenn., after serving one year in 
in the 10th Eegt. Mich. Cavalry. 



Family 71. 

705. Ephraim 6 Stiles [382] (George 5 , Caleb 4 Jr., Caleb 3 , 
Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Danville, Vt., Aug. 3, 1794; 
m. (1) Mary Woodman, of Barton, Vt.; (2) at Jericho, Vt., 
Oct. 22, 1828, Jerusha, dau. of Samuel and Thankful (Meigs) 
French, of Jericho. Mr. Stiles was in the War of 1812, for 
which service Mrs. Stiles received a land warrant. They re- 
sided at Jericho, and there he died June 14, 1841, leaving an 
estate valued (according to the Probate Records, vol. 24, Bur- 
lington, Vt.;, at $569.91. Mrs. Jerusha Stiles died at Jericho, 
July 5, 1880. 

Children (by 1 st marriage) : 

706. I. Mary Ann 7 , b. June 23, 1819; m. at Jericho, Vt., 

Apr. 4, 1844, Henry J. Benliam. of Jericho, 
Vt. (b. Aug. 22, 1819) ; they rem. to Fort At- 
kinson, Wis., where she died Nov. 12, 1881, and 
where Mr. B. still (1885) remains. Issue : 

707. i. Melissa C. 8 , b. Jan. 17, 1845; m. Oct. 15, 

1857, W. O. D. Reilly, at Wantona, Wis.; 
child: Edmund B. 9 (Reilly), b. Aug. 26, 
19 



146 Stiles Genealogy. 

1870. Mrs. Melissa C. (Benham) Reilly, 
d. Aug. 31, 1870, at Koshkonong, Wis. 

708. ii. Allen B. 8 , b. Apr. 2, 1847; m. Mary E. Tru- 

fant, Aug. 19, 1869, at Wantona, Wis. 

709. II. Sarah 7 , m. 1841, Allen Balch; both dec'd. Issue: 

710. i. Mary W. 8 , b. Apr. 16, 1845; d. se. 5 yrs. 

5 mos. 

711. ii. John W. 8 , b. Nov. 28, 1851. 

Children (by 2d marriage, all born at Jericho, Yt.) : 

712. III. George Meigs 7 , b. Apr. 22, 1830; m. Olive Field 

and Myra 8. Terrill. Family 103. 

713. IY. Adin French 7 , b. Aug. 30, 1832; res. (1885) at 

Jacksonville, Fla. 

714. Y. Adoniram Judson 7 , b. Mch. 18, 1836; d. at Middle- 

bury, Yt., May 10, 1879. 

715. YI. Osman Castle 7 , b. Feb. 4, 1839; d. Jan. 21, 1853, 

ee. 14 yrs. 

Family 72. 

716. Moses 6 Stiles [383] (George 5 , Caleb 4 Jr., Caleb 3 , Eben- 
ezer 2 , Eobert 1 ), was born in Danville, Yt., probably about 1796; 
m. (1) Almira Starbird, who died Apr. 6, 1826; m. (2) Sarah 
Cloudman, of Gorham, Me., who died Mch. 10, 1859, se. 59. 
He went from Yermont to Saccarappa, Me., when quite young. 
He learned the trade of carpenter, and worked at all kinds of 
woodwork. In 1838 he was chosen Representative to the Leg- 
islature of Maine; was re-elected the following year. He died 
of consumption, Nov. 14, 1861, se. 61 yrs. (Records furnished 
by his daughter, Mrs. Colesworthy.) 

Children (by 1st wile) : 

717. I. Moses 7 , b. Jan. 24, 1824; m. (1) Ellen Bracket, 

who d. Mch., 1880; m. (2) Emma Ward, Oct. 
1882; he served 3 years in the 17th Regt. Maine 
Yols. in the late war; no children. 
Children (by 2d wife) : 

718. II. Moses 7 , Jr., b. Oct, 8, 1827; m. Eliza A. Eastman. 

Family 104. 

719. III. Almira H. 7 , b. Nov. 11, 1828. 

720. IY. Sarah F. 7 , b. 1831; d. young. 



Massachusetts Family. 147 

721. V Eliza A. 7 , b. 1833; d. young. 

722. VI. Frances A. 7 , b. Feb. 24, 1835; res. in Deering, 

Me.; unm. 

723. VII. Alfreda Lucinda 7 , b. Jan. 15, 1839; m. Dec. 25, 

1866, Joseph C. Colesworthy, a retail grocer of 
Portland, Me. ; (1884) res. at Deering, Me.; no 
issue. 



Family 73. 

724. Nathaniel Towusend 6 Stiles [385] (George 5 , Caleb 4 
Jr., Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born Aug. 5, 1798, at 
Danville, Vt., probably ; m. Sally Wright (b. June 3, 1800), 
Mch. 22, 1821. 

Children : 

725. I. Lovella 7 , b. 1824 ; m. 1843, Frank Woodworth ; 

res. (1885) at Burlington, Vt., where Mr. W. is 
a merchant. Issue : 

726. i. Hattie 8 . 

727. II. George Quincy 7 ; ra. Ellen Cameron at Lawrence, 

Mass., May 1, 1857. 

728. III. Dennis Wright 7 , dec'd. 

729. IV. Henry Waldo 7 ; m. . 



Family 74. 

730. Benjamin 6 Stiles [399J (George 5 , Caleb 4 Jr., Caleb 3 , 

Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born Jan. 1, 1806, in , Vt.; m. 

Betsey Hacket (b. June 13, 1804), Sept. 3, 1827. 

Mr. Stiles had rare musical talent and a tenor voice unsur- 
passed for depth and clearness. These gifts have been trans- 
mitted to his descendants, his children and most of his grand- 
children being endowed with musical powers of a high order, 
which furnish an elevating pastime and lend an unspeakable 
charm to domestic life. 

He lived at , Mich., and there died of paralysis, Nov. 

27, 1875. 

Children : 
731. I. L. Wright 7 , b. June 13, 1828 ; m. Mary S. Rich- 

mond. Family 105. 



148 IStiles Genealogy. 

732. II. Leroy R. 7 , b. Apr. 10, 1830; m. Harriet Borden. 

Family 106. 

733. III. Charles ().', b. Sept. 18, 1833; m. Elvira A. 

Johnson at Lansing, Mich., Oct. 24, 1875; no 
children. 

734. IY. Henrietta 7 , b. Nov. 16, 1837 ; m. L. D. Kinch, 

Jan. 28, 1857. Issue: 

735. i. Louie 8 , b. Jan. 3, 1858. 

736. ii. Leda 8 , b. Apr. 25, 1859. 

737. Y. Nancy M. 7 b. Mch. 30, 1841 ; m. E. R. Curran, 

Mch. 17, 1861. Issue : 

738. i. Ernest B. 8 , b. Nov. 7, 1863. " Earnest by 

nature as well as by name, being deter- 
mined to possess an education, he walked 
three miles daily to the Cedar Springs 
(Mich.) High School, where he grad. at 
the age of 17. By teaching winters and 
studying summers, he became a practical 
druggist and pharmacist before reaching 
his majority ; filling a responsible position 
in the establishment of Peck Bros., drug- 
gists, at Grand Rapids, Mich." 

739. ii. Clifford S. 8 , b. Eeb. 18, 1868. 

740. iii. Nettie P. 8 , b. Nov. 9, 1877. 



Family 75. 

741. John 6 Stiles [413] (Samuel 5 , Caleb 4 Jr., _ Caleb 3 , 
Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born 1792, probably in Danville, Yt. 
He went to Saccarappa, Me. about 1812; married July, 1824, 
Hannah Freeman of Saccarappa, who was born at that place in 
1808. She died Apr., 1864. He died Mch., 1866. 

Children : 

742. I. May Annie 7 , d. in infancy. 

743. II. John Pierce 7 , d. in infancy. 

744. III. Edwin Charles 7 , m. Martha Leavitt of Windham, 

Me. He d. 1865. His wid. ra. (2) Melville 
Cyphers ; res. at Battle Creek, Mich. 

745. IY. Merritt W. 7 , b. 1836 ; m; Annie M. Quincy. Fam- 

ily 107. 



Massachusetts Family. 149 

746 V. Eliza Foster 7 , ra. Andrew Smith of Windham, 
Me.; res. (1884) in Cumberland, Me. 

747. VI. Ljdia Freeman 7 , m. "William E. Brown of Conn. 

She d. at Lawrence, Mass., Aug., 1883. 

748. VII. Susan P. 7 , m. J. Mills Parker of Scarborough, 

Me.; res. in Portland, Me. 

749. VIII. Mary Ellen 7 , d. in Saccarappa, Me., June, 1882; 

unm. 



Family 76. 

750. Samuel 6 Stiles, Jr. [431] (Samuel 5 , Caleb 4 Jr., Caleb 3 , 
Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in Vermont, probably at Dan- 
ville; married Clarissa Cheney of Danville, where they after- 
ward resided ; he was a farmer. 

Children : 

751. I. Horace 7 . 

752. II. Silas WV, b. Sept. 26, 1827; m. Laura Shattuck. 

Family 108. 

753. III. Franklin 7 . 

754. IV. Benjamin 7 . 

Franklin and Benjamin Stiles enlisted for 
three years in the 6th Regt. Vermont Vols., 
during the war of the Rebellion, and both 
died soon after reaching the seat of war. 

755. V. Miranda 7 , m. (1) Ichabod E. Hunt ; (2) as 2d wife 

Jan. 1, 1855, Benjamin (b. Aug. 4, 1816) son 
of Daniel and Mercy (Huntoon) Chandler of 
Hard wick, Vt. 
Child (by 1st marriage) : 

756. i. Rosella M. 8 (Hunt), b. Dec. 9, 1847, at Al- 

bany, Vt. 

757. VI. Jennie 7 . 

758. VII. Emily F. 7 , b. in Danville, Vt., Dec. 26, 1832; m. 

Sumner (son of Daniel) Chandler. Issue : 

759. i. George Henry 8 , b. at Hardwick, Vt., June 

23, 1854. 

760. ii. Frank Sumner 8 , b. Feb. 3, 1856. 

761. iii. Inez Edwinia 8 , b. July 28, 1860. 

762. VIII. Clarissa 7 . 



150 Stiles Genealogy. 

763. IX. Florinda 7 , m. Mch. 15, 1851, Alonzo (b. July 2, 

1818), son of John and Submit (Chandler) Heath 
of Wheelock, Vt. 

764. X. Mary Ann 7 . 



Family 77. 

765. Nathaniel 6 Stiles [440] (Samuel 5 , Caleb 4 Jr., Caleb 3 , 
Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in Yermont, probably at Dan- 
ville; m. Abigail Tice, of Danville. 

Children (they had 5 daughters, of whom only one, Mrs. 
I. H. P. Rowell, of Montpelier, Yt., is now [1887] living) : 

766. I. Abby Jane 7 , m. and settled in Albany, Yt. 

767. II. Harvey N. 7 , m. C. E. . Familyl09. 

768. III. Freeman 7 , was a sea captain; settled in Irasburgh, 

Yt.; not living. 

769. IY. Amelia 7 . 

770. Y. Myron F. 7 ; served 3 years or more in the late war; 

grad. Boston Univers. Phys., Northfield, Yt., 
1878; Boston, Mass., 1888; is married; has dau. 
named Jessie. 

771. YI. William B. 7 ; served 3 years in the late war; farmer. 

772. YII. James L. 7 ; mechanic ; served 3 years in the late 

war ; res. Stowe, Yt. 

773. VIII. Elmer L. 7 , b. May 13, 1847; m. Julia Braley and 

Lydia A. Smith. Family 110. 

774. IX. Charles W. 7 , b. May 18, 1850; m. Mary E. Bacon. 

Family 111. 

775. X. Pliny M". 7 ; mechanic. 



Family 78. 

776. Calvin 6 Stiles [449] (Samuel 5 , Caleb 4 Jr., Caleb 3 , Eben- 
ezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in Vermont (doubtless in Danville); 
m. (1) Roxy Cheney, of Danville, who died at Plattsburgh, 
X. Y., Feb. 2, 1852, se. 42 yrs; m. (2) Lucy Hays. One ac- 
count says he was a clergyman at Beekmantown, 1ST. Y.; an- 
other says that he lived at Plattsburgh, N. Y., and died there 
in 1871, se. 62 years. 



Massachusetts Family. 151 

Children (by 1st marriage [partly from a record obtained 
by Mr. Hiram A. Clark, of West Chazy, N. Y., and partly 
from a relative in Vermont]) : 

777. I. Stedman T. 7 , m. Fanny Matoon. Family 112. 

778. II. William Riley 7 ; dec'd. 

779. III. Esther 7 . 

780. IV. Margaretta 7 , m. Lewis Beach; res. (1886) Ravens- 

wood, 111.; 7 children. 

781. V. Alfred 7 , res. Brnshton, N. Y. 

782. YI. Delia 7 , m. James Everton; res. (1886) Plainfield, 

111. 

783. VII. George 7 . 

784. VIII. Rose 7 , m. Mr. Buckman, of Chazy, N. Y.; res. 

(1886) San Francisco, Cal. 

785. IX. Hannah 7 . 

Children (by 2d marriage) : 

786. X. Julia 7 , res. (1886) in Ellwood, 111.; unm. 

787. XI. Louisa 7 , m. Mr. Ingle; res. (1886) at Ellwood, 111. 

788. XII. Mattie 7 . 



Family 79. 

789. William Riley 6 Stiles [457] (Samuel 5 , Caleb 4 Jr., Caleb 3 , 
Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Danville, Vt. (as is supposed); 
m. Emily Tice; resided, for a time at least, in Hardwick, Vt., 
also at Wolcott, Vt., and Albany, Vt. > 

Children: 

790. I. Milo B. 7 , b. Nov. 24, 1835; m. L. Emeline Smal- 

ley. Family 113. 

791. II. Flora A. 7 , born in Hardwick, Apr. 7, 1837; m. 

Mch. 25, 1860, H. P. Coroin; res. at P>arton, Vt. 
Issue : 

792. i. Clarence E. 8 

793. ii. Sydney R. 8 

794. iii. Roy W. 8 

795. III. Oliver T. 7 , b. June 20, 1838; served 4 years in the 

6th Regt. Vt. Vols., first as sergt., then as lieut. 
While in service he received a wound in the 
shoulder, which ultimately caused his death. He 



152 Stiles Genealogy. 

married Mary Corey at Topeka, Kan. He died 
at Newton, Kan., Oct. 10, 1875. His only child 
survived him but a short time. 

796. IV. Wilbur A. 7 , b. Nov. 24, 184f ; m. Laura E. Burns. 

Family 114. 

797. V. Eben G. 7 , b. in Albany, Yt., Mch. 21, 1843; d. 

Jan. 5, 1863. 

798. YI. Laura E. 7 , b. in Wolcott, Yt., Dec. 17, 1844; m. 

Sept. 5, 1867, Alex. H. Damon ; res. in Lowell, 
Mass. Issue : 

799. i. Hudson B. 8 

800. ii. Lovell 8 . 

801. iii. Alex. M 8 . 

802. VII. Ellen E. 7 , b. in Wolcott, Vt., Dec. 9, 1849 ; m. 

George H. Annis, Mch. 7, 1864; res. in Albany, 
Vt. Issue. 

803. i. Alex. D. 8 

804. ii. Elida F. 8 

805. VIII. Jennie V. 7 , b. in Albany, Vt., Oct. 16, 1857; m. 

•William K. Kimball in 1877 ; res. in Lowell, 
Mass. Issue. 

806. i. Martin 8 . 

807. ii. Arthur S. 8 



Family 80. 

808. James W. 6 Stiles [458] (Samuel 5 , Caleb 4 Jr., Caleb 3 , 
Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in Vermont (probably in Dan- 
ville) ; married Hannah Howe ; res. (1883) at Stowe,Vt. " James 
W. Stiles, 1st. Lieut. 5th Regt. Vermont Vol. Infy., from Sep- 
tember 16, 1861, to November 5, 1861, honorably discharged." 
(From a list of officers, bearing the name of Stiles, who held 
commissions during the war of the Rebellion.) [We hope we 
shall be pardoned if we have assigned to Mr. Stiles an honor to 
which he is not entitled. We have endeavored to obtain his 
full record, but can get no response to letters addressed to him. 
M. S. P. G.] 

Children : 
809. I. Ransom 7 , physician and apothecary in various 
towns in Vt. 



Massachusetts Family. 153 



810. II. Frances 7 . 

811. III. Maud 7 . 



Family 81. 

812. Nathaniel 6 Stiles [460] (Nathaniel 5 , Caleb 4 Jr., Caleb 3 
Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ). It is thought that he may have been 
born at Chester, Vt., a little previous to 1790, as he had a sis- 
ter younger than himself, but older than their brother Samuel 
Stephens, who is supposed to have been born about 1793. 
Nathaniel Stiles went to St. Albans, Vt., when a young man ; 
was a blacksmith by trade. " The name of Nathaniel Stiles is 
found on the ' Grand List' of St. Albans for 1823 and other 
years " {Town Clerk's Letter, 1885). We have heard from 
one source that he lived at some period of his life at Georgia, 
Vt., and we are also informed that he is believed to have died 
at St. Albans about 1838. 

Children (this list was furnished by Sampson D. Stiles, Esq., 
of Brooklyn, N. Y.) : 

813. I. Charles', d. at St. Albans. 

814. II. William 7 , d. at St. Albans. 

815. III. Mary 7 , d. at St. Albans. 

816. IV. George 7 , formerly lived at Waterford, N. Y. He 

died at Lansingburgh, N. Y., April 29, 1885, se. 
59 yrs. and 6 days (showing him to have been 
born April 23, 1826). In 1873 or '74, he had 2 
sons in New York city engaged in the printing 
business. 

817. V. Melvin 7 , d. at St. Albans. 

818. VI. Lucius 7 , living 1865 at St. Albans, prob. died there. 



Family 82. 

819. Samuel Stephens 6 Stiles [462] (Nathaniel 5 , Caleb 4 
Jr., Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born about 1793, at Ches- 
ter, Vt. (after the death of his father). While a boy he lived 
in Fitchburg, Mass., with a Mr. Harris. With the exception 
of the time he lived in F., his boyhood was mostly spent in 
Chester, Clarendon and Vergennes (all in Vt.). His son thinks 
he must have gone to St. Albans as early as 1812, from the 
20 



154 Stiles Genealogy. 

fact of his having heard the cannonading at the battle of Pitts- 
burgh, although it is possible that it could be heard at Vergen- 
nes. He lived several years at St. A.; while a young man he 
went to Enosburgh, Yt., where he had relatives living. At E., 
about 1822, he married Hannah, dau. of Talma Hendrick. 
They lived at E. and the adjoining towns of Berkshire and 
Montgomery for over thirty years. About 1848, they removed 
to Chemung, Walworth county, Wis., some of their children 
having preceded them. They afterward rem. to Harvard, Mc- 
Henry Co., 111., where Mr. Stiles died about 1859, and his wife 
a few years later. (The foregoing account was furnished by 
the eldest son, Hon. W. H. Stiles of Montgomery Centre, Yt.). 
Children : 

820. I. William Howard 7 , b. June 21, 1823 ; m. Betsey 

Miller. Family 115. 

821. II. Hendrick 7 , b. abt. 1825 ; res. Modesto, Cal.; unm. 

822. III. Paschal Pulaski 7 , b. abt. 1827 ; m. Caroline Brown 

at Harvard, 111., has several children, 2 of whom 
are married (1883). Mr. Stiles with his family 
and brother Hendrick, emigrated from Illinois 
to California, making the journey overland with 
their own team. They res. (1883) at Modesto, 
Stanislaus Co., Cal. 

823. IY. Benjamin Franklin 7 , b. 1829 ; m. Sarah Ann Jenne. 

Family 116. 

824. Y. Harriet 7 , m. George Cotmrn; res. (1883) at Wrights- 

ville, Wis.; several children. 

825. YI. Rhoda 7 , m. David Carpenter ; Mr. C. has recently 

died; res. (1883) in Wis., prob. at Black River 
Falls. 

826. YII. Elsie 7 , m. Charles Jenne of Berkshire, Yt. Mrs. 

Elsie Jenne is not living. Child : 

827. i. Flora 8 , d. at the age of 12 yrs. 

828. VIII. Lydia 7 , d. unm. 

829. IX. Mary Ann 7 , d. unm. 

830. X. Lorana 7 , d. unm. 



Family 83. 

831. Albert 6 Stiles [464] (Jonathan 5 , Caleb 4 Jr., Caleb 3 , 
Ebenezer' i , Robert 1 ), was born about 1799 ; married Sophia 



Massachusetts Family. 155 

Stevens at Swanton, Yt., Sept. 11, 1841. In May, 1876, was 
living at Georgia Plain, Franklin Co., Yt., at the age of 77 
years. He served in the War of 1812, for which he obtained 
a pension. (Most of the above was learned from the Pension 
Records at Washington, D. C.) He was living at Georgia, 
Yt., in 1885. 

Children : 

832. I. Alinon 7 . 

833. II. Sampson D. 7 , m. Miss Connors. Family 117. 

834. III. George 7 , d. 1884, *e. 44 yrs. 



Family 84. 

835. Caleb Oscar 6 Stiles [486] (Caleb Dalton 5 , Joshua 4 ' 
Caleb', Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Greenfield, 1ST. H.» 
May 6, 1821 ; married Mary George of Greenfield, Oct. 9, 1842; 
was a farmer at Greenfield . Has res. for some years at Nashua, 
N. H. 

Children : 

836. I. George Dearborn 7 , b. June 8, 1844 ; m. Eliza F. 

Thomas. Family 118. 

837. II. Kirk Dalton 7 , b. Sept. 3, 1846. 

838. III. Clara Alma 7 , b. Apr. 22, 1848. 

839. IY. Joseph S. 7 , b. July 10, 1852. 

840. Y. Mary Eliza 7 , b. June 13, 1857; m. Sept. 9, 1890, 

by Rev. I J. W. Higgins, Harley S. Eaton of 
Lynn. 



Family 84—2. 

841. Clinton Perry 7 Stiles [512] (Dea. David 6 Jr., Dea. 
David 5 , Ezekiel 4 , Ebenezer 3 Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born 
in Middleton, Mass., Aug. 25, 1851 ; married Mav 8, 1878, 
Louisa E. Norris (b. Feb. 29, 1856) of Sodus, N. Y." 

Children : 

842. I. Walter 8 , b. June 12, 1884. 

843. II. Agnes Louisa 8 , b. Sept. 14, 1885. 



156 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 84—3. 

844. Sumner Burritt 7 Stiles [521] (Hiram Abbott 6 , 
David 5 , Ezekiel 4 , Ebenezer 3 Jr. , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born 
at Middleton, Mass., Jan. 13, 1851; grad. Phillips' Academy, 
Harvard Univer., 1876, Harvard Law School, 1881; adm. to 
K Y. Bar, May, 1883; m. Hattie Goodwin, Sept. 10, 1884; 
res. New York city. 

Child: 
845. I. Eussell 8 , b. Dec. 26, 1887. 

Family 85. 

849. Charles Floyd 7 Stiles [527] (Silas 6 , Joseph 5 Jr., Jo- 
seph 4 , Ebenezer 3 Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Oswego, 
N. Y., June 15, 1825; m. Hannah J. Wilks, Oct. 14, 1847; 
formerly resided at Oswego; living 1884 in Port Byron, 1ST. Y. 
Mr. Stiles is a carpenter by occupation. 

Children (record furnished by Mrs. Hannah J. W. Stiles) : 

850. I. Edwin Floyd 8 , b. July 23, 1849. 

851. II. Alice Medora 8 , b. July 4, 1851. 

852. III. Emma Eliza 8 , b. July 29, 1853. 

853. IV. James Anson 8 , b. Nov. 14, 1854; res. Newark, N. J. 

854. Y. Charles Henry 8 , b. Oct. 26, 1857. 

855. YI. Frank Griffin 8 , b. Oct. 27, 1861. 

856. TIL Minnie Jane 8 , b. Jan. 9, 1863. 

Family 86. 

857. Silas A. 7 Stiles [535] (Alanson 8 , Joseph 6 Jr., Joseph 4 , 
Ebenezer 3 Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Mexico, N. Y., 
Apr. 7, 1835; m. Emma Lee, Sept. 6, 1866. He is a farmer; 
res. near Mexico, which is his P. O. address. 

Child: 
858. I. Son 8 , b. Jan. 4, 1868. 

Family 87. 

859. Henry 7 Stiles [553] (Francis K. 6 , Ebenezer 6 , Joseph 4 
Ebenezer 3 Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in Peru, vt., 



Massachusetts Family. 157 

Jan. 2, 1836; m. Helen M. Ryder, in 1866. He owns a large 
farm in Mason ville, Delaware Co., Iowa; deals extensively in 
cattle, buying and selling large numbers every year; is a very 
prosperous farmer. He served 3 years in the War of the Re- 
bellion; enlisted in Co. A, 2d Regt. Vt. Vols., and took part in 
47 battles and skirmishes of the Army of the Potomac. 
Children : 

860. I. Jimmie 8 . 

861. II. Frank J. 8 

862. HI. Harry 8 . 



Family 88. 

863. Samuel 8 Stiles [557] (Francis K 6 , Ebenezer 5 , Joseph 4 , 
Ebenezer 3 Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ) was born in Peru, Vt., 
Feb. 9, 1840; m. (1) in 1865 Sarah D. Connable, who died in 
1878; m. (2) in 1879 Hattie Connable, of Bernardtown, Mass. 
He owns and occupies the farm in Peru which was originally 
owned by his father. He is quite extensively engaged in the 
lumber business ; keeps a large dairy, and is a thorough busi- 
ness man ; has served 3 years as selectman, and is at present 
(1884) steward of the M.*E. church. 

Children : 

864. I. Dwight Lewis 8 , b. Aug. 6, 1867. 

865. II. Wavey Hattie 8 , b. Mch. 18, 1871 (?). 

Family 89. 

866. Alanson 7 Stiles [562] (Andrew 6 , Andrew 6 , Joseph 4 , 
Ebenezer 8 Jr., Ebenezer 8 , Robert 1 ), was born Sept. 20, 1819, 
either at Nelson, or Temple, 1ST. H., probably, although it is 
possible that his parents removed to Bethel, Me., before his 
birth. He married Susan Heath, of Albany, Me. ; res. (1884) 
in Norway, Me. 

Children : 

867. I. John C. 8 

868. II. Orange T." 

869. III. Andrew 8 . 

870. IV. Albert 8 . 



158 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 90. 

871. Nathaniel 7 Stiles [574] (Andrew 6 , Andrew 5 , Joseph 4 , 
Ebenezer 3 Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born Apr. 9, 1830 
(probably in Bethel, J\fe.) ; ra. Mary Ann Heath. He and all 
his children reside (1884) in Dumraer, N. H. 

Children : 

872. I. Jesse 8 . 

873. II. Dellia 8 . 

874. III. Cuvier 8 . 

875. IY. Lydia 8 . 

876. Y. Nathaniel 8 . 

Family 91. 

877. John Abram 7 Stiles [604] (Richard Stoddard 6 , Abram 5 , 
Joseph 4 , Ebenezer 3 Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at 
Rockford, 111., Aug. 10, 1851 ; married Ella J. Hall June 5, 
1884; res. at Rockford ; is a farmer. 

Child : 
878. I. Clinton John 8 , b. Apr. 24, 1885. 

Family 92. 

879. Lnther Amasa 7 Stiles [607] (Richard Stoddard 6 , 
Abram 5 , Joseph^, Ebenezer 3 Jr., Ebenezer 8 , Robert 1 ), was born 
at Rockford, 111., Aug. 17, 1858 ; married Clara J. Cole, Feb. 
2, 1884; res. at Rockford; is a farmer. 

Child i 
880. I. Charles Richard 8 , b. Feb. 21, 1885. 

Family 93. 

881. Richard Addison 7 Stiles [610] (Gardner 6 , Abram 5 , 
Joseph 4 , Ebenezer 3 Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Rock- 
ford, 111., June, 1845 ; married Mandana Douglass ; is a 
farmer; res. at Olin, Jones Co., Iowa. 

Children : 

882. I. Caroline Effie 8 . 

883. II. Fred Arthur 8 . 

884. III. Samuel Addison 8 . 



Massachusetts Family. 159 



Family 94. 

885. William Gardner 7 Stiles [611] (Gardner 6 , Abram 5 , 
Joseph 4 , Ebenezer 3 Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Rock- 
ford, 111., Dec. 30, 1847 ; married Mary Harbaugh ; res. at 
Olin, Jones Co., Iowa. 

Children : 

886. I. Harvey Jacob 8 . 

887. II. Benjamin 8 . 

888. III. Daisy 8 . 



Family 95. 

889. Benjamin Franklin 7 Stiles [617] (Gardner 6 , Abram 6 , 
Joseph 4 , Ebenezer 3 Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Rock- 
lord, 111., Nov., 1861 ; married Emma Southwick, Feb. 15, 

1883. 

Child : 
890. I. Son 8 , b. 1884. 

Family 96. 

891. Henry 7 Stiles [621] (Asa 6 , Asa 5 Jr., Asa 4 , Ebenezer 3 Jr., 
Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Wilton, N. H., May 31, 1823 ; 
married Rachel A. Giddings. He was a blacksmith ; res. at 
Lyndeborongh and New Ipswich, N. H. He died Oct. 31, 1872. 
His widow res. at New Ipswich. 

Children. : 

892. I. Dau. 8 

893. II. Dau. 8 

894. III. Dau. 8 

895. IY. Dau. 8 

896. Y. Ernest 8 , about 17 yrs. old in 1883. 



Family 97. 

897. David Tapley 7 Stiles [623] (Asa 6 , Asa 5 Jr., Asa 4 , 
Ebenezer 3 Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Wilton, N. H., 
Dec. 8, 1827 ; married in Bridgewater, Yt, Sept. 10, 1855, 
Laura Capron, b. July 4, 1837. 



160 Stiles Genealogy. 

They res. for several years at "Wilton, but have lately lived 
at Bridgewater Corners, Yt., until 1884, when they removed 
to South Keene, IS". H. 

Children : 

898. I. Eddie 8 , b. at Wilton, N. H., Nov. 21, 185 7 ; was 

drowned June 16, 1860. 

899. II. Ida M. 8 , b. Aug. 13, 1859, at W.; m. July 5, 1877, 

Edwin T. Frye. Issue : 

900. i. Fred J. 9 , b. July 24, 1882. 

901. III. Jona A. 8 , b. Mch. 8, 1861, at W. 

902. IY. Frank A. 8 , b. June 6, 1863, at Bridgewater, Yt. 

903. Y. Willie H. 8 , b. May 2, 1865, at B. 

904. YI. Charley A. 8 , b. June 13, 1868, at Wilton, N. H. 

905. YII. Hattie A. 8 , b. Apr. 19, 1870, at W. 

Family 98. 

906. David A. 7 Stiles [636] (David 8 Jr., Esq. David 5 , Asa 4 , 
Ebenezer 3 Jr., Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Mont Yernon, 
1ST. EL, Jnne 24, 1849 ; married Eugelia J. Brooks, of Green- 
field, Nov. 27, 1873 ; res. for five years after his marriage at 
Francestown, N. H., removing in 1881 to Antrim, N. H., 
where he still resides (1884). He divides his time between 
farming and school- teaching. At present (1885) has charge of 
a grammar school in Bennington, N. H. 

Children : 

907. I. Infant 8 , d. very soon. 

908. II. Lillian Florence 8 , b. May 16, 1877. 

909. III. Edith M. 8 , b. Jan. 23, 1880. 

910. IY. Annabel 8 , b. June 13, 1883. 



Family 99. 

911. Charles D, 7 Stiles [664] (Dean 6 , Daniel 6 , Daniel 4 , Dan- 
iel 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born April 10, 1836; m. Sarah, 
dau. of John S. Sibley, of Salem, Mass., Sept. 18, 1861. He 
entered the army at the first call for 3 months' men in 1861, 
being at that time sergt. of Co. A, 5th Regt. Mass. Yols.; was 
promoted to 2d Lieut, in the field; returned home at the expi- 
ration of 3 months, but soon re-entered the service as 1st 



Massachusetts Family. 161 

Lieut, of a company of sharpshooters belonging to the 22d 
Mass. Regt., under Col. Henry Wilson; was promoted to Capt. 
in 1862. He participated in 21 battles of the Army of the 
Potomac ; prominent among these were Bull Run, Yorktown 
(Mr. S. was the first to enter the town after its capture), 
Gaines' Mill, Mechanics ville, Cold Harbor, Malvern Hill, 
White Oak Swamp, etc. He has been for more than 25 years 
a member of Fraternity Lodge of Odd Fellows, and has filled 
its highest offices. He is also a member of the Royal Arcanum, 
and of the Grand Army of the Republic (Commander in 1886). 
He is an organ builder by occupation, and is in the employ of 
Hook & Hastings, Boston, Mass.; res. in Boston. 
Children (first 4 born at Salem, Mass.) : 

912. I. Charles Windsor 8 , b. July 2, 1863; employed (1888) 

■by N. T. & 1ST. E. R. R., Boston; Com. Sons of 
Veterans, Co. . 

913. II. Albert Lincoln 8 , b. Feb. 3, 1866; express manager, 

Boston (1888). 

914. III. Frank Dennett 8 , b. Dec. 6, 1867; clerk Am. Exp., 

Boston (1888). 

915. IV. Emma Alligan 8 , b. Apr. 10, 1872. 

916. Y. Edna Hamson 8 , b. Dec. 12, 1877, at Boston, Mass. 

Family 100. 

917. George Peaoody 7 Stiles [669] (Dean 6 , Daniel 5 , Dan- 
iel 4 , Daniel 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born Sept. 21, 1846; m. 
Sarah Frances Moulton, of Beverly, Mass., Feb. 4, 1884. He 
was employed as station-agent for the Boston & Maine R. R., 
at Salem, Mass., and afterward as ticket-agent in the same 
company's office in Boston. Mr. Stiles died Apr. 25, 1890. 

Children (born at Salem, Mass.) : 

918. I. Agnes Gray 8 , b. Mch. 28, 1886. 

919. II. Arthur Dean 8 , b. Jan. 4, 1888. 

Family 101. 

920. James Monroe 7 Stiles [691] (James 6 , George 5 , Caleb 4 

Jr., Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in the State of New 

York, Oct. 20, 1824; m. at Detroit, Mich., Nov. 16, 1853, 

Mrs. Harriet, dau. of Francis (Evered) Kinicut, and went to 

21 



162 Stiles Genealogy. 

Windsor Co., Canada; after 2 years removed to Houghton, 
Houghton Co., Mich., where he d. Oct. 27, 1860, se. 36 years. 
He was a carpenter and contractor; was employed as master 
workman on the Franklin, Maynard, Shelden and Pewaubeck 
mines. His widow m. (2) Aug. 16, 1863, in Miami Co., Ind., 
Nathaniel Bryant, and now res. in Fulton Co., Ind. 

Children (all, excepting the eldest, born at Houghton, Mich.): 

921. I. Evelina M. 8 , b. Mch. 7, 1854, at Windsor, Canada; 

m. Albert A. Smith, ab Five Corners, Miami 
Co., Ind., Sept. 25, 1873; went to live at Pales- 
tine, Kosciusko Co., Ind.; rem. to Fulton Co. in 
1876; from thence (about 1883) to Antigo, Lang- 
lade Co., Wis., where they now (1886) reside; 
they are farmers. Issue: 

922. i. Edna A. 9 , b. at Palestine, Ind., Jan. 24, 

1874; d. Aug. 20, 1876. 

923. ii. Clarissa M. 9 , b. July 4, 1876, at P. 

924. iii. Ernest M. 9 , b. Sept. 28, 1878, in Fulton Co., 

Ind. 

925. iv. Ina M. 9 , b. Nov. 24, 1880, in F. Co. 

926. v. Adrian L. 9 , b. Nov. 1, 1882, in F. Co.; d. in 

Antigo, Wis., Sept. 30, 1884. 
vi. Yelma P. 9 , b. Apr. 16, 1885, at Antigo. 

927. II. Lucretia 8 , b. Sept. 16, 1857 , m. Kichard H. Buck, 

Jan. 31, 1874 ; rem. to Oshkosh, Wis., in 1878, 
and in 1884 to Antigo, Langdale Co., Wis., 
where they have a small farm devoted to the cul- 
tivation of small fruits — strawberries, raspberries, 
blackberries, etc., which do remarkably well in 
that locality. Issue : 

928. i. Rosella Leana 9 , b. Mch. 23, 1876 ; d. Sept. 
10, 1877, in Cass Co., Ind. 

Edith Pearl 9 , b. Sept. 27, 1877, in Ind. 

Edwin 9 , b. Sept. 24, 1879, at Oshkosh, Wis. 

Elmer 9 , b. July 20, 1881, at Oshkosh, Wis. 

James 9 , b. Mch. 1, 1884, at Antigo, Wis. 

3 M. 8 , b. Oct. 17, 1859; remained with his 
mother in Indiana until 1879, when he went to 
Oshkosh, Wis., and there married, Aug. 28, 1881, 
Sarah Dougherty, of O.; rem. in 1883 to Antigo, 
Langlade Co., where he now (1885) owns a farm. 



929. 




ii. 


930. 




iii. 


931. 




iv. 


932. 




v. 


933. 


III. ( 


xeorg 



Massachusetts family. 1C3 

934. IV. James M. 8 Jr., b. June 23, 1861 ; lived with his 
mother until 1882, when he went to Oshkosh, 
Wis., and there married, April 2, 1885, Miss 
Lusina Whiteinarsh ; res. at O.; is a farmer. 



Family 102. 

935. George W. 7 Stiles [702] (James 6 , George 6 , Caleb 4 Jr., 
Caleb 3 , Ebenezer*, Robert 1 ), was born in N. Y.,Nov. 17, 1836 ; 
married Cornelia Fox (b. Feb. 11, 1817), Apr. 16, 1865; has 
resided the greater part of his life in Clinton Co., Mich. His 
present address (1885) is St. Johns, Clinton Co., Mich.; is a 
farmer. 

Mr. Stiles enlisted, 1863, in Co. I, 27th Regt. Mich. Yol. 
Infantry; was wounded in the left arm in the battle of Spot- 
sylvania (May 12, 1864) ; lay 12 days before the arm was am- 
putated below the elbow joint, and with a piece of shell in the 
left hip ; was discharged Nov. 13, 1864; receives a pension of 
$24 per month. 

Children : 

936. I. Orr G. 8 , b. Mch. 20, 1866 ; d. June 20, 1884. 

937. II. Truman E. 8 , b. July 11, 1868. 

938. III. John L. 8 , b. Mch. 20, 1870. 

939. IY. Lillie M. 8 , b. Mch. 5, 1872. 



Family 103. 

940. George Meigs 7 Stiles [712] (Ephraim 6 , George 5 , Caleb 
Jr., Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 3 , Robert 1 ), was born at Jericho, Vt., April 
22, 1830 ; married (1) April 4, 1852, Olive L. Field, of Jeri- 
cho, who d. Aug. 3, 1868; m. (2) May 6, 1869, Myra L. Ter- 
rill, of Hyde Park, Yt. They res. (1885) at Jericho Centre, Yt. 

Children (by 1st marriage, born at Jericho) : 

941. I. Frank Adelbert 8 , b. May 30, 1854. 

942. II. Lucia Fidelia 8 , b. Nov. 7, 1855. 

943. III. Henry George 8 , b. Dec. 11, 1862. 
By 2d marriage (b. at Jericho) : 

944. IY. Judd 8 , b. Oct. 12, 1870. 

945. Y. Infant son 8 , b. May 7 ; d. May 8, 18—. 

946. VI. John Ephraim 8 , b. June 12, 1881. 



164 Stiles Genealogy. 

Family 104. 

947. Moses 7 Stiles, Jr. [718] (Moses 6 , George 6 , Caleb 4 Jr., 
Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Saccarappa, Me., Oct. 
8, 1827 ; married Eliza Eastman, of Buxton, Me.; res. in Bos- 
ton, Mass.; is a carpenter. 

Children : 

948. I. Abbie L. 8 , b. 1854. (Did she marry Geo. Draper 

1890 ?) 

949. II. Fred F. 8 , b. 1856 ; m. Mary A. McGarth. Family 

119. 



Family 105. 

950. L. W. 7 Stiles [731] (Benjamin 6 , George 5 , Caleb 4 Jr., 
Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born June 13, 1828, in Mich.; 
m. Aug. 5, 1855, his cousin, Mary S. (dan. of David and Lois 
[Stiles]) Richmond. Mr. Stiles and his two brothers were for 
many years engaged in mercantile business in Mich. They now 
(1885) have a store and grist-mill at Springvale, Kans. P. O. 
add. Pratt, Kans. 

Children : 

951. I. Cora G. 8 , b. May 16, 1856; she as well as her sister, 

younger, have fine musical ability, vocal and in- 
strumental. Cora was a teacher of music, in 
1880, at Battle Creek (Mich.) College; she m. 
1875, B. F. Richards (b. Oct. 16, 1851). Mr. 
R. is of Welsh descent ; a gentleman of great 
moral worth, energetic in business and possessed 
of abundant resources for the emergencies of life; 
res. in Pratt, Kans., where Mr. R. is proprietor 
of a general and music store. Issue: 

952. i. Vera Stiles 9 , b. July 18, 1882. 

953. II. Lizzie L. 8 , b. May 28, 1868; grad. at Cedar Springs, 

Mich., High School, at the age of 15, and is now 
(1885), at the age of 17, a line vocalist and 
teacher of vocal and instrumental music. 



Massachusetts Family. 165 



Family 106. 

954. Leroy R. 7 Stiles [732] (Benjamin 6 , George 5 , Caleb 4 Jr., 
Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Kobert 1 ), was born in Michigan, Apr. 10, 
1830; m. Harriet Borden (b. 1S33), Nov. 23, 1853. Mr. S. 
was associated for many years with his two brothers in mer- 
cantile business in , Mich; they all rem. in 18 — , to Kans., 

and now (1885) have a store and grist-mill at Springvale, Kans. 

Children : 

955. I. Charles O. 8 , b. 1859. 

956. II. Lillie 8 , b. 1862. 

957. III. Daisy 8 , b. 1875. 



Family 107. 

958. Merritt W. 7 Stiles [745] (John 6 , Samuel 5 , Caleb 4 Jr., 
Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Kobert 1 ), was born at Saccarappa, Me., in 
1836; m. Annie M. Quincy, of Denmark, Me., at Portland, 
Me., Nov. 4, 1861. He served in the Union army during 
the late war; was a member of Co. K, 10th Regt. Me. Yols. 
In 1875 he was elected a Member of the House of Represent- 
atives; was formerly in the express business, but since 1880 
has been in the livery business. 

Children (born at Saccarappa, Me.) : 

959. I. Fred Merritt?, b. Jan. 10, 1864. 

960. II. Elmer Eugene 8 , b. June 6, 1866; d. Aug. 28, 1867. 



Family 108. 

961. Rev. Silas W. 7 Stiles [752] (Samuel 6 , Samuel 5 , Caleb 4 
Jr., Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Danville, Vt., Sept. 
26, 1827; m. at Derby, Yt., Nov. 10, 1853, Laura A. Shat- 
tuck (b. at Wheelock, Yt., Oct., 16, 1834) He was a Freewill 
Baptist minister ; began to preach at the age of 31. He died 
at Newport Centre, Yt., Aug. 26, 1877. His widow resides at 
N. C. at the present time (1883). 

Children : 

962. I. Hirarm]P. 8 , b. Oct. 8, 1854, at Albany, Yt. ; d. at 
A. Nov. 21, 1854. 



166 Stiles Genealogy. 

963. II. Justin E. 8 , b. May 15, 1856, at A. ; he m. Jennie 

E. Quimby, of Newport, Vt., Oct. 22, 1877. 

964. III. John S. 8 , b. Jan. 24, 1858, at A. ; m. Eunice Row- 

ley, of Newport, Vt., at Barton, Vt., Nov. 30, 
1879. 

965. IV. Silas D. 8 , b. June 23, 1859, at Newark, Vt.; d. at 

Barton, Vt., July 26, 1862. 



Family 109. 

966. Harvey Nathaniel 7 Stiles [767] (Nathaniel 6 , Samuel 5 , 

Caleb 4 Jr., Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born ; m. 

C. E. ; is a mechanic at St. Johnsbury, Vt. 

Child : 
967. I. Susie A. 8 , b. May 9, 1882 ; d. at E. St. Johnsbury, 
Vt., Sept. 23, 18S5, aged 3 yrs. 4 mos. 14 
days. 



Family 110. 

968. Dr, Elmer Lucius 7 Stiles [773] (Nathaniel 6 , Samuel 5 , 
Caleb 4 Jr., Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Wolcott, 
Vt., May 13, 1847; m. (1) Feb., 1871. Julia Braley, of 
Brookfield, Vt., who d. at B. Sept. 19, 1871 ; m. (2) Nov. 
12, 1872, at Hartford, Vt., Lydia A. (dan. of Schuyler) 
Smith. 

Dr. Stiles served 3 yrs. (or longer) during the war of the 
Rebellion in the 3d Regt. Vermont Vols. He is now (1886) a 
practicing physician at New Britain, Conn. 

Children (all by 2d marriage) : 

969. I. Lucius Schuyler 8 , b. in Hartford, Vt., Aug. 10, 

1873. 

970. II. Cecil Rov 8 , b. in Putnam, Conn., Sept. 19, 1876; 

d. at P. Apr. 2, 1878. 

m. s &r w i«»».«r'S 2o ' 

973. V. Marion Gertrude 8 , b. at Rockville, Conn., Mch. 12, 

1882. 



Massachusetts Family. 167 



Family 111. 

974. Dr. Charles W. 7 Stiles [774] (Nathaniel 6 , Samuel 6 , 
Caleb 4 Jr., Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Albany, 
Vt., May 18, 1850. He tells his story in the following words : 
" Early in life 1 came to Mass., being left to the world at the age 
of 10. In Charlestown, Mass., I learned the trade of machin- 
ist and moulder, attending night-school during the time. After 
completing my apprenticeship I graduated from the normal 
school and was promoted to master mechanic in the same shop 
where I learned my trade, occupying the position until I began 
the study of medicine in 187^ at the Boston University, gradu- 
ating in 1875. I began the practice of medicine in Westboro, 
Mass., and did a large country business, but, wishing for a 
larger field, removed to Manchester, N. H., in the fall of 1878 ; 
married, Oct. 21, 1879, Miss Mary E. Bacon, of N. Y. (born 
July 28, 1852), ' the best woman in the world.' We sold out 
business in N. H. on account of my wife's poor health, spent 
one summer and winter in N. Y. attending a course of lectures 
at the College of Physicians; came to Newburyport in the 
autumn of 1885, my dear wife in apparently perfect health." 

Child: 
975. I. Charles W. 8 , Jr., b. 1882, at Manchester, N. H. 



Family 112. 

976. Stedman TV Stiles [777] (Calvin 6 , Samuel 5 , Caleb 4 , 
Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), married Fanny Matoon April 19, 
1852; resides (1886) at JBeekmantown, N. Y. 

Children : 

977. I. Agnez 8 , b. June 7, 1853 ; d. June 24, 1864. 

978. II. Herbert 8 , b. Jan. 2, 1855 ; m. Sarah J. Holmes. 

979. III. John 8 , b. July 17, 1860. 

980. IV. Jennie 8 , res. (1886) at home ; is a school-teacher. 



Family 113. 

981. Milo B. 7 Stiles [790] (William R. 6 , Samuel 5 , Caleb 4 Jr., 
Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Hardwick, Yt., Nov. 
24, 1835 ; m. 1855, L. Emeline Smalley. Mr. S. served 3 



168 Stiles Genealogy. 

years or more in the 11th Regt. Yt. Yols. during the late 
war; resides (1888) at Lowell, Mass. 
Children (born at Albany, Yt.): 

982. I. Edwin B. 8 , b. Jan. 16, 1860; grad. with honor from 

Bates Coll. in 1885 ; in June, 1888, from Andover 
Theol. Sem.; ordained at Brockton, Mass., Jan. 
25, 1888 ; m. June 25, 1888, at Lowell, Mass., 
Ada H. Tucker of Norway, Me.; is under orders 
from the Free Baptist Board to go as missionary 
to Midnapore, India. (Mr. and Mrs. Stiles 
sailed on the Pavonia, 'Nov. 3, 1888.) 

983. II. Willis S. 8 , b. July 10, 1861; m. ; res. 54 

Cottage street, Lynn, Mass.; is employed as a 
machinist by the Thompson & Houston Electric 
Light Co. of Lynn. 



Family 114. 

981. Wilbur A. 7 Stiles' [796] (William E. 6 , Samuel 5 , Caleb 4 
Jr., Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Wolcott, Yt., 
Nov. 24, 184f. He served 3 years in the 6th Regt. Yt. Yols. 
daring the late war ; was wounded (not severely) in the right 
hand and left shoulder in the battle of the Wilderness, May 4, 
1864. Mr. Stiles was one of nine young men (cousins) named 
Stiles, who went from three families, showing that there was 
no lack of patriotism in the Stiles family when the country 
was in danger. He married Aug. 23, 1867, Laura E. Burns of 
Lowell, Mass.; was residing 1885 at Newburyport, Mass., 
where he occupied the position of agent of the Yictoria Cotton 
Mills of that place ; is now (1890) connected with the Thomp- 
son & Houston Electric Co., at their principal office, 620 
Atlantic avenue, Boston, Mass. 

Children : 



985. 


I. 


Bertha May 8 . 


986. 


II. 


Ethel Maud 9 , 


987. 


III. 


Harold W. 8 


988. 


IY. 


Herbert Holland 8 , 
1885. 



b. Mch. 22, 1884; d. Apr. 30, 




fr&Jk 



<^jyt 



Massachusetts Family. 169 

Family 115. 

989. William Howard T Stiles [820] (Samuel Stephens 6 , 
Nathaniel 5 , Caleb 4 Jr., Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born 
at Enosburgh, Vt., June 21, 1823. [Mr. Stiles has given us the 
romantic origin of his name, as follows : His aunt Elcy Stiles, 
who died when a young woman, unm., was engaged to one 
"William Howard, and at her request, the parents of the writer 
named him in honor of her affianced ; and her letters to his 
parents afterward were full of affection for her baby nephew. 
From these letters, which he remembers seeing when a child, 
a very favorable impression was created in his mind as to her 
worthiness as a friend and relative. {Letter of Hon. Wm„ H. 
Stiles.) 

Mr. Stiles married in Enosburgh, Yt., Sept. 25, 1849, Betsey 
Miller of E., and now (1883) res. at Montgomery Centre, Yt. 

He has furnished an interesting biographical sketch. He 
says : " My parents being poor, I began to work out when 
8 years old, working the first summer for my board and 
clothes, and after that receiving wages by the month or year, 
reserving three months in the winter of each year till 20 years 
of age for attending the district school, working out of school 
hours to pay my board. A large share of my wages during 
my minority went for the support of our large family. I com- 
menced life for myself by buying fifty acres of wild mountain 
land which I cleared, hiring my board meanwhile of the near- 
est neighbor, and selling the products received from the land. 
In the course of three years I had the land mostly cleared of 
timber, at which time I sold it and began the manufacture of 
butter tubs and lumber, in which business I have been inter- 
ested more or less ever since. My occupation at present (1883) 
is that of farmer and merchant. I have a dairy of fifty cows, 
and am senior partner in the mercantile firm of Stiles & Co. 
The greater part of the time for the last 35 years, I have been 
engaged in the manufacture of butter packages in this town 
(Montgomery, Yt.). With regard to public offices, I will merely 
say that I have held most of the town offices ; have been justice 
of the peace for nearly 30 years ; I have represented the 
town in the General Assembly in 1859 and 1860; was State 
Senator in 1872 and '73, and have been postmaster in this 
place for the last ten years." 
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170 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children : 

990. I. Annette L. 8 , b. Oct. 28, 1850; grad. from the Ver- 

mont State Normal School in both courses in 
1870. She subsequently taught six terms in the 
same Normal School. She m. Oct. 28, 1875, 
Samuel N. Dix of Montgomery Center, a part- 
ner of the mercantile firm of Stiles & Co. Mr. 
Dix was a member of the 15th Regt. Yt. Yols. 
during the late Civil War. He has been twice 
elected Representative to the General Assembly. 

991. II. William Miller 8 , b. Oct. 26, 1859; m. May Inez 

Ranney. Family 120. 



Family 146. 

992. Benjamin Franklin 7 Stiles [823] (Samuel Stephens 6 , 
Nathaniel 5 , Caleb 4 Jr., Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born 
about 1829 ; m. Sarah Ann Jenne; is a farmer, and resides in 
Berkshire, Yt. 

Child : 
993. I. Mary Amelia 8 , m. about 1879, John M. Rofob. 
They reside at Montgomery Center, Yt. 



Family 117. 

994. Sampson D. 7 Stiles [833] (Albert 6 , Jonathan 5 , Caleb 4 
Jr., Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in Yermont; m. 
Miss Connor, of Burlington, Yt.; resides (1885) at Brooklyn, 
N. Y. 

Mr. Stiles served as 1st Lieut in the 9th Regt. N. Y. Yol. 
Cavalry, from Sept., 1861, to Oct. 14, 1864, when he was hon- 
orably mustered out of service; was afterward 1st Lieut, in 
a regiment belonging to the Hancock Corps, serving from 
Sept. 12, 1865, to Jan. 31, 1866 ; was then mustered out 
( War Dept. Record). 



Children 


: 








995. 

996. 
997. 


I. 

II. 

III. 


Henry L. 8 S 
Albert D> 
Carrie S. 8 ; 


m. 


Mr. 


Ross. 



Stiles Genealogy. 171 



Family 118. 

998. George Dearborn 7 Stiles [836] (Caleb Oscar 6 , Caleb 
Dalton 5 , Joshua 4 , Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at 
Lowell, Mass., June 8, 1844; m. at Middleton, Mass., Mch. 
12, 1871, Eliza Frances Thomas (b. at M., Mch. 17, 1853) ; 
res. (1886) at Lynn, Mass. ; d. Apr. 1, 1891. 

In the Lynn Saturday Union, Jan. 19, 1884, was published 
a sketch of George D. Stiles, which we give almost entire. 

" When he was very young his parents removed with him 
to Greenfield, N. H., in which place he passed his infancy and 
boyhood. At the time the war broke out in 1861 he was at- 
tending the academy in the neigboring town of Hancock, 
and though then but 17 years of age, he at once left his 
school and enlisted (Sept. 18, 1861) in Company C, Fourth 
New Hampshire Regt., Col. Thomas J. Whipple. Mr. Stiles 
was in active service all through the war, participating in many 
hotly contested engagements, and suffering all the privations 
and hardships incident to the life of a soldier. He was pro- 
moted through the regular gradations of rank from a private 
to corporal and sergeant, and in Oct. (14), 1864, he was trans- 
ferred and promoted to the 2nd Lieutenancy of the 22d U. S. 
C. Infantry, and was soon after (Jan. 10, 1865) promoted to the 
1st Lieutenancy of the same regiment. Sometime after this he 
was assigned to duty as Regimental Quartermaster, which posi- 
tion he held at the close of the war. Mr. Stiles was in the 
engagements at Port Royal, and accompanied the expedition 
under T. W. Sherman, that occupied the southern coast from 
Port Royal, S. C, to St. Augustine, Fla. He was in the en- 
gagement at Pocataglio, S. C, and was engaged in the siege of 
Morris Island. Soon after the capture of Morris Island, his 
first period of enlistment having nearly expired, Mr. Stiles re- 
enlisted. After a short furlough home he was transferred to 
the Army of the James, and served under Gen. Butler. He 
was in the battle at Drury's Bluff, and in the engagement at 
Weir Bottom Church. He was present also at the battle of 
Cold Harbor, and all the principal engagements in front of 
Petersburg, and also at Deep Bottom and Fort Harrison. At 
the close of the war Mr. Stiles had the honor of being in com- 
mand of a company that marched into the rebel capital. After 
the war closed Mr. Stiles went to the Texas frontier with a 



172 Stiles Genealogy. 

body of troops sent there by our government to guard against 
the apprehended encroachments of France in defiance of our 
Monroe doctrine in the time of the Maximilian revolution. At 
this time Mr. Stiles occupied the position of Quartermaster. 
After remaining in Texas for a few months, Mr. Stiles re- 
signed (Aug. 23, 1868), and returned to his home in New 
Hampshire. 

******* 

" Mr. Stiles remained in service over four years, being but 
17 when he enlisted and over 21 when he resigned. 

"Although he was present at many serious engagements, and 
had many narrow escapes, he was never wounded." 

About a year after the close of the war Mr. Stiles went to 
Middleton, Mass., and learned the trade of shoemaker. At 
Middleton he married, and worked at his trade for six years 
and removed to this city [Lynn] in 1873. 

He at once became an active and prominent member of the 
order of Knights of St. Crispin, being for some time its secre- 
tary. He was among the early founders of the Workingmen's 
party, and has always sustained a prominent position in their 
ranks. He was elected as assistant assessor in Ward 4, in 1879, 
and on Jan. 1, assumed the position which he now holds in the 
board of assessors. 

In 1882 he was again elected by the large majority of 
1,700. 

In 1883 he was a prominent candidate for the mayoralty by 
the Workingmen's party. 

Mr. Stiles has been connected with the G. A. R. post in this 
city for several years. In Dec, 1883, he was elected post 
commander. 

During his residence in Lynn, Mr. Stiles has become widely 
and well known to her citizens. His ability as a public official 
is known and respected, while his genial qualities as a man, 
and his sterling public spirit as a citizen, are recognized by all 
who come in contact with him." 

In the fall of 1885, Mr. Stiles was appointed to a clerkship 
in the Pension office, Boston, Mass., which position he retained 
until his death. 

Mrs. Stiles has long been identified in various capacities with 
the Woman's Relief Corps of this district. 



Massachusetts Family. 173 

Children : 

999. I. Winnifred Mabel 8 , b. at Middletou, Mass., Mcb. 15, 

1872; m. Jan. 21, 1891, Wm. H. Marsh, of 
Lynn, Mass. 

1000. II. Helen Isabella 8 , b. at Lynn, Mass., July 6, 1877. 



Family 119. 

1001. Fred. F. 8 Stiles [949] (Moses 7 , Moses 6 , George 5 , Caleb 4 
Jr., Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in 1856 ; m. Mary A. 
McGarth (b. 1856). He is a moulder by occupation ; res. 
(1883) in Boston, Mass. 

Children : 

1002. I. Fred. 9 , b. Jan., 1879. 

1003. II. Belle 9 , b. Apr., 1880. 

Family 120. 

1004. William Miller 8 Stiles [991] (Hon. William H. 7 , 
Samuel Stephens 6 , Nathaniel 5 , Caleb 4 Jr., Caleb 3 , Ebenezer 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was born at Montgomery, Yt., Oct. 26, 1859 ; 
graduated, 1879, from St. Johnsbary, Yt., Academy ; in 1884, 
from the University of Yermont, receiving the degree of Ph. 
B. He has since been employed as a chemist for the firm of 
Wm. Johnson & Co., paint and color manufacturers, 572 
Williams st., Montreal, Can., with a percentage interest in the 
business. He m. June 30, 1886, May Inez (b. at Pitts- 
field, Yt., Nov. 1, 1864) dau. of Darius and Agnes L. (Holt) 
(dau. of Rufus) Ranney of Pittsfield, Yt. Address (1887) 
354 St. Antoine st., Montreal, Can. 

Child : 
1005. I. Howard Rufus 9 , b. Sept. 13, 1887. 



174 Stiles Genealogy. 



DESCENDANTS OF EOBEET STILES, THE EMI- 
GRANT, IN THE LINE OF HIS SON ROBERT JR. 

Family 2. 

17. Robert 2 Stiles Jr. [11] (Robert 1 ), was born at Row- 
ley Tillage (which was incorporated as a town in 1686, under 
'the name of Boxford), Mass., Nov. 15, 1675. According to 
Boxford Records, he was married to Ruth Bridges, Nov. 10, 
1699. [Ruth Bridges, who m. Robert Stiles, Jr., was doubt- 
less dau. of Josiah (son of Edmund, the emigrant) and Ruth 
(Greenslip) Bridges, of Boxford. She was probably born at 
Ipswich, Mass., before the removal of her parents to Boxford. 
Perley's History of B. gives some account of Josiah Bridges, 
but does not mention Ruth in his list of Josiah's children, 
which may be explained as above. — M. S. P. G\] Ruth, wife 
of Robert Stiles, was admitted to full communion, Mch. 4, 
1704-5 {Boxford Oh. Records). 

The land records of Lebanon, Conn., show that " Robert 
Stiles of Boxford, Essex county, Massachusetts Bay," purchased 
200 acres of land for the sum of £100, in the year 1718. The 
town clerk of Lebanon who examined the records for informa- 
tion relating to Stileses, remarks, concerning the lands purchased 
by Robert Stiles : " I do not find that he disposed of it by 
conveyance, and conclude that he must have died while still in 
possession of the land, and it must have descended to his heirs 
by will or distribution." From the town records of Hebron, 
Conn., we find that " Robert Stiles died on ye 25th day of 
February, 1720." 

Children (the births of all the children of Robert Stiles 
Jr., are recorded at Boxford, and all, excepting the eldest, were 
baptized there) : 

18. I. Jemima 3 , b. Oct. 27, —17, (1700 ?) " Bapt. Mar. 

9, 1701, RJobard Stiles, his Jemima" {Tops- 
field Records). 

19. II. Nathan 3 , b. May 7, 1703 ; bapt. July 19, 1703 ; m. 

Ruth Carlings. Family 3. 

20. III. Amos 3 , b. Apr. 20, 1705 ; bapt. Apr. 22, 1705 ; m. 

Martha Skinner. Family 4. 



Massachusetts Family. 175 

21. IY. Hepzibah 3 , b. Nov. 7, 17—; bapt. Nov. 6, 1709 ;* 

m. Charles Phelps, of Hebron, Conn., Feb. 26, 
1726. Issue : 

22. i. AmeyVb. Nov. 11, 1726.f 

23. ii. Zuruiah 4 , b. Apr. 3, 1729. 

24. iii. Charles 4 , b. Sept. 22, 1732. 

25. iv. Ashbel 4 , b. Apr. 28, 1743. 

26. v. Timothy 4 , b. May 29, 1745. 

27. vi. Bethuel 4 , b. Apr. 25, 1748 (for his des. see 

foot-note %). 

28. Y. Job 3 , b. July 12, 171-; bapt. July 17, 1715; m. 

Anna Bliss. Family 5. 

*Note. — In both, instances where the date of birth of children of Robert 
Stiles Jr., is given in full, the child's baptism took place within a few 
days of its birth. From this we suspect that there may be a mistake in the 
records as to the day of the month of Hepzibah's baptism, which, perhaps, 
should be Nov. 16, instead of Nov. 6, 1709.— M. S. P. G. 

f Rev. C. E. Phelps, who furnished the Genealogy of Hepzibah (Stiles) 
Phelps' family, thinks some of the dates of births of her children may be 
inaccurate. 

{Bethuel 4 Phelps (b. Apr. 25, 1748) m. Caroline Lord. Issue : 
I. Lydia 5 (Phelps), b. Apr. 22, 1779, m. Horace Barber. Issue: 

i. Caroline 6 (Barber), m. Burdett. Issue: (1) Charles Phelps 7 

(Burdett), b. abt. 1820; m. (1) in 1849, Harriet Flavia Phelps 
(dau. of Chas. Stiles Phelps), and Flavia (Burt) Phelps, who 
d. May, 1853; m. (2) in 1862, Mary Roe. Issue (by 1st mar- 
riage): (a) Charles Morgan 8 (Burdett), b. July 20, 1850; (b) Henrv 
Morgan 8 (Burdett), b. Feb. 26, 1853. (2) Horace B. 7 (Burdett), 
b. Sept. 8, 1822; m. (1) Hannah Maria N. Seymour, June 7, 
1849. She d. in Brooklyn, N. T., Apr. 15, 1878, in the 52d 
year of her age; m. (2) Sarah C. Carman, Jan. 3, 1882. Issue 
(bv 1st marriage) : (a) Wm. Seymour 8 (Burdett). b. Jan. 13, 

1855; (b) Carrie Halsey 8 (Burdett), b. Oct. 3, 1857; m. ; res. 

in Florida; (c) Grace Seymour 8 (Burdett), b. Aug. 24, 1862; 
dec'd; (3) John 7 (Burdett), b. abt. 1824; (4) Caroline 7 (Burdett), 
b. abt. 1827; (5) Lydia 1 (Burdett), b. abt. 1829. 
ii. Horace 6 (Barber), killed in a duel abt. 1840. 
iii. Buckley 6 (Barber). 
II. Epaphras Lord 6 CPhelps), b. May 16, 1783; m. (1) Elizabeth Holkins 
(b. Feb. 12, 1791; d. Oct. 27, 1827); m. (2) Clarissa Porter (b. June 

21, 1791; d. Mch. 22, ). Children (by 1st marriage): 

i. Epaphras 6 (Phelps), b. July 21, 1811; d. Feb. 13, 1816. 
ii. Elizabeth 6 (Phelps), b. May 22, 1813; m. Bezaleel Sexton, Apr. 28, 
1836; res.(1885) at Merrick, L. I. Issue: (1) Epaphras Lord Phelps 7 
(Sexton), b. Jan. 23, 1837; d. Apr. 8, 1842; (2) Thomas Bezaleel 7 
(Sexton), b. Nov. 28, 1839; (3) Mary Elizabeth 7 (Sexton), b. Jan. 
19, 1844; d. Mch. 21, 1845; (4) Elizabeth Holkins 7 (Sexton), b. 
July 17, 1847; (5) Fanny 7 (Sexton), b. Oct. 23, 1849; d. Apr. 24, 



176 Stiles Genealogy. 

1851; (6) George Hobart 7 (Sexton), b. Oct. 20, 1851; m. ; 

res. at Garden City, L. I. 2 children, 
iii. Caroline Lord 6 (Phelps), b. Mch. 12, 1816; m. Rev. John Lord 
Taylor of Warren, Conn., July 3, 1839, who was b. May 20, 
1811, and d. at Andover, Mass. , Sept. 23, 1834. Mrs. Taylor 
died April 3, 1868. Issue: (1) John Phelps 7 (Taylor), b. Apr. 
6, 1841; m. Oct. 14, 1868, Antoinette Hall of New Haven, 
Conn.; no children. Rev. John Phelps Taylor has been set- 
tled over parishes at Middletown, Conn., Newport, R. I., and 
_ New London, Conn. He now (1884) holds the chair of Biblical 
~ History and Oriental Archaeology, the latter including Egyp- 
tology and Assyriology at the Theological Seminary at An- 
dover, Mass.; (2) Henry Bethuel 7 (Taylor), b. Feb. 16, 1843; d. 
Dec. 3, 1846; (3) Maria Phelps 7 (Taylor), b. Nov. 1, 1845; d. 
Dec. 14, 1846; (4) Edward Johnson 7 (Taylor), b. Dec. 30, 1847; 
d. Apr. 12, 1850; (5) Frederick Holkins 7 (Taylor), b. July 31, 
1851; d. Nov. 29, 1872. 
iv. Frederick 6 (Phelps), b. June 5, 1818; d. Oct. 1, 1819. 
v. Bethuel 6 (Phelps), b. Oct. 4, 1820; res. (1884) Chicago, 111.; unm. 
vi. Maria H. 6 (Phelps), b. July 6, 1823; m. Col. Dexter Russell 
Wright Feb. 3, 1848. Issue (1) Dexter R. 7 (Wright), Jr., b. 
Mch. 13, 1849; d. Sept. 2, 1850; (2) Maria Antoinette 7 (Wright), 
b. May 17, 1852; m. Henry L. Hinton, Apr. 30, 1873. Issue : 
(a) Dexter Russell Wright 8 (Hinton), b. May 21, 1875: (b) 
Athol Paul 8 (Hinton), b. Sept. 25.^1879; (c) Harold 8 (Hinton) b. 
Feb. 25, 1883; d. May 26, 1882; (3) Charles Parker 7 (Wright), 
b. Apr. 18, 1854; d. Aug. 16, 1855; (4) Harriette Phelps 7 
(Wright), b. Jan. 31, 1857; (5) Paul 7 (Wright), b. Apr. 13, 
1860; (6) Arthur Bethuel 7 (Wright), b. Feb. 23, 1862. 
Children (by 2d marriage): 
vii. Charles Epaphras 6 (Phelps), b. Oct. 23, 1834; married and has 
2 daus; res. (1885) in Mexico. 
III. Charles Stiles 5 (Phelps), b. Mch. 12, 1789; m. (1) Flavia Burt, in 1820; 
she d. 1820; (2) Harriet Morgan, 1822, who died 1827; (3) Catha- 
rine Warner, 1832; (4) Mrs. Elizabeth Newcomb. He died Feb. 10, 
1870. Children (by 2d marriage): 

i. Charles Edward 6 (Phelps), b. July 2, 1823; m. May 27, 1847, 
Sarah Earyes Davis. Issue: (1) Charles Edward Davis 7 
(Phelps), b. Mch. 28, 1851; (2) Arthur Santford 7 (Phelps), b. 
June 12, 1853. Rev. Charles Edward Phelps has been in the 
ministry over 40 years; at present (1885) is settled over a Cong. 
Society at New Brunswick, N. J. 

Married. — At Washington, D. C, at the Church of the 
Epiphany, 30th (Oct., 1889) ult., by Rev. Charles E. Phelps, 
of New Brunswick, N. J., assisted by Rev. R. H. McKim, 
D.D., Rev. Arthur Santford Phelps, of Shelburne Falls, Mass., 
and Gertrude Lindall, dau. of Winthrop Tappan, Esq., of 
Washington, D. C. {Boston Transcript, Nov. 8, 1889). 
ii. Harriet Flavia 6 (Phelps), b. Mch. 13, 1827; m. 1849, as first wife, 
Charles Phelps Burdett, a son of her cousin Mrs. Caroline 
(Barber) Burdett. Mrs. Harriet F. Burdett died May, 1853. 
Issue (see family of Charles P. Burdett, on preceding page). 



Massachusetts Family. 177 



Family 3. 

29. Nathan 3 Stiles [19] (Kobert 2 Jr., Kobert 1 ), was born at 
Boxford, Mass., May 7, 1703; bapt. July 19, 1703 (Boxford 
Records); m. Rutb Carlings, Mch. 3, 1726. He died Mch. 
19, 1760. His marriage and death are recorded at Hebron, 
Conn., where he undoubtedly spent most of his life. The 
Probate Records at Colchester, Conn., show that the estate of 
Nathan Stiles was settled at C. 

Children (from Hebron, Conn., Records} : 

30. I. Nathan 4 Jr., was undoubtedly the eldest child, al- 

though the date of his birth does not accompany 
the record of the event on the Hebron Books. 
We think he could hardly have been born later 
than 1728, probably was born earlier. He mar- 
ried Keziah Kilbron (so says the record; this 
name is doubtless the same as Kilburn or Kil- 
bourne). Family 6. 

31. II. Robert*, b. Jan. 25, 1730-31; m. Patience . 

Family 7. 

32. III. Stephen 4 , b. May 22, 1733; m. Rebecca Brown. 

Family 8. 

33. IV. Mary 4 , b. Apr. 28, 1735. 

34. Y. Abigail 4 , b. Aug. 23, 1738. 



Family 4. 

35. Lt. Amos 3 Stiles [20] (Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born 
Boxford, Mass., Apr. 20, 1705 ; bapt. Apr. 22, 1705 (Boxford 
Records); m. Martha Skinner, "June ye 24 1736." "Lt 
Amos Stiles, died Oct. 3, 1758, in ye 54 year of his age." His 
marriage and death are recorded at Hebron, Conn. From the 
Land Records of Lebanon, Conn., we learn that "Amos Stiles 
of Hebron, Conn., purchased estate at L., Sept., 1745." The 
following was found at Colchester, Dec. 17, 1886, by Dr. D. 
W. Patterson : " Est. of Amos Stiles, of Hebron, dec'd, Amos 
Stiles, administrator, presented ace. 2 Ap. 1759, and asked for 
a distribution, and was 'allowed ' to be guardian to Benjamin, 
Aaron, and Edmund Stiles, minors." The word " allowed "in- 
dicates that they were over 14 years old, and chose him. Samuel 
23 



178 Stiles Genealogy. 

Tiler and Asa Phelps were app. to divide the estate. The in- 
ventory of the estate, £170, was made 18 Nov., 1758. The 
Probate Records of Colchester show that the estate of Amos 
Stiles was settled there. (Information obtained by P. R. 
Strong, Esq., of Colchester, Conn.) 

Children (from Hebron Records) : 

36. I. Amos 4 , b. July 9, 1737; d. Mch. 15, 1760 "in ye 

23d year of his age " {Hebron Records). 

37. II. Benjamin 4 , b. Feb. 8, 1739-40; m. Damaris 

Brown. Family 9 . 

38. III. Aaron 4 , b. May ' 19, 1742; m. Rebecca Clark. 

Family 10. 

39. IV. Edmund 4 , b. June 15, 1744; m. Lydia Porter. 

Family 11. 



Family 5. 

40. Job 3 Stiles [28] (Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at 
Boxford, Mass., July 12, 17 — ; bapt. July 17, 1715 {Box- 
ford Records). 

[Our supposition that 1715 was the year of Job Stiles' birth 
is fortunately confirmed by the church records of Granville, 
Mass., which give the date of his death and age at that 
time.] 

According to the Hebron, Conn., Records, Job Stiles and 
Anna Bliss [who was a dau. of John Bliss] were married Sept. 
22, 1736. Judging from the records of the births of their 
children, they must have removed from Hebron to Colchester, 
Conn., sometime between March, 1742-3, and Jan., 1744-5, 
for the birth of their 3d child, Mch. 5, 1742-3, is recorded at 
Hebron, while that of the 4th, Jan. 10, 1744-5, is on 
the Colchester Records, as are also 7 others born subse- 
quently. 

Found by Dr. D. W. Patterson, at Colchester, Conn., Dec. 
17, '86(?) : " Job Stiles, and Anne Stiles, his wife, both of 
Colchester, ack. rec't, 3 July, 1750, of the portion which be- 
longed to her as one of the daughters of Mr. John Bliss of 
Hebron, [Conn.], dec'd." 

April 19, 1764, Job Stiles sold his farm of 47 acres to John 
Blesh [Bliss ?] for £220 {Colchester Zand Records). P. R. 



Massachusetts Family. 179 

Strong, Esq., who examined the records, says : " This farm 
lay about 8 miles from what is now Marlborough* {incorpo- 
rated as a town in 1821)." 

Job Stiles removed to Granville, Mass., about 1764. This 
we learn from the deposition of his son, John, on applying for 
a pension for services in the Revolutionary War {Pension 
Records, Washington, D. C). 

It is said that the land now occupied by the meeting-house, 
at East Granville, Mass., was formerly a part of the farm of 
Job Stiles. 

In a " Eecord of Families," made by Rev. T. M. Cooley 
(while pastor of the Congregational Church at E. Granville) 
occurs the following : " 1796, Job Stiles 81 yrs. of age." 
Without question, this was Job Stiles Senior. In another 
part of the church records kept by Rev. Mr. Cooley, occurs this 
entry : "Joel Stiles died, March, 1797, at the age of 82 years." 

It is clear that this is the record of the death of the Job 
Stiles, who was 81 in 1796, and it is also easy to see that the 
mistake in spelling was a natural one. 

In the same record the death of Anna Stiles, in 1782, aged 
60, is given, which is undoubtedly that of Job's wife, Anna 
(Bliss) Stiles. 

Job Stiles m. (2), Mrs. Dorcas (widow of Israel) Stiles of 
Westfield, Mass. (See p. 229, Conn. Earn, of Stiles.) 

Childrenf (by 1st marriage) : 

41. I. Job 4 Jr. ; m. Lydia Phelps and Dorcas Stiles. 

Family 12. 

42. II. Elijah 4 , b. May 12, 1740; m. Dorothy . 

Family 13. 

* We have seen a statement made by a descendant of Mrs. Grace (Stiles) 
Bancroft, claiming that she (Grace) was born at " Mulbery," Conn. This 
we found hard to reconcile with the Colchester record, but when we learned 
that a town named Marlborough had been formed from a portion of Col- 
chester, we saw the whole thing very clearly, for we remember hearing in 
our childhood certain old people mention Marlborough, If. H., which they 
pronounced as if it were spelt Maulbry. — M. S. P. G. 

fA copy of the record of births of the last 8 children of Job Stiles, fur- 
nished by P. E. Strong, Esq., of Colchester, Conn.: 

"Jan 10, 1746, Jemima, Dau to Job Stiles; John his Sone was born Oct 
6, 1745; Livinne his Dau was born Apr 8, 1749; Eunice his Dau was born 
Jan 28, 1751; Grace his Dau was born Nov. 3, 1755; Eunice his Dau was 
born Jan 31, 1756; Samuel his Son was born Aug. 25, 1751; Samuel his Son 
was born Jan. 1, 1758. Eunice died Jan. 31, 1756; the first Samuel died 
Oct 26, 1757." 



180 Stiles Genealogy. 

43. III. Lydia 4 , b. at Hebron, Conn., Mch. 5, 1742-3. 

Probably the remaining 8 children of Job and 
Anna were born at Colchester, as they are there 
recorded. On the next page will be found a copy 
of the said record, by Mr. P. It. Strong of C, who 
vouches for it as a " true copy," which, however, 
turns out to be any thing but a true record, and 
proves that the early town clerk was not infallible. 

44. IV. Jemima 4 , b. Jan. 10, 1744-5; bapt. Jan. 22, 1744-5. 

(It will be seen by comparing the dates here 
given, with the record in the foot-note on this 
page, that the latter gives 1746 as the year of 
Jemima's birth, and 1745 as that of her next 
younger brother, John. For a long time we 
were sorely puzzled over the discrepancies of the 
" true copy," and finally gave up all expectation 
of reconciling them. Fortunately, however, 
after a time, we received from Dr. H. R. Stiles 
the following item : " Jemima, Dau. of Job 
Stiles, bap. 22d Jan., 1744," which his friend 
Dr. D. W. Patterson, of Hartford, Conn., 
had found in the Colchester Record. This 
solved the difficulty in Jemima's case, for it was 
clear that 1744 must be the true date of her 
birth, and we have accordingly substituted this 
date in our " revised version." In the case of 
John, who comes next to Jemima in the Colches- 
ter Record, we have his own testimony at the 
time of applying for a pension, and on the strength 
of that shall take the responsibility of placing 
him below his sister Lavinne. — M. S. P. G.) 

45. V. Lavinne 4 , b. Apr. 3, 1749; m. Benjamin Stow, at 

Granville, Mass., Mch. 30, 1767 {Granville Rec- 
ords). " They emigrated to the Western Reserve, 
and settled at Nelson, Portage Co., Ohio, where 
they were living in 1830," says an aged relative 
of theirs (Mr. James G. Tinker, of Abilene, 
Kans.), who visited them there that year. Issue: 

46. i. Charity 5 , m. Nathaniel Bancroft, at Gran- 

ville, Mass., and moved to Randolph, Port- 
age Co., Ohio. 



Massachusetts Family. 181 

47. VI. John 4 , b. Oct. 23, 1750 (see note following his sis- 

ter Jemima's record) ; married Ruth Roberts. 
Family 14. 

(According to Mr. Strong's transcript, Eunice 
was born Jan. 28, 1751, and would, therefore, be 
the 7th child, but Dr. Patterson finds that this 
Eunice was born Jan. 28, 1754, which makes 
her the 8th in order.) 

48. VII. Samuel 4 , b. Aug. 25, 1751 (this child is the 10th 

in order in the Colchester Record, but, unless 
the date of his birth, therein given, is wrong, he 
should be the 7th); he d. Oct. 26, 1757. 

49. VIII. Eunice 4 , b. Jan. 28, 1754. 

50. IX. Grace 4 , b. Nov. 3, 1755, according to the Colches- 

ter Record. (A descendant gives it as 1758, which 
we think must be an error, for it is a well-au- 
thenticated fact that Samuel, whom the Colches- 
ter Records give as the youngest child, was 
born Jan. 1, 1758. It is quite probable that 
the births of Job Stiles' children are given in 
Old Style reckoning. This would account for 
the apparent nearness in age of Grace to 
her next younger sister, Eunice, who, accord- 
ing to Old Style, would be a little less than a 
year and three months younger than Grace. — 
M. S. P. G.) Grace Stiles m. April 26, 1781, 
John Bancroft (b. at Granville, Mass., Aug. 4, 
1750). They removed, in 1809, to Nelson, Port- 
age Co., Ohio. They had 7 children, all b. at 
Granville, Mass. The names of none are given, 
but the eldest was 

51. i. a son 5 , b. Apr. 6, 1782 (from J. M. Bancroft, 

a descendant of John and Grace [Stiles] 
Bancroft, to Dr. H. R. Stiles, in 1871). 

52. X. Eunice 4 , b. Jan. 31, 1756 ; d. Jan. 31, 1756 (see 

note above). 

53. XI. Samuel 4 , b. Jan. 1, 1758; m. Sarah Rose. Family 15. 
Child (by 2d marriage) : 

54. XII. Cynthia 4 , b. 17 — ; m. Launcelot Granger. They 

lived at Granville, Mass., where Mr. G. died, 
and where Mrs. G. continued to reside until 



182 [ Stiles Genealogy. i 

after her mother's death, when she removed to 
Hartford, Conn., her two daughters and son, 

Lester, accompanying her. She died , , 

at the home of her daughter, Cynthia Dewey, 
in Indiana. Issue : 

55. i. Elsamana 5 ; m. in 111.; d. many years ago. 

56. ii. Cynthia 5 ; m. Ezra Dewey; rem. to Wis., 

near Milwaukee; many years afterward 
went to Indiana; finally returned to 
Westfield, where she d. about 1888. Mr. 
D. is now (1889) living in Milwaukee, 
Wis. They had 3 sons, of whom one d. 
in childhood. One son is named Fred. 

57. iii. Lester 5 ; m. and settled in 111.; d. years ago, 

leaving a widow and one son. 

58. iv. Orrin 5 ; went west in early youth; married. 

59. v. Olin 5 (or Owen); went west with his brother; 

m. 



Family 6. 

60. Nathan 4 Stiles Jr. [30] (Nathan 3 , Eobert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), 
was born at Hebron, Conn, (probably about 1728); m. (1) 
Keziah Kilbron [this surname is presumably the same as Kil- 
bourne, Kilbourn and Kilburn] Mch. 1, 1749-50 {Hebron 
Records). As nearly as we can learn, the last mention of 
Nathan Stiles Jr. on the Hebron Records is in 1755. 

" In the year 1760 two hundred emigrants from Connecticut 
were invited to remove to Horton, Kings Co., Nova Scotia, and 
take possession of it, the Acadians having removed from the 
place 5 years before " {Halliburton } s Hist. Nova Scotia, p. 115). 

" Cornwallis, N. S. [Kings Co.], was settled at the same time 
with Horton and by persons who emigrated from the same 
colony — Connecticut. They sailed together in a fleet of 22 
vessels, convoyed by a brig of war mounting 16 guns, com- 
manded by Capt. Pigot. They arrived on the 4th of June, 
1760,, and took possession of the lands formerly occupied by 
the Acadians" [ibid., p. 120]. 

We have a list of 60 persons who were grantees of Cornwal- 
lis, N. S., in 1761. Among them was one named Nathan 
Styles, undoubtedly Nathan Stiles Jr., of Hebron, Conn. 



Massachusetts Family. 183 

A descendant of Nathan Styles (or Stiles), of Cornwallis 
(Capt. D. F. Stiles, of Fort Uucompahgre, Col.), has sent us 
all that he has been able to learn concerning his ancestor. Lieut. 
Stiles sajs : " Nathan Stiles was born in the New England States 
about 1730 or 1741*, probably at Boxford, Mass., or Hebron, 
Conn.f He married Sarah Rockwell.;}: He served in the British 
army at the capture of Louisburg in 1758, and at Quebec in 
1 759. He was one of the New England colonists who moved to 
Nova Scotia in 1760 or 1701 and settled at the St. John's River 
in New Brunswick; then called Nova Scotia. After the expul- 
sion of the Acadians from Nova Scotia, 60 of the colonists, 
Nathan Styles being of the number,§ were each granted a 
bounty of 500 acres in what is now Kings county, N. S., to 
which place Nathan moved with his family. He died at Corn- 
wallis in 1808. They had children as follows : " (The names 
will be found under " children by 2nd marriage.") 

Children by 1st marriage (first three from Hebron, Conn., 
Records) : 

61. I. Israel 5 , b. June 15, 1751 (prob. d. young, as another 

child rec'd the same name). 

62. II. Lois 5 , b. Sept. 6, 1853. 

63. III. Phebe 5 , b. July 5, 1755. 

64. IY. Oliver 5 , b. before 1760, prob. as early as 1757, as he 

m. Rebecca Peck in 1776. Family 16. 

Children by 2nd marriage (furnished by Lt. D. F. Stiles): 
65." Y. John 5 . 

66. YI. David 6 . 

67. VII. Nathan 5 . 

68. VIII. Josiah 6 . 

69. IX. Reuben 5 . Family 17. 

70. X. Sarah 6 . 

71. XI. Keziah 5 . 

72. XII. Ruth 5 . 

73. XIII. Israel 5 , b. Nov. 14, 1784; m. Elizabeth McKenzie. 

Family 18. 

* Nathan Stiles Jr. must have been born previous to 1730. 

f Nathan Stiles Jr. was born at Hebron, Conn. 

j Sarah Bockwell must have been a 2d wife, and doubtless belonged to 
one of the Rockwell families that emigrated to Nova Scotia at the same 
time with Nathan Stiles Jr. 

§ The original grant is on file at Kentville, Cornwallis, Kings Co., N. S. 



184 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 7. 

74. Robert 4 Stiles [31] (Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was 

born at Hebron, Conn., Jan. 25, 1730-31 ; m. Patience 

(Hebron Records). 

Children (from Hebron Records): 

75. I. Eobert 5 , b. Mch. 15, 1757. All that we know of 

this Robert Stiles is comprised in the " allega- 
tion " made by him on applying for a pension, 
and which we discovered among material sent us 
by the commissioner of pensions at Washington, 
D. C, and is as follows : 

" Robert Stiles, in April, 1818, of Schoharie, 
N. T., and states he enlisted in March or April, 
1777, for 3 years, with Capt. Fitch, in Col. Dur- 
kee's Conn. Regt., serving as corporal and ser- 
geant. He was in the battle at Fort Miller [cap- 
tured Nov. 10, 1777, and situated on the Dela- 
ware river, just below Philadelphia]. His 
brother, Beriah, of Schoharie, N. T., served with 
him in the same company. In Oct., 1820, he 
states he was in his 64th year of his age, a cripple 
for many years — that previous to his service, in 
1777, he was out between one and two years, 
first at Roxbury, during the siege of Boston, 4 
or 5 months ; next he went into Col. Wylly's 
regt. at N. Y. city, remaining 9 months or a year. 
His family in 1820 consisted of himself and 
wife, the latter 67 years old. His name was 
placed on pension-roll July 29, 1819." 

76. II. Patience 5 , b. Aug. 6, 1758. 

77. III. Beriah 5 , b. Sept. 19, 1760. [His own statement- 

see below — gives Mch., 1761, as the date of his 
birth.] As in the case of his brother, Robert, 
we have obtained all we know of his history from 
the pension office records. It is as follows : 
Beriah Stiles, in April, 1818, was living in Scho- 
harie, N. Y. He was born March, 1761 (?). He 
enlisted at Chatham, Conn., in Oct., 1775, with 
Capt. Blake, in Col. Sage ? s regt., for 6 months, 
going to the siege of Boston. In April, 1776, 



Massachusetts Family. 185 

he volunteered for 6 months with Capt. Wet- 
more, in Col. Sage's Regt., to go to N. Y. city. 
[During this service he was stationed at Gover- 
nor's Island to oppose the landing of the British.] 
In Nov., 1776, he joined, for 4 months, Capt. 
Hyde's Co., which was stationed at Stamford, 
Conn., and at White Plains, where he immedi- 
ately engaged to serve 3 months longer. At 
Chatham, in the spring of 1777, he volunteered 
for 3 years with Capt. Fitch in Col. Durkee's 
Regt., and was in the battle at White Plains 
(Oct. 28, 1776), and at Germantown (Oct. 4, 
1777). His brother Robert was a witness. Be- 
fore 1830 he removed to Monroe Co. (probably 
to Mendon). In 1830, he had a wife living, near 
60 years old, and also stated he had no children, 
which may mean none living with him, or none 
at all living." 

78. IY. Martin 5 , b. Nov. 20, 1762 ; m. Candace Cone. 

Family 19. 

79. Y. Lotan 5 , was living, Nov., 1844, in Mendon, Monroe 

Co., N". Y., aged 75 years. (From the deposi- 
tion of his brother, Martin, in the Pension Rec- 
ords, Washington, D. C.) 



Family 8. 

80. Stephen 4 Stiles [32] (Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), 
was born at Hebron, Conn., May 22, 1733. " Stephen Stiles, 
of Hebron, and Rebecca Brown, of Middletown, were joined 
in marriage Dec. 2, 1756" (Hebron Records). In 1762, 
Stephen Stiles, of Hebron, was appointed to settle the estate of 
some party in Ashford [Conn.] (Hoadley's Colonial Hist., 
vols, xii, xiii). From Lebanon, Conn., Land Records, we 
learn that Stephen Stiles purchased estate in Lebanon, Mch. 23, 
1784, and, also, that he was still living in Hebron in 1791, 
when he sold land in Lebanon (G. W. Kingsley, Town Clerk 
of Lebanon, 1885). 

Children (only the first 2 are recorded at Hebron, Conn.) : 
81. I. Stephen 5 , b. Nov. 5, 1757; in. Irena Bliss. Family 

20. 
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186 Stiles Genealogy. 

82. II. Eebecca 5 , b. Sept. 23, 1759. 

83. III. Reuben 5 . According to a printed U. S. pension 

list, published in 1840, Reuben Stiles, aged 85, 
was living at Beek man town, Clinton Co., North- 
ern N". Y. Now, if it be true that Reuben Stiles 
was 85 years old in 1840, he was born about 
1755, before the marriage of his parents. We 
have, after a good deal of perplexing study of 
the situation, decided to place him as the 3d 
child in order, not because we are satisfied that 
he was the 3d child, but because there seems to be 
no better place for him, unless he was a twin 
with Stephen or Rebecca, which hardly seems 
likely, as, if he had been, we think the Hebron 
Records would have so stated. He married (1) 

; (2) Mrs. Irena Bliss (Stiles), widow 

of his brother Stephen. 

Reuben Stiles enlisted in the "War of 1812, and 
served in the 6th N. Y. Infantry, under Capt. 
Clark, of Col. Atkinson's Regt. In the battle of 
Lundy's Lane, at Bridgewater, Canada (July 25, 
1814), he was shot through the neck and shoulder, 
for which he drew a pension . He died at West 
Chazy, N. Y., Nov. 27, 1840. He left no children. 

(For most of the facts concerning Reuben 
Stiles we are indebted to Geo. L. Clark, Esq., 
of Washington, D. C, and Reuben Stiles, of 
Troy, Bradford Co., Pa.) 
S4. IY. Elizabeth 5 or Betty, b. in Hebron, Conn.; m. a 
Mr. Warner, of Cornwall, Yt., who d. at C. 
many years before his wife. She d. without 
issue, Oct. 9, 1860, at the home of her niece, 
Mrs. Orpha Risley, of DeKalb, N. Y. Mrs. 
Betty Warner's gravestone says she was 103 yrs. 
4 months and 17 days old at the time of her 
death, which shows that she was born the 22d 
May, 1757, some 6 months before her brother, 
Stephen. We must confess our utter inability 
to make straight work of such crooked materials. 
Apparently there is some mistake somewhere. 
It seems to us that she must have been younger 



Massachusetts Family. 187 

than Reuben, and so we have given her the place 
of the 4th child. Her relatives say that they 
have_heard that she was so frail and delicate in 
her infancy that no one believed she could ever 
be raised. A nephew of hers writes us that when 
she was 101 years old she would spin a "day's 
work" of linen on a little wheel. 

85. V. Ellice 5 , born at Hebron; m. John Buckland. She 

d. at Brighton, N. Y. (near Rochester). Issue: 

86. i. Abner 6 . 

87. ii. Warren L. 6 ; res. (1885) at Rochester, N". Y.; 

add. 290 Monroe ave., and 3 other chil- 
dren. 

88. VI. Asa 5 , b. Mch. 6, 1768; m. Olive Rood. Family 21. 

89. VII. Ebenezei^b. Oct. 13, 1773; m. Roxy Buckland. 

Family 22. 

90. VIII. Samuel 5 , b. May 8, 1777; m. Talitha Pierce. Fam- 

ily 23. 

91. IX. Warren 5 (possibly was the 7th child, we cannot 

tell), is said to have been with the Indians west 
of the Mississippi, more than half a century ago. 
(A nephew, living [1885] at Hermon, ]ST. Y., is 
the authority for this statement.) 

92. X. Annis 5 , b. at Hebrou, 1789; d. 1839, at Fort Cov- 

ington, N. Y., at the home of her nephew, Col. 
Ezra W. Stiles, according to one account; an- 
other says she d. at Cornwall, Vt. 

Family 9. 

93. Benjamin 4 Stiles [37] (Lt. Amos 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Rob- 
ert 1 ), was born in Hebron, Conn., Feb. 8, 1739-40; m. 
Damaris Brown, June 6, 1765 (Hebron Records) . He proba- 
bly died in the early part of 1791, as the inventory of his es- 
tate, amounting to £137-6-3, was admitted to probate, Apr. 
16,1791. 

Children (the eldest from Hebron Records^ the rest from 
Lebanon, Pa.) : 
94. I. Martha 5 , b. May 10, 1763 (prob. should be 1765). 

This child must have died, as there was another 

of the same name. 



188 Stiles Genealogy. 

95. II. Benjamin 5 Jr.; in. Margery Brewster, of Wood- 

stock, Vt., Feb. 25, 1802. In 1825 Amos and 
Nabby Stiles were living in Stillwater, Mich., 
presumably bis children, from the connection in 
which they are alluded to by a relative. Mr. S. 
was District Clerk at Woodstock, Vt., for a 
number of years. 

96. III. Jonathan 5 , b. ; m. at Lebanon, 1ST. H., Jan. 

22, 1804, Olive Willson; he was then of 
Woodstock, Yt. In 1819 his nephew, Amos 
Pelton, visited him. It is thought he was then 
living in the Mohawk Yalley. 

97. IV. Eachel 5 , b. 1773 ; d. July 19, 1836, se. 63; m. Paul 

Brewster, son of Ephraim and Margery, of 
Woodstock, Vt., and brother of Margery, wife 
of Benjamin Stiles Jr. Elder Brewster, who 
came over in the Mayflower, was an ancestor of 
this family. Paul Brewster served 2 years in the 
War of 1812. Issue: 

98. i. Seth 6 , m. Rosamond Densmore ; both dead ; 

left (1) John D. 7 (Dr.) ; (2) J. R. 7 , living 

1890, at Windsor, Vt. 
Russell 6 , m. Joan Crooker ; 2 daus. ; all dead. 
Ephraim 6 , m. Almira Dodge ; both dead. 
George 6 , m. Frances Richmond ; d. ; Mrs. 

Brewster was living, 1890, at Woodstock, 

Vt. 

102. v. Lucy 6 , m. Aaron Barlow. She survived 

him many years ; lived with her brother, 
Russell, who owned and occupied for many 
years the farm which belonged to his father 
and on which he, the father, always lived. 

103. V. Hannah 6 , born ; m. Hatsel Pelton, of Chat- 

ham, Conn. In 1802, Mr. P. bought of Eben- 
ezer Dike, of Woodstock, Vt. , a large portion of 
his farm of 137 acres of land, in W., and settled 
upon it the same year. Some of his descendants 
still remain in the same neighborhood (1890). 
Issue : 

104. i. Charlotte 6 , b. 1796 ; m. Stephen P. Kings- 

ley, 1814. 



99. 


ii. 


100. 


iii. 


101. 


iv. 



Massachusetts Family. 189 

105. ii. Sarah 6 , b. 1798 ; m. Josiah Clark. 

106. iii. Amos 6 , b. Feb. 19, 1799, in Chatham, Conn.; 

m. (1) Betsey, dau. of Rev. Seth Sterling, 
who d. 1836; m. (2) Betsey, dau. of James 
Call, a Rev. soldier ; is living (1890) in 
Woodstock, Yt., ae. 85. Children (by 1st 
mar.): (1) Fred. A. 7 (JPelton), b. 1821 ; m. 
Jane English, of Hartland, Vt. ; d. 1873; 
she d. 1880. Issue : Lewis 8 and Leroy 8 , 
b. at Westford, Mass. ; (2) Melvina 7 Pel- 
ton), b. 1823 ; d. 1849 ; unm.; (3) Huldah 
Elizabeth 7 (Pel ton), b. 1829 ; m. Henry 
Clark of Weymouth, Mass,; res. at W. ; 
(4) George S. 7 (Pelton), b. 1832; m. 
Charlotte Fillmore (relative of ex-Pres. 
F.); res. Turner, HI. (By 2d mar.) : (5) 
Erastus Call 7 (Pelton), b. 1839 ; res. Wood- 
stock, yt. ; unm. ; (6) Melinda C. 7 (Pel- 
ton), b. 1841; res. Claremont, 1ST. H. 
unm.; (7) Betsey C. 7 (Pelton), b. 1844 
m. 1867, Samuel W. Soule, an inventor 
Mr. S. perfected the Remington type- 
writing machine invented by , insur- 
ing its present success. Mr. S. d. 1875. 
Children : (a) Samuel W. 8 (Soule), b. 
1869; (b) dau. 8 , b. May 18, 1873; (8) 
Lucy Ellen 7 (Pelton), b. 1847 ; m. Fred. 
A. Holt ; res. Woodstock ; 8 children. 

107. iv. Rachel 6 , b. 1801; d. unm. 

108. v. Hannah 6 , b. in Woodstock, yt., Apr. 30, 

1805 ; d. in Flushing, Mich., Apr. 13, 
1868; m. Seth Samuel Churchill Cald- 
well, son of Samuel and Soviah (Church- 
ill) Caldwell, who was b. in Pomfret, yt., 
July 17, 1802; d. in Flushing, Mich., 
Mch. 3, 1878. Children: (1) Wallace 
Ruthven 7 (Caldwell), b. in Woodstock, yt., 
Dec. 22, 1828 ; (2) Sarah J. 7 (Caldwell), 

b. in W., Feb. 5, 1832 ; m. Allen ; 

removed to Minn. ; d. at Willmar, Minn., 
Apr. 22, 1882 ; (3) Henry O. 7 (Caldwell), 



190 Stiles Genealogy. 

b. in W., Jan. 8, 1834 ; (4) John M. 7 
(Caldwell), b. in Barre, N. Y., Nov. 22, 
1836; (5) Jasper H. 7 (Caldwell), b. in 
Gaines, N. Y., Mch. 14, 1842; d. June 
2, 1848, in Flushing ; (6) Mary M. 7 (Cald- 
well), b. in Flushing, Mich., May 3, 1845. 

109. YI. George 5 , b. 1 777 ; m. Betsey Lincoln. Famiiy 24. 

110. YII. Edmund 5 , m. Wealthy Loom'is. Family 25. 

111. YIII. Patty 6 , b. 1782 ; m. abt. 1803 or 1804 Simeon Jr., 

son of Simeon and Lydia (Shaw) Dunham, who 
was b. in Carver, Mass., May 27, 1775 ; removed 
with his parents to Yermont in 1888; d. at 
Woodstock, Yt., Sept. 28, 1839. Mrs. Patty 
(Stiles) Dunham d. at W. Feb. 20, 1813, ». 31 
yrs. 
Children : 

112. i. Lucy 6 , b. Aug. 28, 1805 ; m., 1832, Cyrenus 

(b. in Woodstock, Yt., June 20, 1807), son 
of Israel T. and Sally (Richmond) Hough- 
ton. She d. at W. June 22, 1878. Mr. 
H. & at W. July 7, 1885. Issue (all b. in 
Woodstock, Yt., and all d. there except 
No. 2) : (1) George Washington 7 (Hough- 
ton), b. May 26, 1833 ; d. Mch. 27, 1859 ; 
m. Emily Densmore, of Sharon, Yt. 
Issue: (a) Melvin J. 8 (Houghton), b. in 
Woodstock, Yt., Nov. 2, 1858 ; m. Nov. 
4, 1879, Nellie A. Hutchinson, of Pom- 
fret, Yt. Issue: (i) Clyde A. 9 (Hough- 
ton), b. in Rutland, Yt., Dec. 22, 1880; 
(ii) Bernice.E. 9 (Houghton), b. in Wood- 
stock, July 2, 1883 ; d. Mch. 20, 1890 ; 
(iii) Ethel L. 9 (Houghton), b. in W. Nov. 
23, 1890; (2) Hatsel Dunham 7 (Hough- 
ton), b. Sept. 2, 1834 ; d. at Luna, Iowa, 
Nov. 16, 1868 ; (3) Sarah Jerusha 7 (Hough- 
- ton), b. Apr. 23, 1836 ; unm.; (4) Lucy 
Ellen 7 (Houghton), b. Oct. 22, 1838 ; d. 
July 19, 1846 ; (5) Sarepta Rebecca 7 
(Houghton), b. Nov. 2, 1840 ; d. Apr. 10, 
1843 ; (6) Henry Horace 7 (Houghton), b. 



Massachusetts Family. 191 

June 6, 1843; m. Feb. 8, 1866, Clarinda 
M. Washburn, of Woodstock, Yt. Issue: 
(a) Elwin K. 8 (Houghton), b. Feb. 11, 
1867; m. May 3, 1890, Ellen M. Bennett, 
of Bridgewater, Yt.; (7) Simeon Dun- 
ham 7 (Houghton), b. June 1, 1845. 

113. ii. Hatsel Pelton 6 , b. Feb. 9, 1808 ; d. at 

Woodstock, Yt., Mch. 26, 1835. 

114. iii. Patty 6 , b. Nov. 17, 1812 ; d. Aug. 12, 1813. 

[Horace Dunham, of Woodstock, Yt., a 
son of Simeon Dunham Jr., by his 2d m., is 
engaged in tracing the genealogy of the D. 
Family. To him and to Mrs. Betsey (Pel- 
ton) Soule the author is indebted for records 
of the Peltons and Dunhams here given.] 

115. IX. Jemima 6 , m. Solomon Root. 

116. X. Amos 6 . 

[It seems almost certain that the children of the 
above family are not given in their proper order, 
but the author has done the best she could in the 
absence of dates.~\ 



Family 10. 

117. Dr. Aaron 4 Stiles [38] (Lfr, Amos 3 ,Eobert 2 Jr., Eobert 1 ), 
was born at Hebron, Conn., May 19, 1742 ; m. Rebecca Clark, 
of Lyme [Conn.], Dec. 24, 1767 {Hebron Records). 

Children (from Hebron -Records) : 

118. I. Aaron 5 , b. Dec. 25, 1768; d. Dec. 28, 1768. 

119. II. Aaron 5 , b. Feb. 3, 1769 [this is prob. given in " Old 

Style "]. 

120. III. Rebecca 5 , b. May 26, 1771. 

121. IY. Anna 6 , b. Mch. 10, 1785. 



Family 11. 

122. Edmond 4 Stiles [39] (Lt. Amos 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), 
was born at Hebron, Conn., June 5, 1744; m. Lydia (dau. of 
John) Porter, July 19, 1762 {Hebron Records). Edmond 
Stiles and his wife Lydia are mentioned in the Land Records 



192 Stiles Genealogy . 

of Lebanon, Conn., as jointly selling land there, Nov. 25, 1766. 
He died at Hebron, Men. 6, 1768. Administration was granted 
to Lydia Stiles 11 Oct., 1768, on estate of Edmond Stiles, late 
of Hebron, dee'd. Inventory of his estate £149: 13: 7 was 
dated 10 Oct., 1768 (from Colchester Records, by Dr. D. Wil- 
liam Patterson). 

Child (from Hebron Records) : 
123. I. Amos 6 , b. Jan. 3, 1765. 



Family 12. 

124. Job 4 Stiles* Jr. [41] (Job 3 , Eobert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was 
born at Hebron, Conn., without doubt. As he must have been 
the eldest child of Job and Anna (Bliss) Stiles, he was probably 
born previous to 1740, perhaps as early as 1737. He married 
(1) at Colchester, Conn., Mch. 30, 1758, Lydia Phelps, of 

*The work of tracing the family of Job Stiles Jr. has been par- 
ticularly difficult on account of blunders in the old records of Granville, 
Mass. ; for instance: Sarah, as " wife of Job Stiles," is found in no less than 
four places, when it should have been Lydia; and, to prove these mistakes to 
be such, has required a great deal of time and patience and considerable 
money. We are satisfied that, with only the town records to assist us, we 
could never have solved the mystery; but, fortunately, we were able to 
obtain a transcript from the church records, also inscriptions from tomb- 
stones, and by comparing the town records with these we have reached 
comparatively satisfactory conclusions. We give below the items referred 
to from the town records of Granville and also the inscriptions from tomb- 
stones at East Granville : 

1. "Eunice Stiles, daughter of Job Stiles and Ledy his wife was born 

March 21 Day 1761 (Granville Records). [It will be noticed that 
this child is accredited to Job and Ledy (or Lydia).] 

2. " Birth. Job Stiles sone of Job Stiles and Sarah his wife was born 

February 21, 1764 (ibid.). 

3. " Death. Job Stiles son of Job Stiles Jun r and Sarah his wife, died 

January 27 Day. A. D. 1766 (ibid.). 

4. " Birth. Lydia Stiles, Daughter of Job Stiles Jun r and Sarah his 

wife was born November 4th day 1765 (ibid.). 

5. " Birth. Job Stiles, son of Job and Sarah Stiles. Born November 4th 

day 1769 "(ibid.). 

An inscription still to be seen in the old graveyard at East Granville, 
Mass. , reads as follows : 

" Job son of Mr Job and Mrs Lydia Stiles, died January 27, 1766 in the 
2nd year of his age, who lies the third on the right hand." This inscrip- 
tion is certainly most conclusive proof that the name Sarah in items No. 2 
and 3, Granville town records, ought to have been Lydia, and we shall have 
no hesitation in substituting Lydia for Sarah in Nos. 4 and 5 also. — M. S. P. 
G., 1885. 



Massachusetts Family. 193 

Hebron, Conn. (Colchester Records). From the fact that his 
first child was born at Colchester in 1759, and his second in 
Granville, Mass., in 1761, we infer that he removed from Col- 
chester between 1759 and 1761. Mrs. Lydia (Phelps) Stiles died 
June 18, 1779. Her tombstone is still standing (1885) in the old 
graveyard at East Granville, Mass., and bears this inscription : 

" In memory of Mrs. Lydia, wife of Mr. Job Stiles Jun. 
who died June 18, A. D. i779 in the 41st year of her age " 
(copied and sent by Rev. N. S. Moore, of East Granville, Mass.). 

Job Stiles, of Granville, Mass., m. (as 2d wife), July 1, 1781, 
Dorcas (dau. of Martin and Dorcas [Adams]) Stiles, of West- 
field, Mass. {Stiles' Ancient Windsor, p. 789). The ancestry of 
Mrs. Dorcas (Stiles) Stiles will be found in the line of John 2 
Stiles — Conn. Family; her des., of course, belong to the Mass. 
Family, and will be found in their proper place. 

Children (by 1st marriage): 

125. I. Hepsibah 5 , b. at Colchester, Conn., June 17, 1759 

(Colchester Records); m. (1) Daniel Cooley Jr., 
of East Granville, Mass., who d. at E. G., Apr. 
5, 1821, aged 67. Note. — Daniel Cooley Sen. 
was one of the first settlers of Granville, Mass. 
Rev. Timothy Mather Cooley, D. D., for more 
than 50 years pastor of the Cong. Church at East 
Granville, was an own cousin to Daniel Cooley Jr. 
Mrs. Hepzibah (Stiles) Cooley m. (2) Cyrus 
Grates of Castleton, Yt., Feb. 5, 1832, she being 
at the time 78 years old, Mr. Gates 75, and the 
Rev. Dan. Kent, the minister who officiated, 72. 
After the ceremony, the first greetings were offered 
by the bride's grandson, Orison Cooley, aged 
4, and Ellen Walker, aged 3 [a great granddaugh- 
ter of the bride], who walked up hand in hand, 
and kissed the bridal couple. (From a letter of 
Mrs. Jane Walker, a gr. dau. of Mrs. Hepzibah 
[Stiles-Cool ey] Gates.) Mrs. Hepzibah (Stiles- 
Cooley) Gates d. in 1841, at the home of her 
dau., Mrs. Mana Flower, Rochester, N". Y. 
Issue (by 1st marriage) : 

126. i. Charles 8 (Cooley), m. and lived in Canandai- 

gua, N. Y. Issue : (1) Lovina 7 (Cooley) ; (2) 
Esther 7 (Cooley); (3) Sylvester 7 (Cooley). 
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194 Stiles Genealogy. 

127. ii. Mclntyre 6 (Cooley), m. Lovina Cheese- 

brough ; res. in Hartford, Conn. Issue : 
Marilla 7 (Cooley). 

128. iii. Sylvester 6 (Cooley), twin ; lost at sea. 

129. iv. Luman 6 (Cooley), twin ; m. . Issne : 

(1) Eraeline 7 (Cooley ); (2) Alfred 7 (Coo- 
ley) ; (3) Sylvester 7 (Cooley). The family 
were living in Philadelphia the last known 
of them. 

130. v. Man a 6 (Cooley), m. Elisha Flower ; lived 

in Chili and Rochester, N. Y. Mrs. F. 
is buried at R. Issue : (1) Edwin 7 
(Flower) ; (2) a son 7 . 

131. vi. ^Rowland Phelps 6 (Cooley), (M. D.), b. at 

Granville, Mass., July 5, 1784; m. Mila 
Stow. 

* Descendants of Mrs. Hepzibah Stiles Cooley in the line of her son, Dr. 
Rowland Phelps Cooley. 

Dr. Rowland Phelps 6 Cooley moved to Benson, Vt., in 1810; practiced 
medicine there for over 40 years. He was a member of the General Assem- 
bly, 1834-5, and delegate from B. to the State Constitutional Convention in 
1836. He married, June 12, 1806, Mila, only dau. of Elihu Stow, Esq., of 
East Granville, Mass. (b. at. E. G., July 23, 1787, and d. at Benson, Vt., 
May 4, 1854, ae. 67). Dr. Cooley d. at Saratoga Springs, N. T., April 2, 
1865, aged nearly 81 years. Issue : 

I. Maryett 7 (Cooley), b. at Granville, Mass., July 16, 1807; m. John Alsop 
Stiles, M. D. (a 2d cousin of her father's), of Springfield, Mass., 
Feb. 18, 1836. She d. at Mishawaka, Ind. (where Dr. Stiles had 
located soon after their mar.), Mch. 1, 1839. (For her des. see 
Fam. 64 of this line.) 
U. Jane Stow 7 (Cooley) (Mrs. Jane S. Walker, although quite aged, is 
greatly interested in the history of her family, and has herself fur- 
nished most of the information that has been received concerning 
them), b. at G., Apr. 8, 1809; m. Dec. 16, 1827, as 2d wife, 
Chauncey Rockwell Walker, of Benson, Vt., merchant and post- 
master; he was b. Feb. 3, 1799; d. Feb. 15, 1850. [His 1st wife 
was Sarah Woodward, whom he m. June 12, 1823. She d. Aug. 
30, 1824.] Issue (all b. at Benson, Vt.): 
i. Son 8 , b. Sept. 23, 1828; d. soon. 

ii. Ellen Cooley 8 (Walker), b. Oct. 13, 1829; m. Uriah N. Benedict 
of Galway, N. Y., Feb. 3, 1852; d. at Gansevoort, N. T., Oct. 
20, 1861, of congestion of the lungs. Child: Isabella 9 (Bene- 
dict), b. 1857; became a teacher of music; m. Oct. 4, 1882, Dr. 
John W. Keyes of Bellow's Falls, Vt.; Sept., 1885, they re- 
moved to Kearney, Neb . , hoping the change of climate would 
prove beneficial to Dr. K.'s health, 
iii. Emaretta Maryett 8 (Walker), b. Mch. 11, 1832; d. of consump- 
tion, July 14, 1860. 



Massachusetts Family. 195 

132. vii. Talitba Cuxni 6 (Oooley), m. Samuel Gould, 

of Kochester, N. Y. She d. at R. No 
children. 

133. viii. Philemon Stiles 6 (Cooley) ; m. Eliza Dean 

Morse, of Benson, Vt., Apr. 22, 1824; he 
d. at Rochester, IS". Y., Nov. 6, 1855. 
Issue : (1) Daniel Sylvester 7 (Cooley), b. 
Jan. 17, 1825; d. Aug. 8, 1825; (2) Ta- 
litha E. 7 (Cooley), b. Sept. 21, 1826; m. 
Robert Alexander, May 13, 1849 ; res. 
(1885) at Rochester, N. Y. ; (3) Orison 
Stiles 7 (Cooley), b. JSTov. 25, 1828; m. 

iv. Mila Stow 8 (Walker), b. June 7, 1834; grad. with honor in rnusic 
and other branches, at Castleton (Vt.) Seminary; went as teacher 
to Georgetown, Pettis Co., Mo., where, after teaching 2 years, 
shem., Feb. 15, 1856, Dr. Benj. F. Hughes, of G. Shed. 
Oct. 30, 1857. Dr. Hughes was b. in Cooper Co., Mo., Nov. 
20, 1830; grad. with high honors at McDowell's Coll., St. 
Louis, Md.; d. at Sedalia, Mo., Oct. 27, 1879. Issue: Infant 9 
son, who d. July, 1857. 

v. Rockwell Kendall 8 (Walker); b. June 2, 1837; d. Sept. 6, 1838. 

vi. Eockwell Phelps 8 (Walker), b. Dec. 23,1839; m. (1) Mary Jane 
Ladd, Mch. 31, 1863, who d. Oct. 29, 1870; no children living; 
m. (2) J. Adelia Ladd (cousin to his 1st wife), Nov. 13, 1882. 
Child : Clayton Rockwell 9 (Walker), b. 1884. Mr. R. P. Walker 
is a merchant and farmer, has held town offices, and repre- 
sented his town (Benson) at the State Legislature, in 1882-3. 

vii. Ethelinda Aura Ann 8 (Walker), b. Oct. 11, 1844; m. Oct. 25, 
1871, David E. Potter, a farmer; she died of nervous prostra- 
tion, July 22, 1884; no children. 
viii. Lauretta Alida 8 , b. May 30, 1848; m. Samuel Egbert Scott, of 
Sandy Hill, N. Y., Oct. 25, 1870. Issue: (1) Charles Rockwell 9 
(Scott), b. 1872; (2) Jennie Cooley 9 (Scott), b. 1875; this family 
res. at Sandy Hill. 

III. Darwin J. A. 7 (Cooley), b. Jan. 27, 1811; m. Julia A. Fillmore, of 

Middlebury, Vt. He d. at Mishawaka, Ind., Jan. 4, 1841. Mrs. 
Julia Cooley d. at the home of her dau., Mrs. J. D. Hibbard, of 
Goshen, Ind. Issue: 
i. Rowland Phelps 8 (Cooley), farmer and mechanic; res. Watkins, 

N. T. ; no issue. 
ii. Mana Cleora 8 (Cooley); m. J. D. Hibbard; res. Goshen, Ind. 
iii. Mary Jane 8 (Cooley), b. July 15, 1865; m. Chas. W. Walker. 

Mr. Walker was, for some years, a druggist at Middlebury, 

Ind. He d. at his home in Goshen, Ind., May 6, 1884, from 

an overdose of morphine. 

IV. Infant son 1 ; d. Oct. 22, 1814, se. 6 days. 

V ( 

yj' -j Twin daus. 1 ; d. 1820, se. 3 weeks. 

VII. Infant dau. 1 ; d. Mch. 16, 1827. 



196 Stiles Genealogy. 

Elizabeth Richmond, June 5, 1852; he d. 
Apr. 17, 1856; (4) Julia 7 (Cooley), b. 
Aug. 7, 1834; m. Mark D. Wilson; res. 
(1885) at Rochester, N. T.; (5) Elijah 
Morse 7 (Cooley), b. Mch. 15, 1839; dec'd; 
(6) George L. T (Cooley), b. Jan. 27, 1843; 
res. (1885) at Rochester, N. T. 

[A child named Luman Cooley, aged 9 
years, was buried in 1786, at E. Granville, 
Mass., by the side of Daniel Cooley. Pos- 
sibly this may have been the oldest child 
of Daniel and Hepsibah.] 

134. II. Eunice 6 , b. Mch. 21, 1761. 

135. III. Job 6 , b. Feb. 21, 1764. " Job. son of Mr Job and 

Mrs Lydia Stiles died January 27, 1766 in the 
2nd year of his age who lies the third on the 
right hand." 

(Inscription on a tombstone yet standing in 
the old graveyard at East Granville, Mass.) 

136. IV. Lydia 6 , b. Nov. 4, 1765. 

137. V. Job Phelps 6 , b. Nov. 4, 1769; m. Talitha Cumi 

Elderkin. Family 26. 

138. VI. Alcimene 6 , bapt. 1777. " Alcimene daughter of 

Job Stiles Jr and Mrs Lydia Stiles, died Feb 28, 
1791 in the 14th year of her age." (Inscription 
on a tombstone in East Granville, copied, 1885, 
by Rev. N. S. Moore, of E. G.) 

[Ruth Stiles died at E. Granville, Mass., 1792; 
but who she was we have no means of ascertain- 
ing.] 

Children (by 2d marriage) : 

139. VII. Lucretia 6 ; m. Hezekiah Gorham ; * they were liv- 

ing in Castleton, Vt., in 1832; afterward rem. 
to Middlebury, Vt. Issue : 

140. i. George 9 ; d. at Troy, K Y. 

141 . ii. Mary 8 ; m. and lived at Pittsford, Vt.; sup- 

posed to be dead. 

*In a letter found among the effects of Charles P. Stiles (son of Job P. 
Stiles), and signed by Hezekiah and Lucretia Gorham, mention is made of 
Rufus and Auchman Stiles, but the letter contains no clue to their 
identity. 



Massachusetts Family. 197 

142. VIII. Bliss 6 , b. Mch. 17, 1788; m. Polly Mills and Fanny 
Mills. Family 27. 



Family 13. 

143. Elijah 4 Stiles [42] (Job 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was 
born at Hebron, Conn., Mav 19, 1742 (Heh*on Records) ; m. 
p oro thy -2—; lived in Granville, Mass. "Dec 3, 1776, 
widow Dorothy Stiles admin, to Elijah Stiles of Granville " 
(Prob. Bee, vol. 6, Northampton, Mass.). 

Children (from Granville Records) : 

144. I. Almena*, b. Nov. 22, 1769. 

145. II. Abial 6 , b. Mch. 17, 1772. 



Family 14. 

146. John 4 Stiles [47] (Job 3 , Robert 3 Jr., Robert 1 ), was 
born at Colchester, Conn., Oct. 23, 1750, from whence, about 
1764, his father removed to Granville, Mass. (From John 
Stiles' own statement at the time of his application for a pen- 
sion.) He was married at Pynchon's Hotel, West Granville, 
Mass., Apr. 2, 1776, to Ruth Roberts, of Middletown, Conn. 
They resided at East Granville, Mass. He received a certifi- 
cate of church membership, at E. G., Nov. 19, 1816. In per- 
sonal appearance Mr. Stiles is said to have been tall and well- 
proportioned. He was very strong and weighed over 200 lbs. 
(From a letter of a descendant.) Concerning his service in the 
War of the Revolution, he gave the following account on ap- 
plying for a peusion : 

"In the fall of 1774, enlisted as a minute man for one year 
with Capt. Ball, equipping himself with a musket, bullet-pouch, 
powder-horn, knapsack, hatchet and blanket ; being thus ready 
to march forthwith on an alarm, and attended constantly in 
drilling and exercise which were taught by British deserters. 
In March of 1775, there was an alarm causing the company to 
start for Boston, but ascertaining they were not wanted, re- 
turned home. He was elected sergeant, and on the alarm of 
the fight at Lexington, he with the company immediately 
marched for Boston, and were stationed at the Gore House at 
Roxbury, where remaining 3 or 4 months before their dis- 



198 Stiles Genealogy. 

charge. In the following Sept. he was called out to go under 
the command of Lt. Bancroft to Ticonderoga, and was stationed 
on Mt. Independence under Col. Robinson, and was soon or- 
dered to Bennington on horseback and the horses were sent back. 
They were after 2 or 3 months discharged. He died Oct. 26, 
1835" {Pension Records, Washington, D. C). [The Church 
Records at East Granville, Mass., give Oct. 19, 1835, as the 
date of death of John Stiles, which is doubtless the true date.] 
Mrs. Ruth (Roberts) Stiles received a pension for her husband's 
services in the war. During her later years she was known as 
"Granny Stiles." She died Apr. 14, 1850, aged 94 years 
(according to the Granville Records, although another author- 
ity says 95 years). 

Children ; 

147. I. Electa 5 , b. Sept. 1, 1776 (one authority gives 1777); 

m. John Crocker of Granville,* as 3rd wife, 
Sept. 20, 1826 (by Rev. Timothv M. Cooley). 
Mrs. Electa (Stiles) Crocker d. at G. Dec. 16, 
1837, aged 81 {Granville Records). They had 
no children. 

148. II. Anna 9 , b. Aug. 5, 1778 ; m. at Granville abt. 1796, 

Sylvester Tinker. They rem. abt. 1810, to the 
Western Reserve and located at Randolph, 
Portage Co., Ohio, where they resided until the 
death of Mr. Tinker, which occurred Oct. 6, 
1818. About this time their eldest son, James 
G., married, and Mrs. Tinker made her home 
with him during the remainder of her life. [For 
52 years she was a member of his family.] She 
died at the age of 94 years, and is buried at 
Mendola, La Salle Co., 111., which was for many 
years the home of her son, J. G. Tinker. Issue 
(this record was furnished by Mr. J. G. Tinker of 
Abilene, Kans.): 

149. i. James Green 6 , b. Nov. 26, 1797; m. Rhoda 

Van Gooden abt. 1818 ; res. at Mendola, 
111., for abt. 20 yrs. Both were living 
April, 1885, with their eldest daughter at 

* East Granville may be meant here as we think it must be in several 
other instances where Granville is given. — M. S. P. G. 



Massachusetts Family. 199 

Abilene, Kans. Children living (1885) : 
(1) Olive M. 7 (Tinker), m. Dr. J. M. 
Hodge; res. (1885) Abilene, Kans.; (2) 
Cynthia E. 7 (Tinker), m. Dr. W. P. Pres- 
ton; res. (1885) Alliance, Ohio; (3) James 
M. 7 (Tinker), res. Washington, D. C; (4) 
Anna 7 (Tinker), m. Jacob Augustine; 
res. Abilene, Kans. 

150. ii. Ruth Maria 6 ; 2 yrs. younger than J. G., not 

living ; left 2 daus. 

151. iii. Sylvester 6 , 4 yrs. younger than Ruth; m. 

and d. leaving a widow and 3 chil- 
dren. 

152. iv. Jerusha 6 , 2 yrs. younger than Sylvester ; m. 

and d. leaving 3 chil. 

153. v. Martin Spencer 6 , b. 1811 at Randolph, O.; 

m. ; had 8 or more children, all of 

whom lived to maturity, and then died ; 
res. (1885) at Mendola, 111. 

154. III. Jerusha 5 , b. Aug. 5. 1778 [twin sister to Anua]; m. 

Peter Hull [brother of Lt.-Gov. Hull] of Farm- 
ington, Conn.; pub. at Granville, Mass., May 28, 
1804 (Granville Mee.) ; they lived at Whites- 
town, N. Y. Issue : 

155. i. Patrick 6 , living (1886), aged 80, at Oneida 

Mills, Carroll Co., Ohio. 

156. ii. Maria 6 , aged 77 (1886) ; m. D. G. Thomas; 

res. atljtica, N. Y. (21 Hobart st.) ; had 
2 daus. and 1 son. The latter, Patrick 
Henry Hull 7 (Thomas), grad. 1872, at 
Bellevue Med. Coll.; is now (1886), 49 
yrs. of age ; has resided in New York 
city since 1880 ; add. 1734 Lexington 
ave. 

Andrew 6 (Rev.), res. Elmira, 1ST. Y. 

George 6 , res. Oneida Mills, Ohio. 

Emily H. 6 , m. Mr. (lardiner, res. Oneida 
Mills. 

160. IY. Roger 6 , b. Aug. 5, 1783 ; m. Lucina Spelman. 

Family 28. 

161. Y. Lorren 5 , 'b. Nov. 3, 1795 ; d. Jan. 14, 1798. 



157. 


iii. 


158. 


iv. 


159. 


v. 



200 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 15. 

162. Samuel 4 Stiles [53] (Job 3 , Robert 8 Jr., Robert 1 ), was 
born Jan. 1, 1758, at Colchester, Conn., in that part of the 
town which is now included in Marlborough ; married Sarah 
Rose, who was born Dec. 20, 1763. In May, 1795, they re- 
moved from Granville, Mass., to Canandaigua, ~N. T. 

" Samuel Stiles was one of the first settlers of Canandaigua, 
in what was then an unbroken wilderness. He set out the 
first apple orchard in that section. He served four years and 
nine months in the Revolutionary Army; was a major, it is 
said. He had a commission as privateersman to prey on the 
enemy during the War of 1812. In middle life he somehow 
lost a leg. He was a man of unflinching courage and fidelity; 
among the many anecdotes handed down in the family as il- 
lustrative of his fearlessness, decision, etc., are the following : 

His farm was on the western shore of Canandaigua lake (4 
miles from the village of Canandaigua), the country newly and 
sparsely settled, and wild animals numerous. One morning 
Mr. Stiles found one of his animals missing, and suspecting 
that it had been killed by a bear, he set out in pursuit mounted 
(for he had but one leg) upon a spirited young horse, and in 
company with a neighbor. Following the trail in the snow to 
the timber, it led them to a large hollow tree where bruin was 
found, ready for battle. Shouting to his friend, who was ap- 
proaching, " Shall I kill the devil, or not % " Mr. Stiles, with- 
out waiting for an answer, with the muzzle of his rifle almost 
in the bear's face, and with his horse frantic with fear, fired 
and killed the brute. 

" Going one morning at daylight, for his suckers, which came 
up the creek (about half a mile from his house) from the lake, 
he found a party of Indians already there. Seeing a string of 
fish which they had caught, lying on the edge of the water, he 
snatched them up. On seeing this the Indians picked up their 
rifles (they were so near he could distinctly hear the click of 
the locks as they were cocked) and pointed them at him. Un- 
daunted by this, Mr. Stiles, still holding the fish, bade his little 
boy, who was with him, bring his rifle from the house, and 
kept his position, his eyes steadily bent on the Indians. As 
soon as the boy appeared again upon the scene with the ' ; old 
flint-lock" the Indians took to their heels. 



Massachusetts Family. 201 

" It is related of him that frequently on cold stormy nights he 
was accustomed to admit these wandering redskins to his cabin 
after the family had retired. On these occasions the Indians 
laid down in a semi-circle around the large open fire-place, fre- 
quently quarreling for the best places, and to quiet them, Mr. 
Stiles would get out of bed, and with his trusty crutcli would 
rap the noisy ones on the head until quiet was restored, while 
his wife, in mortal fear of awakening the ill-will of their 
troublesome guests, was vainly endeavoring to dissuade him 
from interfering with them ; but fear of man, beast or devil, 
was not an element of his composition." Samuel Stiles died 
about the year 1813 it is supposed. [Mrs. Laura (Stiles) Isham, 
of Pittsford, Mich., says her grandfather (Samuel Stiles) died 
when her father (Anson B. Stiles) was but 16 years of age. 
This would be in 1813, as has been stated by others.] 

Children (the first 7 were undoubtedly born at East Gran- 
ville, Mass.): 

163. I. Oratha 5 , b. Aug. 20, 1780; m. Elizabeth Billings. 

Family 29. 

164. II. Epaphroditus 6 , b. Sept. 21, 1782; m. Eoxana Lin- 

coln. Family 30. 

165. III. Ahiman 5 , b. Feb. 15, 1785 ; m. . Family 31. 

166. IY. Sally 6 , b. Sept. 6, 1787 ; m. Ephraim (or Henry — 

both names are given) Lincoln ; had 7 children; 
among whom were : 

167. i. Otis 6 was a merchant at Jackson, Mich., in 

1849. 

168. ii. Ephraim", merchant at Canandaigua, N. T. 

169. iii. A. S. 6 

170. V. Faircha 5 , b. Apr. 19, 1790; m. Lebbeus Ross; resided 

at Penn Yan, N. Y. She d. abt. 1823 ; left 4 chil. 

171. YI. Philemon 5 , b. July 6, 1792; m. Jane Florence. 

Family 32. 

172. VII. Elijah 5 , b. May 27, 1795; m. Levinia Lincoln. 

Family 33. 

173. VIII. Anson Bose 5 , b. Sept. 9, 1798 ; m. Laura Eowley 

and Ann Taylor. Family 34. 

174. IX. Dau. 5 , b. Sept. 4, 1799 ; d. in infancy. 

175. X. Poland 5 , b. Apr. 19, 1800; m. Eliza Chesebro. 

Family 35. 

176. XL Catherine 5 , b. July 5, 1802; m. Jonathan B. 

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202 Stiles Genealogy. 

Walker. Mrs. ~W. was living at last accounts 
somewhere in Mich. She had 8 children, but we 
have the names of 2 only : 

177. i. Lafayette 6 . 

178. ii. Avis Catherine"; m. (1) Mr. Nichols; (2) 

-, from whom she separated. It is said 



that she and her son Wesley are proprietors 

of a photograph gallery in New York city. 

179. XII. Minerva 5 , b. June 2, 1806; m. Hiram Anson, of 

Jackson, Mich. She died without issue, and 

Mr. Anson is living in Mich, with a 2d wife. 

Family 16. 

180. Oliver 6 Stiles [64] (Nathan 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., 
Robert 1 ), was probably born in Hebron, Conn., and not later 
than 1757, for he married Rebecca (b. at Attleborough, Mass., 
Aug. 7, 1758), dau. of Abie! (son of John) Peck and wife Ruth 
Skinner, of Attleborough, in 1776. [Capt. David Stiles, of 
Hopewell, N. B., a grandson of Oliver Stiles, informs us that 
his grandfather came from Cumberland, Nova Scotia, to what 
is now Hopewell, Albert Co., New Brunswick, about the year 
1750, but we are convinced that this date is several years too 
early, because, in the first place we have pretty clear evidence 
that Nathan Stiles Jr. (the father of Oliver Stiles), was living 
in Hebron, Conn., several years after 1750, having had a child 
born there as late as 1755, according to the Hebron Records, 
and, in the second place, we have reliable evidence that the 
Connecticut colonists — Nathan Styles being of the number — 
emigrated to Nova Scotia in 1760, and finally, Oliver Stiles, 
if he was a son of Nathan Jr. — and we have satisfied our- 
selves after much patient investigation* that such was the fact 

* Almost immediately after commencing our investigation of the matter, 
we came to the conclusion that Oliver Stiles was a son of Nathan Jr., but 
for a long time we could obtain no corroborative evidence of the fact. At 
last, however, we received a letter, which we take the liberty of copying: 

"Harvey (N. B.), Dee. 30, 1885. 
"Mrs. M. S. P. Guild: 

"Dear Madam — I received a letter to-day from a lady (Mrs. Rebecca 
Milton, of Middle Coverdale, Albert Co., N. B.), who says that the name of 
my great grandfather was Nathan. She says she was talking with an old 
gentleman who knew him. * * * 

" Yours respectfully, Lucy E. (Steles) Turner." 
— M. S. P. Guild, Lynn, Mass., Jan. 2, 1886. 



Massachusetts Family. 203 

— could not have been born until several years after 1750, un- 
less he was the eldest child, which seems altogether improbable ; 
and, if he was not the eldest child, neither could he have been 
the 2d, nor even the 3d, as will be seen by referring to the 
record in Family 6 of this line. We feel very confident that 
he was the 4th child, but have no means of determining whether 
he was a child of the 1st or 2d marriage of Nathan Stiles Jr.] 
Although, from the fact that the list of children of Nathan 
Stiles and Sarah Rockwell (given by Lt. D. F. Stiles) does not 
include the name of Oliver, we think he must have been a son 
of Keziah Kilbron. 

Oliver Stiles died at Hopewell, N. B., Feb. 23, 1833. 

Mrs. Kebecca (Peek) Stiles died at H. in 1850. 

[The record of Mrs. Stiles' birth, marriage (excepting year) 
and death were copied from the Peck Genealogy, p. 143.] 

Children (from records furnished by Capt. David Stiles, of 
Hopewell, N. B.) : 

181. I. Fanny 6 , b. May 6, 1777; m. Roswell Hunt ; she 

d. Mch. 25, 1825; had 1 son (Amos*) and 5 daus. 

182. II. Ezra 9 , b. Nov. 27, 1779; m. Sarah Hoar. Family 

36. 

183. III. Lois 6 , b. Jan. 15, 1782; m. Leonard Hoar; she d. 

Jan. 1, 1845; she had sons and daughters. 

184. IV. Ruth 6 , b. Mch. 14, 1785; m. Thomas Pearson; had 

3 sons. 

185. V. Elisha 6 , b. Aug. 11,1789; m. Mary Hoar. Family 

37. . 

186. VI. Thomas 6 , b. July 6, 1790; m. Eunice Pearson. 

Family 38. 

187. VII. Oliver 6 Jr., b. Jan. 6, 1793; m. Sarah Rogers. 

Familv 39. ' 

188. VIII. Stephen 6 , b. Apr. 8, 1796 ; m. Elizabeth Rogers. 

Family 40. 
[It is stated, in the Peck Genealogy, that Oliver 
and Rebecca (Peck) Stiles had 5 sons and 5 
daughters, but we have received the names of but 
3 daughters.] 

* Amos Hunt, shoemaker, formerly of Lynn, Mass., died of consumption 
at the hospital at San Francisco, Cal., June 22, 1889. His age was 52 years. 
His home was in Anoka, Minn., where his widow resides (1889). He went 
to California on account of his health. 



204 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 17. 

189. Reuben 5 Stiles [69] (Nathan 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , Robert 2 
Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Cornwallis, Kings Co., N. B. (it is 
supposed); m. -. 

Children : 

190. I. Robert 6 , b. July 29, 1790; m. Charlotte Babcock. 

Family 41. 

191. II. Enoch 6 , b. . Family 42. 

192. III. Rebecca 6 ; * m. George Wilson ; had 4 sons and 2 

daughters. 

193. IV. Ruth 6 ; m. Charles Steeyes; had 5 sons and 5 

daughters. 

194. V. Rosanna 6 ; m. Nathaniel Smith; had 2 sons and 3 



daughters. 



Family 18. 



195. Israel 5 Stiles [73] (Nathan 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., 
Robert 1 ), was born at St. Johns, N. B., Nov. 14, 1784; m. 1812, 
Elizabeth McKenzie, who was born at Picton, N. S., Aug. 15, 
1791; she died at the homestead, Pictou, Aug. 25, 1874. 

When Israel Stiles was 6 months old his parents removed 
to Cornwallis, Kings Co., N. S. (From this it will be seen 
that Nathan Stiles Jr., did not at first occupy the land granted 
him in 1761, at Cornwallis.) Here he lived until 1811, when 
he went to Pictou, and there engaged in farming and, also, 
built a sawmill, one of the first in the country. Israel Stiles, 
like his father, Nathan, was a strict Baptist, and died in that 
faith, May 25, 1869. " Israel Stiles while living in the prov- 
inces was called by many of his neighbors i Yankee Stiles.' 
We find that nearlv all his children soon made their way to 
the ' Hub of the Universe,' and settled in the States, as did 
many other descendants of the Colonists from New England 
to the Provinces" (Lt. Daniel F. Stiles). 

Children (from records furnished by Lt. D. F. Stiles, all 
born at Pictou, N. S.) : 
196. I. John 6 , b. May 24, 1 813; m. Sarah Frazer. Family 43. 

* Enoch Stiles, of Salisbury, N. B., gives Anna instead of Rebecca as the 
name of his father's (Robert) sister. Robert Stiles, of Elgin, N. B., also 
gives Anna instead of Rebecca. 



Massachusetts Family. 205 

197. II. Daniel 6 , b. Aug. 10, 1815; m. Margaret Hogg. 

Family 44. 

198. III. Nathan 6 , b. Jan. 14, 1817; m. Jane Matherson. 

Family 45. 

199. IV. William 6 , d. in infancy. 

200. Y. Sarah 6 , b. Feb. 3, 1820; m. Isaac Archibald of 

Truro, N. S. 

201. VI. Charles William 6 , b. Feb. 22, 1822; m. Margaret 

Sutia Robinson. Family 46. 

202. VII. George Johnston 6 , b. Mch. 23, 1824; m. Josephine 

Montcrief Street. Family 47. 

203. VIII. Reuben 6 , b. May 14, 1826 ; m. Catharine J. S. (dan. 

of Donald and Nancy) Frazer of Pictou, N. S. He 
was a member of the firm of Stiles & Gunn, 
electrotypers, of Boston, Mass., until 1850, when 
he went to California, where he died in 1856. 
His widow died in 1862 in Washington, D. C. 
Thev bad no children. 

204. IX. Mary Elizabeth 6 , b. Dec. 9, 1828 ; m. N". K. Dick- 

son at Pictou, N". S., Sept. 25, 1853. Mr. D. 
was a prosperous farmer at Truro, N. S. Issue : 



205. 


i. Charles W. 7 


206. 


ii. Jerden 7 . 


207. 


iii. Bessie M. 7 


208. 


iv. Henry Havelock 7 , 


209. 


v. Minar Stiles 7 . 


210, 


vi. Sadie 7 . 


211. 


X. David 6 , b. Mch. 12, 1831 




Family 19, 



d. 1853. 



212. Martin 5 Stiles [78] (Robert 4 , Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., 
Robert 1 ), was born at Hebron, Conn., Nov. 20, 1762 {Hebron 
Records) ; married at East Haddam, Conn., Sept., 1782, Can- 
dace Cone, who was born Apr. 23, 1761. This we learned 
from his affidavit on applying for a pension, in the" Pension 
Records at Washington, D. C, and also the following: 

"In Aug., 1833, Martin Stiles of East Gillenburg (or 'bury), 
York Co., Canada, Home District of Upper Canada, aged over 
70 yrs., states that he enlisted at Chatham, Conn., for 3 years 
with Capt. Fitch in Col. Webb's Regt. in March, 1777, and was 



206 Stiles Genealogy. 

in the battle of Germantown, Penn. (Oct. 4, 1777), and in the 
assault and capture of Stony Point (July 16, 1779). In May, 
1781, lie enlisted in Col. Sheldon's Conn. Regt. of Light Dra- 
goons for 3 years (it is probable he was residing then in Col- 
chester, Conn., or may be he was one of the quota assigned to 
Colchester, so reported when enlisting) at Middlefield (origi- 
nally a part of Middletown, Conn.) under Capt. Edgar, but not 
mounted, and was discharged in the early part of the summer 
of 1783, at Dan bury, Conn. He performed duty along the 
coast of Conn, and Long Island, and the shore of the Hudson 
river. After the war he moved to N. H., thence to Yt., then 
to the western part of New York, and about 30 years prior to 
1833 he settled in Canada. [Next follows the account of his 
marriage and record of his children's births, which will be 
found elsewhere.] His house was burned, it is stated, about 
20 years prior to 1845. Lotan Stiles, a brother of Martin was 
living, it was stated, in Mendon, Monroe Co., N. Y., aged 75 
years." [Martin Stiles gave the date of his birth as Nov. 20, 
1761, but it was evidently a slip, as he, himself, says he was 
over 70 in 1833, while if his birth had occurred on the date he 
gave, he would have been over 71 at that time. — M. S. P. G.J 
His name was placed on the Pension Roll Apr. 2, 1834. 

Children (from Pension Office Records, given in 1833 by 
Martin Stiles) : 

213. I. Elizabeth Cone 6 , b. Dec. 29, 1784 ; m. Milne, 

living in Gillenbury, Can. 

Polly 6 , b. Dec. 30, 1785. 

Lydia 6 , b. Feb. 12, 1789. 

Edgar 6 , b. Dec. 31, 1793. 

Martin 6 , b. Apr. 15, 1793 (this must be intended 
for 1795). 

Clary 6 , b. May 15, 1798. 

Henry 6 , b. Oct. 27 (year torn off). 

Joel 6 ,'b. July 3, 1804. 



Family 20. 

221. Stephen 5 Stiles [81] (Stephen 4 , Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., 
Robert 1 ), was born at Hebron, Conn., Nov. 5, 1757 {Hebron 
Records); m. Irena Bliss, who, after his death, became the 2d 
wife of his brother Reuben, whom she also survived. We 



214. 


II. 


215. 


III. 


216. 


IY. 


217. 


Y. 


218. 


YI. 


219. 


VII. 


220. 


VIII 



Massachusetts Family. 207 

cannot learn where he died, one account stating that he died 
and was buried at Shorehara, Yt, while another says his death 
took place at Orwell, Yt. He was, doubtless, comparatively a 
young man at the time of his death. Mrs. Irena (Bliss) Stiles 
died at Chazy, Clinton Co., N. T., and is there buried. 
Children : 

222. I. Mary 6 ; d. at the age of 15 (from record furnished 

by G. L. Clark, Esq.). 

223. II. Dan. 6 , b. Feb. 23, 1779; m. Lucinda Hikok. Fam- 

ily 48. 



Family 21. 

224. Asa 5 Stiles [88] (Stephen 4 , Nathan 3 , Eobert 2 Jr., Eob- 
ert 1 ), was born at Hebron, Conn., Mch. 21, 1768; m. at Leba- 
non, Conn., Sept. 15, 1785, at the house of her father, Olive 
(dau. of Jeremiah) Rood. About 1794, Mr. Stiles emigrated 
from Hebron to Shoreham, Yt.; thence, between 1802-5, the 
family all removed to Chazy, Clinton Co., N. Y. 

Asa Stiles volunteered in the Revolutionary army, at Leba- 
non, Conn, in June, 1780, in Capt. Day's Co., Col. Wyllys' 
Regt., for 3 months; again enlisted in June, 1782, in Capt. 
John Gilbert's Co., Col. G. Gilbert's Regt., for the war. In 
Feb. 1813, he enlisted in the War of 1812, in Capt. Follett's 
Co., llth Infantry, and was injured, for which he drew a pen- 
sion. He was discharged at Burlington, Yt., Oct., 1813. 

He died at West Chazy, N. Y., Aug. 14, 1836. His wife 
survived him and died at W. C. July 2, 1843, se. 75 years. 
[The above account was furnished by Geo. L. Clark, Esq., of 
Washington, D. C, a grandson of Asa Stiles, to whom we are 
also indebted for the accompanying records.] 

Children : 

225. I. Olive 6 , b. at Hebron, Conn., in 1789 ; m. (I) abt. 

1808, Joseph Goodspeed (b. at Chazy, JST. Y. ; 

d. ) ; m. (2) Charles H. Baker. They res. 

at Chazy. Mrs. Olive (Stiles) Baker d. at 'West 
Chazy, N. Y., May 31, 1820. Issue (by 1st 
marriage) : 

226. i. Joseph L. 7 , b. Apr. 19, 1809; m. (1) Florilla 

Barnutn, 1830, who d. Nov. 20, 1831; m. 
(2) Charlotte Barnum, 1832; he res. at 



208 Stiles Genealogy. 

Burke, N. Y., of which place he was one 
of the prominent men; was postmaster, 
County Commissioner of Loans, for 
Franklin Co., N. Y., Paymaster of the 

Regt., 1ST. Y. State Militia ; was a 

farmer and merchant, a friend to the poor, 
and died, widely lamented, at Burke, 
Aug. 1, 1871. His widow still survives 
him (1886) in the 74th year of her age. 
Issue (by 1st marriage) : (1) Florilla 8 
(Goodspeed), b. Nov. 15, 1831; (by 2d 
marriage) : (2) Leonard J. 8 (Goodspeed), 
b. Sept. 26, 1833; m. Ann E. Denning; 
he d. May 2, 1867. Issue: (a) Watson 
L. 9 (Goodspeed); res. Elgin, 111.; (b) Olive 
T. 9 (Goodspeed); res. Burke, N. Y.; (c) 
Leonard 9 (Goodspeed); res. Burke, ~N. Y.; 
(3) Lucius J. 8 (Goodspeed), b. Mch. 26, 
1835; d. July 14, 1854; (4) Flora 8 (Good- 
speed), b. Apr. 3, 1837; d. Nov. 3, 1879; 

(5) Ezra Stiles 8 (Goodspeed), b. Oct. 30, 
1838; m. Elvira Main, Dec. 27, 1860; res! 
(1886) at Chateaugay, N. Y. Issue: (a) 
Carrie E. 9 (Goodspeed), b. Sept. 23, 1861; 

. m. Charles Aubrey; res. Constable, N. Y.; 

(b) Herbert Ezra 9 (Goodspeed), b. July 
28, 1864; (c) Ernest M. 9 (Goodspeed), b. 
Apr. 22, 1878; d. Jan. 1, 1886; (d) An- 
gie Maud 9 (Goodspeed), b. Apr. 15, 1880; 

(6) Asa J. 8 (Goodspeed), b. Feb. 4, 1845; 
d. Feb. 2, 1864; (7) Charlotte H. 8 (Good- 
speed), b. Oct. 28, 1847; m. George Win- 
ters; res. on the "Goodspeed Home- 
stead," Burke, N. Y. Issue : (a) Asa Jo- 
seph 9 (Winters); (b) Lottie E. 9 (Winters); 

(c) Cora N. 9 (Winters). 

227. II. Asa 6 , b. at Hebron, Conn., Aug. 14, 1791; m. Jan. 
3, 1816, at West Chazy, N. Y., Laura Hedding 
(sister to Bishop Elijah Hedding). He enlisted 
in Capt. At wood's Co., Col. Miller's Regt. of 
1ST. Y. Militia, and was in the battle of Platts- 



Massachusetts Family. 209 

burgh, Sept. 11, 1814. He was a prosperous 
merchant at West Chazy, and held the office of 
postmaster there for many years. He was prom- 
inent in every public enterprise, and died, uni- 
versally respected, Aug. 10, 1863. Mrs. Laura 
(Hedding) Stiles still (1886) survives. They 
had no children. 

228. III. Stephen 6 , b. in Hebron, 1793; m. Electa Fields 

and Elizabeth Barnes. Family 49. 

229. IY. Leonard 6 , b. at Shoreham, Yt.; was killed by the 

fall of a tree at the age of 16. 

230. V. Ezra 6 (Col.), b. at S., Sept. 28, 1799; m. Harriet 

Rublee. Family 50. 

231. YI. Warren 8 , b. at West Chazy, N. Y., 1800; m. 

Clarissa Dutcher. Family 51. 

232. VII. Mary 6 , b. at West Chazy, Sept. 2, 1806 ; m. at that 

place, Feb., J 822, Nathaniel Clark. She died at 
West Chazy, Aug. 15, 1840. She was a woman 
of great energy of character and died beloved 
and lamented by a large circle of friends and 
relatives. Her husband survived her and died 
Dec. 24, 1872, aged 76 years. Issue (all b. at 
Chazv, N. Y.) : 

233. i. George Lafayette 7 , b. Sept. 14, 1825; m. 

Nov. 9, 1848, Miss Ja-Ann Walling Clark, 
3d dau. of Zenas and Sarah Clark, of 
Odletown, Canada. She was b. at Henry- 
ville, Can., Feb. 23, 1826.* (For bio- 
graphical sketch of Mr. Clark, see foot- 
notef. Issue (eldest child b. at W. Chazy, 

*The grandfather of Mrs. Clark (Samuel Clark, of Weathersfield, Conn.) 
was a Revolutionary soldier of the Continental Army, and served under 
Washington at Valley Forge, etc. 

\ Mr. Geo. L. Clark was educated in the common schools of his town 
— Champlain and Plattsburgh academies — and the National Law School at 
Ballston, N. Y.; read law with Judge Geo. B. Scott of that place, and in the 
office of Peckham & Colt at Albany, N. Y. He was admitted to the bar 
of the courts of New York, Feb., 1852, and to the United States Supreme 
Court, Feb., 1868; settled and practiced law at Plattsburgh, N. Y., up to 
Dec. 1, 1884, when he removed to Washington, where he still resides. 

While resident of Plattsburgh, Mr. Clark held many important posi- 
tions; was member of the Board of Education from 1858 until his resigna- 
tion upon his removal to Washington. He was appointed in 1869 by Pres. 
Grant U. S. Assessor of Internal Revenue for the 16th revenue dist. of N. 
27 



210 Stiles Genealogy. 



KI, the rest at Plattsburgh, 1ST. Y.) : 

(1) Sarah Imogen 8 (Clark), b. Nov. 21, 
1849 ; ra., Sept. 28, 1869, at Plattsburgh, 
Franklin Flint Hathaway (b. at Fall 
Eiver, Mass., May 2, 1845), a lawyer, 
and in 1886, recorder of Plattsburgh. 
Issue (all b. at Plattsburgh, N. Y.) : 
(a) Fannie Belle 9 (Hathaway), b. Feb. 
24, 1872; d. July 29, 1873; (b) Lu- 
ella Walling 9 (Hathaway), b. Nov. 16, 
1873 ; (c) Helen Imogen 9 (Hathaway), b. 
Nov. 19, 1875; (d) Mabel Antoinette 9 
(Hathaway), b. Jan. 12, 1879; (e) Anne 
Frances 9 (Hathaway), b. Nov. 11, 1884; 

(2) Mary Isabella 8 (Clark), b. Feb. 8, 1854 ; 
d. Jan. 8, 1862 ; (3) Kev. Nathaniel Wal- 
ling 8 (Clark), M. A., b. Feb. 12, 1859; 
grad. at Wesleyan Univer., class of 1879, 
and at Drew Theological Seminary, May, 
1883 ; m. Felicia Hemans (dau. of Rev. 
H. A.) Buttz, Aug. 20, 1883. He was a 
member of the Newark Conference M. E. 
church; was stationed (1886) at Engle- 
wood, N. J. In 1889 Rev. N. W. Clark 
was appointed American Professor at the 
Martin Theological Inst, at Frankfort-on- 
the-Main, Germany, a school for the edu- 
cation of young men for the ministry for 
Germany and Switzerland. Mr. C. ex- 
pects to remain in the position for five 
years. Issue : (a) Henry Buttz 9 (Clark), 
b. Dec. 14, 1884 ; d. Sept. 18, 1885 ; (b) 
Isabel 9 (Clark), b. at Englewood, N. J., 



Y., embracing the counties of Essex, Clinton and Warren, in the State of 
New York, which office he held until it was abolished by act of Congress in 
1873. In 1874 he was elected Pres. of the Clinton Co. Bible Society, which 
position he held for the next 5 years. For many years Mr. Clark has been 
an active member of the M. E. church at Plattsburgh, holding various offi- 
cial positions. In 1876 he was elected by the Troy Conference lay delegate, 
and represented that body in the General Conference of the M. E. church 
at Baltimore in May, 1876. In 1879 Mr. Clark visited Europe professionally. 
He is now a prominent and respected member of the Washington bar, and 
an official member of the Metropolitan M. E. Church of that city. 



Massachusetts Family. 211 

Sept. 3, 1888 ; (4) John C. 8 (Clark), A. 
B., b. Mch. 24, 1863; grad., 1886, at 
Wesleyan Univer. ; studied law at Wash- 
ington, D. C; grad. from the law school 
of Columbia Col.; was admitted to the bar 
in 1889 ; is now (1890) practicing law at 32 
Nassau street, N. Y.; (5) Maud C. 8 (Clark), 
b. Aug. 8, 1865 ; m. June 10, 1890, Evert 
Lansing Harvey, a lawyer of Washing- 
ton, D. C; res. W. 

234. ii. Mary M.\ b. Jan. 6, 1830; d. Apr. 1, 

1842. 

235. iii. Martha M. 7 , b. , 1832; d. Dec. 15, 

1832. 

236. iv. Martha J. 7 , b. Apr. 5, 1833; m. Dexter S. 

Kinsley, Sept. 14, 1865. Mr. K. was a 
merchant and prominent citizen of Ellen- 
burgh, N. T., where he d. June 22, 1877. 
Child : Marion 8 (Kinsley), b. at Chazy, N. 
Y., Mch. 3, 1867 ; m. Cheney I. Cole, at 
Hinesburgh, Vt., Mch. 3, 1886. 

237. v. John P. L. G. 7 , b. Oct. 20, 1834; d. Dec. 2, 

1835. 

238. vi. Lucy Ann 7 , b. Sept. 16, 1836 ; m. Henry M. 

Hull, Oct. 7, 1873. Mr. H. is a promi- 
nent merchant at Hinesburgh, Yt., where 
they reside. 

239. vii. Lura A. 7 , b. Nov. 20, 1838; m. George 

H. Barber, June 23, 1870. They res. on 
the Clark homestead in Chazy, N. Y. 
Issue : (1) Wallace C. 8 (Barber), b. Sept. 
16, 1871; d. Aug. 27, 1873; (2) Lucy 
C. 8 (Barber), b. Oct 25, 1873 ; (3) George 
L. 8 (Barber), b. July 27, 1880. 

240. viii. Olive T. 7 , d. in infancy. 



Family 22. 

241. Ebenezer 5 Stiles [89] (Stephen 4 , Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., 
Robert 1 ), was born Oct. 13, 1773, at Hebron, Conn., without 
doubt, though his birth is not recorded there ; m. Roxy 



212 Stiles Genealogy. 

Bnckland ; resided many years at Brandon, Vt., and there 
died Sept. 25, 1828. Mrs. Boxy (Buckland) Stiles, d. Aug. 16, 
1838. 

Children (from records furnished by the town clerk of Bran- 
don, Yt.) : 

242. I. James 6 , b. July 3, 1801 ; d. young. 

243. II. George 6 , b. Oct. 7, 1803 ; d. young. 

244. III. Mary 6 , b. Jan. 21, 1805; m. Elijah June; lived 

and died in Brandon, Yt. Issue : 

245. i. Lucius 7 , m. Mary Keeler of Brandon, both 

now (1885) dec'd. They had 3 children, 
who are all living (1885) at B., viz. : (1) 
Frank 8 (June) ; m. Abby Thomas of B. ; 
have 3 chil. ; (2) George 8 (June) ; m. 
Addie Thomas of B. ; (3) Marion 8 (June); 
m. David Ho Dart of B. 

246. ii. Diana 7 , d. voung. 

247. IY. Seymour B. 6 , b. Mch. 25, 1807 ; m. Miss Jones. 

Family 52. 

248. Y. Joseph us 6 , b. Feb. 14, 1810 ; d. young. 

249. VI. Philander 6 , b. July 5, 1812; m. Phebe Cutter. 

Familv 53. 

250. VII. Almira 6 /b. Mch. 6, 1815; m. Mr. Crane; lives 

(1885) at Brookfield, N. Y. No children. 



Family 23. 

251. Samuel 5 Stiles [90] (Stephen 4 , Nathan 3 , Eobert 2 Jr., 
Robert 1 ), was born at Hebron, Conn., May 8, 1777 ; married 
(1) Talitha Pierce (b. Mch. 1, 1782), who died at Canton, N. 
Y., Dec. 3, 1811 ; m. (2) Susannah Litchfield, who d. abt. 
1850. About the year 1806, Samuel Stiles removed from 
Shoreham, Vt., to Canton, N. Y. He was in the War of 1812, 
and stationed at Ogdensburg, N". Y. His grandson says: "I 
have heard him tell many times the names of the landlords of 
the three taverns he passed in going from Canton to Ogdens- 
burg, the seat of war. They were Foot, Stocking and Leg. ,J 

He was a most exemplary man, and was often heard to say 
that he was never angry enough at any man to call him a liar. 
He was renowned far and near for his wonderful memory. He 
could tell of all the remarkable events, big storms, etc., giving 



Massachusetts Family. 213 

the exact dates of each. In his later years he became some- 
what deaf, but his mind retained its even balance to the last. 

His last words, "lam dying," were calmly spoken to a 
member of the family, he being just outside the door, and be- 
fore he could be lifted to the bed, he was, indeed, gone. There 
were present at his funeral his three children, eight grand- 
children, nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grand- 
child. "None knew him but to respect him, and none named 
him but to praise." [The above sketch of Samuel Stiles was 
furnished by his grandson, Mr. Levi Stiles, of DeKalb, N. Y.] 

Children (all by 1st marriage) : 

252. I. Orpha 6 , b. July 28, 1804 ; m. 1821, Nelson Risley ; 

resided at DeKalb, N. Y. ; Mrs. Orpha (Stiles) 
Risley died Dec. 15, 1883. Issue : 

253. i. William 7 , b. Dec. 25, 1822 ; m. Esther Mer- 

rihew, 1851, who d. May 18, 1881. He 
d. Oct. 28, 1856. Issue: (1) Harriet 8 
(Risley), b. Nov. 2, 1852; m. Amos 
Walroth, 1869 ; res. at Sylvester, Me- 
costa Co., Mich. Issue : (a) Andrew 9 
(Walroth), b. 1870 ; (b) Lilv 9 (Walroth), 
b. 1873 ; (c) Clarence 9 (Walroth), b. 1878 ; 
(d) Amos 9 (Walroth) ; b. 1882; (2) Henry 8 
(Risley), b. Feb. 4, 1854 ; res. (1885) at 
DeKalb, N. Y.; (3) Orpha 8 (Risley), b. 
Sept. 30, 1856 ; m. 1876, Truman Stacy, 
res. (1885) at De Kalb. 

254. ii. Obed S. 7 , b. Jan. 26, 1825, a farmer, at De- 

Kalb Junction, N. Y.; m. (1) Anne Case; 
in. (2) Maryette Merrihew. Issue (by 1st 
marriage) : (1) Charles E. 8 (Risley), b. Oct. 
7, 1849 ; m. Hannah Bass, of Herrnon, N. 
Y., July 2, 1870. Issue: (a) Frank L. 9 
(Risley), b. Oct. 28, 1871; (b) Julia A. 9 
(Risley), b. Sept. 12, 1873 ; (c) F. or T. 9 
(Risley), b. Jan. 20, 1881; (2) Jay E. 8 
(Risley), b. Apr. 12, 1854; m. Ida Shep- 
ard, June 16, 1878; is a farmer. Issue: (a) 
Obed E. 9 (Risley), b. Aug. 6, 1879 ; (b) 
May S. 9 (Risley), b. Oct. 1, 1880; (c) 
Ethel 9 (Risley), b. July 28, 1883; by 



214 Stiles Genealogy. 

Obed S. Kisley's 2d marriage : (3) Elbert 
E. 8 (Risley), b. May 28. 1861 ; m. Sarah 
Baxter, 1884 ; is a merchant at De Kalb 
Junction, N. H.; (4) Nelson A. 8 (Risley), 
b. Oct. 18, 1866, a farmer. 

255. iii. Horatio Nelson 7 , b. Oct. 14, 1826 ; m. Pa- 

melia Mayhew, Dec. 22, 1852. He d. 
Feb. 21, 1876. 

256. II. Pierce 6 , b. 1807 ; d. 1826. 

257. III. Sylvanus 6 , b. Aug. 2, 1809 ; m. Susanna Green. 

Familv 54. 

258. IY. Samuel "Seneca 6 , b. June 26, 1811 : m. Charlotte 

Sternberg. Family 55. 



Family 24. 

259. George 5 Stiles [109] (Benjamin*, Lt. Amos 3 , Kobert 2 
Jr., Kobert 1 ), was born at Lebanon, Conn., 1777 ; married 
Betsey Lincoln, who was born at Columbia, Conn., Jul} 7 , 1786. 
He followed the trade of tanner and cnrrier. According to the 
Land Records of Coventry, Conn., " George Stiles bought a 
farm there in 1807. He bought and sold land in C. until 1816, 
after which the name Stiles ceases to be found on the rec- 
ords." It is said that he was residing at Coventry in 1818, 
but afterward removed to Gibson, Susquehanna Co., Pa., 
where he died Oct., 1854. Mrs. Betsey (Lincoln) Stiles d. at 
Gibson, Pa., in 1852. 

Children (first four born at Coventry, Conn., the rest at 
Gibson, Pa.) : 

260. I. George 6 , b. 1808 ; m. Caroline Price. Family 56. 

261. II. Phebe 6 , b. 1810; m. Shepard Carpenter. She is 

still living (1885). Issue : 

262. i. George 7 . 

263. ii. Ezra 7 . 

264. iii. Betsey 7 . 

265. iv. Cyrus 7 . 

266. v. Sylvester 7 . 

267. vi. John S. 7 , res. (1385) at Chicago, 111. 

268. III. Jasper 6 , b. 1815 ; m. Sophronia Walworth. Family 

57. 



Massachusetts Family. 215 

269. IY. Ezra 6 , b. Mch. 4, 1817; m. Cynthia Ann Stiles. 

Family 58. 

270. Y. Erastus 6 , b. 1819 ; m. Miranda Capron ; res. (1885) 

at Rocton, Winnebago Co., Illinois ; has several 
children. 

271. YI. Maria 6 , b. 1822 ; m. Elliott Aldrich. She d. Aug. 

1883. Mr. A. res. (1885) at New Milford, 
Pa. Issue : 

272. i. Mary Elizabeth 7 . 

273. ii. Frances 7 . 

274. iii. Jessie 7 . 

275. iv. Kitty 7 . 

276. YII. Edmund 6 , b. 1824; m. (1) Baker; (2) 

; res. (1885) Factoryville, Pa. 



Family 25. 

277. Edmund 5 Stiles [110] (Benjamin 4 , Lt. Amos 3 , Robert 2 
Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Lebanon, Conn., Aug. 11, 1780; m. 
at Lebanon, 1806, Wealthy (dau. of Col. Isaiah) Loomis, of L. 
Edmund Stiles was a farmer. He died at Lebanon, Conn., 
Nov. 15, 1832. Mrs. Wealthy (Loomis) Stiles d. at Lebanon, 
Oct. 30, 1866. 

Children : 

278. I. John Murray Loomis 6 , b. at Herkimer, Herkimer 

Co., N. Y., 1808; m. 1837, Caroline E. Wells; 
res. (1885) at Lebanon, Conn. 

279. II. Clarissa Maria 6 , b. at H, Sept. 2, 1809 ; m. Dec. 

29, 1831, Dea. John Avery, of Lebanon, Conn. 
She d. at L., Nov. 4, 1866. Dea. Avery was 
living (1885)- at L. Issue: 

280. i. Anna M. 7 , b. Aug. 27, 1835 ; d. May 14, 1854. 

281 . ii. John H.\ b. Feb. 8, 1841; m. Harriet F. 

Peckham, June 22, 1862. 

282. iii. William B. 7 , b. Sept. 30, 1845; m. Eliza- 

beth Peckham, Mch. 29, 1866. Issue: 
Clarissa M. 8 (Avery), b. June 5, 1869. 

283. III. Cynthia Ann 6 , b. at Herkimer, N. Y., Jan. 22, 

'1812; m. Mch. 24, 1839, her cousin, Dr. Ezra 
Stiles. Issue (see Family of Dr. Ezra Stiles 
[269]). 



216 Stiles Genealogy. 

284. IV. Phylurra Orilla 6 , b. at Guilford, Conn., Jan. 4, 

1814; m. (1) Jan. 22, 1833, Edmund Mason; (2) 
Gideon Hoxie, June, 1855. Issue (by 1st mar- 
riage, all born in Franklin, Conn.) : 

285. i. James Fitch 7 , b. Dec, 1834; m. Fannie 

. Hoxie, 1861. Issue: (1) William 8 (Ma- 
son); (2) Fannie 8 (Mason). 

286. ii. Nancy Fitch 7 , b. Aug., 1836. 

287. iii. Edward 7 ; d. young. 

288. iv. Jeremiah 7 ; d. young. 

289. v. William Alfred 7 , b. Sept., 1843 ; d. in the 

late war, 1863. 
(By 2d marriage) : 

290. vi. George Henry 7 , b. Dec, 1858; m. Dec, 

1884, Miss Williams. 
Mrs. Phylurra (Stiles) Hoxie d. at Leba- 
non, Conn., Oct. 13, 1860. 

291. V. Mary Adelaide 6 , b. at Guilford, Conn., Mch. 29, 

1816; m. Josiah M. Graves, May 9, 1837. Issue : 

292. i. George S. 7 , b. July 15, 1840; m. 1859, 

Eliza Jane Loom is. Issue: (1) Nellie 
Georgiana 8 (Graves); (2) Charles S. 8 
(Graves) ; (3) Minnie E. 8 (Graves) ; (4) 
George M. 8 (Graves). 

Mrs. Mary Adelaide (Stiles) Graves d. 
at Willi mantic, Conn., Feb. 16, 1876. 

293. .VI. Edmund Alonzo 6 , b. at G., Jan. 12, 1818; m. So- 

phia Sweet. Family 59. 

294. VII. Edward Lorenzo 6 , b. at G., Feb. 1, 1820; m. Ame- 

lia Maynard. Family 60. 

295. VIII. George Jerome 6 , b. at Lebanon, Conn., Jan. 25, 

1823, d. Oct., 1830. 



Family 26. 

296. Job Plielps 5 Stiles [137] (Job 4 Jr., Job 3 , Eobert 2 Jr., 

Robert 1 ), was born at Granville, Mass., Nov. 4, 1769 {Gran- 
ville Records). 

[Note. — After much investigation we are satisfied that Job 
Phelps Stiles was the son born to Job Stiles Jr. and Mrs. 
Lydia (Phelps) Stiles, Nov. 4, 1769, and whose birth is re- 



Massachusetts Family. 217 

corded at Granville, Mass., but without the middle name. A 
granddaughter of Job Phelps Stiles, Mrs. Lydia H. Hunt, of 
Montpelier, Yt., informed us that he was born in 1770, but 
she could not give the month and day ; doubtless " about 1770 " 
would answer the purpose, as we presume the year of his birth 
must have been calculated from his age, in round numbers, at 
the time of his death, at all events we have no doubt what- 
ever, that he is here properly placed.] 

Job P. Stiles married Talitha Cumi Elderkin (b. 1779, in 
Conn., perhaps Hartford), Nov. 3, 1795. He and his wife ac- 
companied the first surveying party sent to the Western 
Reserve in 1796 b}^ the Connecticut Land Company. It is 
recorded in Barber's Historical Collections of Ohio (p. 120) 
that Job P. Stiles and wife, with a Mr. Edward Paine, were 
the only persons who passed the winter of 1796-7 within the 
limits of the town of Cuyahoga (the early name of Cleveland), 
Ohio. Another authority (Turner's Pioneer History Western 
New York, p. 388) says : " Stiles was the first white settler at 
Cleveland. During the first winter Mrs. Stiles was confined, 
her only female attendants being Indian squaws. The child 
was the first born on the Reserve, and had a present of land 
from the proprietors." 

In Whittlesey's History of Cleveland (p. 233) we find that 
at the apportionment of the land to the first proprietors of 
Cleveland, two lots were drawn by Job P. Stiles ; also, p. 317, 
" Talitha Cumi, wife of Job P. Stiles, received from the directors 
of the company one city lot, one ten-acre lot and one one hun- 
dred-acre lot." " Stiles left Cleveland in 1800 " (ibid.). " Dur- 
ing the War of 1812 the family removed to Canada and finally 
brought up at Leicester, Addison Co., Yt. During their resi- 
dence in L. an agent visited them and purchased their rights 
in Cleveland for some $500, paid in sheep and cattle. 

Mr. Stiles and his wife were both well educated for the 
times, and both taught school some." 

Job P. Stiles died at "Brandon, Yt., Oct. 11, 1846, and Mrs. 
Talitha Cumi (Elderkin) Stiles died at the same place in 1859. 

[Many of the above facts were given by the town clerk of 
Leicester, Yt.] 

Children : 
297. I. Charles Phelps 6 , b. Jan., 1797 (according to some 
accounts, but his dau. gives the date July 12, 
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218 Stiles Genealogy. 

which discredits the claim of the historians that 
he was born in the winter)', m. Mrs. Laura 
(Irish) Wetmore. Family 61. 
298. II. Milton 6 , b. July 1 ; d. Oct. 29, 1801. 



Family 27. 

299. Bliss 5 Stiles [139J (Job 4 Jr., Job 3 , Kobert 2 Jr., Rob- 
ert 1 ) was b. Mch., 1788 (prob. at Granville, Mass.) ; m. (1) 
Polly Mills (b. Nov. 6, 178-), who d. Feb. 15, 1819. She was 
a woman of fine taste and considerable culture. Mr. Stiles m. 
(2) Fanny Mills, a sister of his 1st wife. She was b. Apr. 21, 
1793 ; d. May 23, 1829. Bliss Stiles was a blacksmith by 
trade and worked at it most of the time ; but he had a good 
knowledge of law, and at times would plead law and conduct 
lawsuits. He died May, 1824. 

Children (from records furnished by Miss A. L. Pomeroy, of 
Fair Haven, Yt.) : 

300. I. Kalzmond 8 , b. Aug. 11, 1806 ; m. and lived in 

Chester, Warren Co., N. Y.; d. there in a few 
years, leaving a widow and 1 dau. 

301. II. Rachel M. 6 , b. Aug. 5, 1809 ; m. David Gorham 

at Castleton, Yt., Sept. 20, 1829. She d. at 
Orwell, Yt., Mch. 17, 1844. Mr. G. rem. to 
Neb., where he d. abt. 1883. Issue: 

302. i. "William 7 , ) One of these sons is supposed 

303. ii. Albert 7 , V to be living (1885) at Aldrich, 

304. iii. Alonzo. 7 ) Nebraska ; is m. and has 3 sons. 

305. III. Almeran C. 6 , b. Sept. 28, 1811; date of death 

unknown. 

306. IY. Alonzo 6 , b. Oct. 2, 1813. 

307. Y. William Melvin 6 , b. July 4, 1815 ; m. Hannah M. 

Staumer. Family 62. 
Children (by 2d marriage) : 

308. YI. Mary M. 6 , b. July 4, 1820 ; d. May 15, 1841. 

309. VII. Frederick W. 6 , b. Mch. 20, 1822 ; m. (1) Rebecca 

Stevens ; (2) Hattie, dau. of Rev. S. Washburn. 
Mr. Stiles was a master mechanic of the railroad 
machine-shop at Troy, N. Y., and Keene, N. H. 
He d. at the latter place Dec. 19, 1867. 



Massachusetts Family. 219 

310. Till. Lueretia A. 6 , b. July 1, 1824; m. Daniel 0. Pome- 

roy, Nov. 8, 1842. She d. Apr. 2, 1853. Issue : 

311. i. Adelaide L.\ b. Nov. 9, 1843. 

312. ii. Agnes F. 7 , b. Sept. 24, 1846 ; is a school- 

teacher (1885) at Fair Haven, Vt., where 
she and her sister reside. 



Family 28. 

313. Roger 5 Stiles [161 J (John 4 , Job 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Eobert 1 ), 
was born Aug. 5, 1783 (prob. at East Granville, Mass.); m. 
June 20 or 30 (both are given), 1800, Lucina (b. Sept. 20, 1785), 
dau. of Charles (son of Tom) Spelman, of East Granville. 
They res. at E. Granville until 1832, when they removed to 
Chicopee Falls, Mass. He joined the church Nov. 19, 1816, 
and afterward held office in the church (Gh. Rec. JE. Gran- 
ville, Mass.). 

Roger Stiles served in the War of 1812, and his widow re- 
ceived a pension therefor. His son, Charles Spelman Stiles, 
has heard him say that he was leader of the band belonging 
to his regt., an office to which the title of " Drum Major " is 
now attached. He died Aug. 8, 1849, aged 6Q (Granville 
Records). Mrs. Lucina (Spelman) Stiles d. Mch. 25, 1862, at 
Holyoke, Mass. 

Children* (from a record furnished by ¥m. Stiles Loomis 
Esq.) : 

314. I. Almira 6 , b. Jan. 1, 1803 ; d. May 14, 1804. 

315. II. Anna 6 , b. Aug. 10, 1805 ; d. Mch. 14, 1813. 

316. III. Jeremiah 6 , b. June 5, 1807; m. Mary Crocker. 

Family 63. 

317. IV. John Alsop 6 , b. May 3, 1809 ; m. Maryett Cooley 

and Mary Ann Keys. Family 64. 

* la 1825 Rev. Dr. Timothy Mather Cooley, pastor of the Cong, church 
at East Granville, Mass., made an entry on the church records of the names, 
dates of birth, and age (at that time) of the following children of Eoger 
and Lucina (Spelman) Stiles: Jeremiah, Alsop, Mary, Jerusha, Laura, 
Janette, Emeline, Rath Sarepta. The dates correspond with those given by 
Wm. Stiles Loomis Esq., except in case of the births of Laura and Emeline. 
Mr. L. gives May 20, 1815, as the date of Laura's birth against May 25, 1815, 
as recorded by Dr. Cooley, and May 21, 1819, as the date of Emeline's birth 
against May 2, 1819, as given by Dr. Cooley. 



220 Stiles Genealogy. 

318. V. Mary 6 , b. May 6, 1811 ; m. James Blair, of Bland- 

ford, Mass. She d. July 22, 1833. Issue: 

319. i. Chauncy ; res. (1888) in California. 

320. VI. Jerusha 6 , b. Feb. 14, 1813 ; d. Sept. 5, 1842. 

321. VII. Lanra 6 , b. May 20 (Dr. Cooley's record says May 

25), 1815 ; m. Barton B. Dunning ; res. (1885) at 
Mt. Ayr, Iowa. Issue: 

322. i. Walter 7 , m. and living (1888) at Denver, Col. 

323. ii. Frank 7 , m. and living (1885) at Bedford, 

Iowa ; has children. 

324. iii. Day 7 , m. and living (1888) at Mt. Ayr, 

Iowa ; has 11 children. 

325. iv. Charles 7 , m. ; d. . 

326. VIII. Janette 6 , b. Apr. 16, 1817; m. at Chicopee Falls, 

Mass., Dec. 11, 1838, Elijah W. Loomis, of 
Somers, Conn., who d. at Holyoke, Mass., Jan. 6, 
1870. Mrs. L. d. at EL, Mch. 21, 1888. Chil- 
dren : 

327. i. William Stiles 7 , b. at Monson, Mass., Oct. 7, 

1840 ; m. Augusta R. Weston at Cohoes, 
N. Y., Oct. 9, 1866. Mr. L. was Lt. of 
Co. B., 4th Kegt. Mass. Vols., in the War 
of the Rebellion; is now (1891) Post 
Com. of Kilpatrick Post of G. A. R., 
of Holyoke, Mass. From 1873 to 1887 
Mr. L. was publisher and editor of the 
Holyoke Transcript, and founded, Oct. 9, 
1882, the H. Daily Transcript. In 1888 
he was made treas. and manager of the 
Holyoke Street Railway Com. In 1888 
was app'd park commissioner of the city 
of Holyoke for 5 years ; he has been for 
many years trustee and supt. of Forest- 
dale Cemetery ; was the founder of the 
Holyoke Pub. Library, and is (1890) a 
director of the Board of Trade, notary 
public, and auditor of Holyoke Savings 
Bank ; resides at Holyoke, Mass. Child : 
Clara A. 8 , d. Dec. 18J 1877. 

328. ii. Emma Janette 7 , b. at Newburyport, Mass., 

July 5, 1847; m. Edgar J. Pomeroy 








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Massachusetts Family. 221 

at Holyoke, Mass., June 3, 1868, who d. 
Jan. 2, 1891, of consumption, at Marietta, 
Ga.; resided at Holyoke. Children : (1) 
Anna Emma 8 (Pomeroy), b. July 14, 1871 ; 
(2) William Loomis 8 (Pomeroy), b. June 
3, 1873 ; (3) Edgar Erastus 8 (Pomeroy), b. 
Jan. 17, 1878 ; (4) Philip Loomis 8 (Pome- 
roy), b. Oct. 31, 1879. 
329. IX. Emeline 6 , b. May 2, 1819 ; m. Eoderiek Emmons, 
who d. 1884. Mrs. E. resides at New Haven, 
Mo. Children : 

Helen 7 . 

Emma 7 ; m. Allen Clark, Sept. 28, 1881. 

Mary 7 ." 

There was also a son named Herbert 

Prentiss 7 , who d. young. 

333. X. Ruth Sarepta 6 [We give the two names as found 

in Dr. Cooley's record], b. Mch. 22, 
1821 ; m. Heman Cooley. She d. Mch. 
7, 1846. Issue : 

334. i. Infant 7 , d. the day of its birth. 

335. XL Charles Spelman 6 , b. Mch. 22, 1823; m. Henrietta O. 

Holton, Ann Dewey and Sarah Clark. Family 65. 

336. XII. Maria H. 6 , b. June 17, 1826 ; d. July 17, 1831. 

337. XIII. Fidelia 6 , b. at Granville (E. Granville?), Mass., 

Nov. 17, 1827 ; m. Jobn Herrick (b. in Canada 
East, July 27, 1815), Jan. 5, 1843 ; they res. at 
Chicopee Falls, Mass., where she d. May 8, 1882. 
Mr. Herrick was for 20 yrs. deacon of the Bap- 
tist church at Chicopee Falls. He d. Mch. 22, 
1884. Issue (all b. at C. F.) : 

338. i. John Elliot 7 , b. Nov. 22, 1843 ; m. (1) Cora 

Coughlan, of Cleveland, Ohio, Oct. 6, 
1870. She d. June 19, 1872 ; m. (2) Helen 
E. Chubb, of Cleveland, Apr. 8, 1874. 
Issue : (1 ) Elizabeth Bijou 8 (Herrick) ; (2) 
Chubb Elliot 8 (Herrick). Add. of J. E. 
Herrick (1885), Cleveland Co-operative 
Store, Cleveland, Ohio. 

339. ii. Dwight Stiles 7 , b. Dec. 12, 1845 ; obtained 

a collegiate education through his own 



222 Stiles Genealogy. 

energy and perseverance; grad. at Am- 
herst Coll., class of 1867 ; is a lawyer at 
Peekskill, N. Y.; m. S. Frances Simp- 
son, of P., Dec. 6, 1871. Issue: (1) 
Bertha Frances 8 (Herrick), b. Oct. 15, 
1873 ; (2) John Rutherford 8 (Herrick), b. 
Nov. 3, 1878. 

340. iii. William Taylor 7 , b. Aug. 27, 1854 ; m. Ida 

C. Hadley, Aug. 20, 1874. Mr. H. is a 
member of the orchestra of the Park 
Theater, Boston, Mass. Issue : (1) Lester 
Elliot 8 (Herrick), b. Dec. 13, 1874; (2) 
Edith Mary 8 (Herrick), b. Mch. 27, 1876 ; 
(3) Grace Fidelia 8 (Herrick), b. May 24, 
1878 ; d. Sept., 1878. 

341. iv. Harriet Fidelia 7 , b. Feb. 28, 1861 ; m. Eev. 

Charles F. Carter, of Chicopee Falls, 
May 28, 1884 ; res. (1884) at Manchester, 
1ST. H. ; 1888, Burlington, Yt. 

342. v. Cora Mary 7 , b. Aug. 29, 1869. 

343. XIV. Harriet 6 , b. May 12, 1829 ; d. July 12, 1831. 



Family 29. 

344. Oratha 5 Stiles [163] (Samuel 4 , Job 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Rob- 
ert 1 ), was born Aug. 20, 1780, at Granville, Mass., without 
doubt. When of age went with his brother Ahiman to Ohio. 
[The account given of Oratha Stiles does not mention the 
name of the place from which he went to Ohio, but his fath- 
er's home was in Canandaigua, N. Y., and it is probable that 
Oratha remained at home during his minority.] They settled 
in the wilderness, where they built a sort of block-house with an 
entrance on top. Oratha finally returned and settled in New 
York city. He married Elizabeth Billings (b. in Oxfordshire, 
England) about 1809, and died in New York city about 1815. 
His widow m. Andrew H. Bennett and had one son named 
Edwin Ruther (Bennett). 

Children : 
345. I. John Wesley 6 , b. Jan. 31, 1811 ; m. Elizabeth W. 
Taylor. Family 66. 



Massachusetts Family. 223 

346. II. Elizabeth W. 6 , b. Sept., 1812; m. when abt. 19 

Thomas Woodbridge Phelps, a nephew of the 
late Anson G. Phelps, of New York city, who 
came there from Conn.; resided New York. 
Child : 

347. i. Elizabeth Woodbridge 7 , b. May 20, 1834; 

m. (1) Oct., 1849, James Owen, an Eng- 
lishman, from whom she was divorced ; 
m. (2) July 2, 1861, Eobert W. Pearsall, 
a member of a well-known Quaker family 
of New York. Mr. P. d. abt. 1870. Mrs. 
P. m. (3) 1875, Count Besse and resides 
in Italy, where her mother, Mrs. Phelps, 
has joined her, intending to spend the re- 
mainder of her days in Italy. Children 
(by 1st mar.): (1) Son 8 , d. 1857 in his 5th 
year ; (by 2d m.) : (2) May 8 (Pearsall), b. 
Apr., 1862 ; d. in Florence, Italy (prob.), 
Oct., 1872 ; (3) Harold 8 (Pearsall), b. Jan. 
10, 1863 ; m. an Italian lady, dau. of a 
marquis; res. Italy. 



Family 30. 

348. Epaphroditus 5 Stiles [164] (Samuel 4 , Job 3 , Eobert 2 Jr., 
Robert 1 ), was born at Granville, Mass. (undoubtedly), Sept. 21 
(one account gives June 18), 1782 ; married Roxana Lincoln 
in 1811. He was for a time a merchant at Naples, N. Y. He 
was accustomed to write his name " Editus " for short. His 
daughter describes her first recollection of her father's dress 
as follows : ' ' He wore a ruffled shirt, white satin vest, a gold ring 
on his little finger, white silk stockings and pumps." An old 
gentleman now (1885) in his 81st year who knew Mr. Stiles, 
furnished materials for a sketch of him which has been sent us 
by Mr. J. JB. Sherrett, a grandson of Mr. Stiles — it is entitled : 

"Early Days." 

"If a person had chanced to stroll along the eastern shore 
of the lake (Canandaigua) in the summer of 1815, near where 
is now Gage's Landing, he would have beheld a sight very 



224 Stiles Genealogy. 

strange even for those days. There in the forest all alone, without 
even a dog to keep him company, is a tall muscular man in the 
prime of life. He is hard at work, now felling trees, now 
hewing them into timbers, often making the woods ring with 
the sound of his blows. He is so absorbed in his work that 
he would hardly notice you approach. This man is Epaphro- 
ditus Stiles, and he is building a sailing vessel, but under al- 
most insuperable difficulties, for he is obliged to do it all with 
his own hands. The design even is his own. He obtains timber 
from the forest, and planks from a neighboring sawmill. As 
no tar can be bought west of Albany, he makes what he needs 
by burning pine knots in a kiln of his own construction. Thus 
he works day after day and week after week, until at last 
a craft of 15 tons burden is completed to his satisfaction, and 
on the appointed day she is launched, amid the cheers of those 
who have come to witness the novel spectacle, and glides out 
into the lake. At the time that Mr. Stiles built his boat Can- 
andaigua was a small village, and the country bordering on the 
lake thinly inhabited, affording but little business for Stiles 
and his boat ; he, therefore, finally resolved to take it to Lake 
Ontario, believing he could do better there. Accordingly it 
was hauled out of the water and placed on trucks and drawn 
by 15 yokes of oxen to Geneva, 1ST. Y., where it was launched 
into the Seneca river. After many days of tedious sailing he 
finally reached the dark waters of the great lake. For six 
months he was engaged in carrying salt from the United States 
to Canada. His business proved quite profitable and he soon 
found himself in possession of quite a little fortune. He pur- 
chased a cargo of apples and started down the St. Lawrence 
river ; reaching the ocean he steered his vessel toward the south, 
and after a voyage of several weeks, reached Charleston, S. C. 
In those days apples were in great demand at the south, and Stiles, 
upon his arrival, sold his boatload at a very large profit. The 
money he received he invested in oranges and lemons. With his 
vessel freighted with them he returned to New York city. 
Selling boat and cargo he bought large quantities of dry goods. 
These were brought up the river to Albany, and thence in a 
wagon to Naples, Ontario Co., N. Y. Upon reaching here he 
began business as a dry goods merchant. His store was the 
first of the kind in the place, and he was 5 years selling the 
stock he purchased in New York. During this time he studied 



Massachusetts Family. 225 

law, and was soon busy "pettifogging" under Judge Parish. 
An instance is given of his manner of settling difficulties. 
Some boys had stolen some honey and were expecting to be 
6ent to jail, but Mr. Stiles told them he would clear them if 
they would take some honey and find him a " bee tree," which 
they did. Mr. Stiles cut down the tree and drew it home, and 
was doubtless well satisfied with his share of the bargain. He 
died in 1834, aged 52 years." 

Children (from records furnished by Mrs. Harriet Cole and 
J. B. Sherrett) : 

349. I. Harriet 6 , b. July 16, 1813; m. Washington Cole 

(b. at Whitehall, Washington Co., N. Y., Aug, 
27, 1810), at Naples, N. Y., April 22, 1834; 
rem. in 1835, to Illinois, residing successively, 
at Livingston, Marshall and Kingston in that 
State ; their present home is at Kingston. 
Issue : 

350. i. Marcus Wesley 7 , b. at Lockport, N. Y., Feb. 

8, 1836; m. Sept. 12, 1858, Ann Eliza 
Little ; res. at Kingston, 111., where he is 
a hardware merchant ; is also engaged in 
the banking business. Issue: (1) Alice 
Emma 8 (Cole), b. April 12, 1861 ; grad. 
at the High School at Geneva, 111. ; is 
now (1884) teaching in the High School 
at Kingston. 

351. ii. Alma Bloomer 7 ; b. in Livingston, 111., July 

25, 1839 ; res. with her parents ; 
unm. 

352. iii. Maria Roxana 7 , b. in L. Dec. 25, 1842 ; m. 

Julian P. Marsh of Terre Haute, Ind., 
Sept. 30, 1860. Issue: (1) Ida E. 8 
(Marsh), b. July 23, 1861 ; m. May 27, 
1884, Prank Stratton ; res. at Sherman, 
Texas. Issue : (a) Daniel 9 (Stratton), b. 
March 14, 1885 ; (2) Walter M. 8 (Marsh) 
b. at Tuscola, 111., 1865 ; (3) Minnie M. 8 
(Marsh), b. at T., Aug. 22, 1868 ; (4) 
Zana 8 (Marsh), b. at Sherman, Texas, Dec. 
24, 1878 ; (5) Edith Estella 8 (Marsh), b. 
Aug. 11, 1880. 
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226 Stiles Genealogy. 

353. iv. John Albert 7 , b. at Marshall, 111., Sept. 1, 

1847; m. , at Ulysses, Pa., Jan. 1, 1882. 

354. v. Walter Lyman 7 , b. at M., Oct. 3, 1850; m. 

in Kingston, 111., Ella J. Crosby, of K., 
Mch. 8, 1877; res. in K. Issue: (1) Charlie 
W. 8 (Cole), b. Sept. 14, 1883. 

355. II. John W. 6 , b. Oct. 3, 1815; m. (by Eev. Henry 

Esten) Aug. 3, 1854, his cousin, Julia (dau. of 
Henry) Lincoln, of Gorham, N. Y. He was a 
traveling dentist; generally spent his winters at 
the south. It is said that he became wealthy. 
He was killed in. Illinois, Oct. 5, 1856, by being 
thrown from a carriage while riding with his 
wife. No children. His widow m. (2d) Dr. J. 
A. Hawley; res. (1885) at Canandaigua, N. Y. 

356. III. Maria J. 6 , b.' June 27, 1816; m. Wm. E. Sherrett 

(b. Nov. 20, 1821), Aug. 9, 1844, at Naples, N. 
Y. (by John Dunton, Esq.). 

They resided at Naples for a number of years; 
rem. abt. 1854 to Scio, N. Y., where they re- 
mained 12 years, then returned to Naples, where 
they lived for 10 years. At the end of this 
time they moved back to Scio, where they now 
(1885) reside. Issue (first 3 b. at Naples, N. Y.): 

357. i. Marcena 7 , b. 1845; d. 1850. 

358. ii. Clara E. 7 , b. 1849; m. Aug. 22, 1883, at 

Scio, by Rev. Jesse Warrick, Chas. H. 
Leutz. She was previous to her mar- 
riage engaged in teaching ; was also a re- 
porter for newspapers, magazines, etc. 
Mr. Leutz runs a creamery at Hornells- 
ville, N. Y., where they reside. 

359. iii. J. Byron 7 , b. Mch. 4, 1851; has been since 

1877, a retail druggist at Scio, N. Y.; 
num. 

360. iv. Cora E. 7 , b. 1854; m. 1878, at Naples, N. 

Y., by Rev. Letts, John Dunlop, 

cooper, of Fayetteville, N. Y. Issue (1) 
DeForest 8 (Dunlop), b. Apr. 10, 1879; (2) 
Robert 8 (Dunlop), b. 1881; (3) Charles 
Byron 8 (Dunlop), b. Aug. 22, 1883. 



Massachusetts Family. 227 

361. IY. Eliza 6 ; m. Wood; res. (1885) at Lowell, Mich.; 

has children. 

362. Y. Mary 6 . 

363. YI. Emeline H. 6 , b. May 6, 1824, at Naples, N. Y.; m. 

Aug. 14, 1856, George D. Henderson; P. O. 
add. (1885) Ulysses, Potter Co., Pa. Issue: 

364. i. Frank S. 7 ,'b. May 25, 1857. 

365. ii. Wesley J. T , b. Feb. 23, 1860. 

366. YII. Samuel 6 , b. Jan. 5, 1827; m. Charlotte Sherrott, 

Nov. 19, 1849. They reside (1885) at Genoa, 
DeKalb Co., 111.; no children. 



Family 31. 

367. Ahiman 5 Stiles [163] (Samuel 4 , Job 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Rob- 
ert 1 ), was born Feb. 15, 1785, without doubt, at Granville, 

Mass. ; m. . It is said that he went to Pittsburg, Pa., 

and afterward died in New Orleans. 

Children : 

368. I. John Wesley 6 . 

369. II. Son 6 . 



Family 32. 

370. Philemon 5 Stiles [171] (Samuel 4 , Job 3 , Robert 2 Jr., 
Robert 1 ), was born July 6, 1792, in Granville, Mass., undoubt- 
edly; m. Jane Florence, and settled on the family homestead 
at Canandaigua, N. Y. He died at Port Gibson, N. Y., Dec. 
20, 1852. It is said that his estate, at the time of his death, 
was valued at over $100,000. 

Children : 

371. I. Philander 6 ; m. ; had a son named Myron; res. at 

Rochester, N. Y. 

372. II. Stephen 6 ; m., and had son, Philemon, and 2 daus. 

373. III. Arthur 6 ; res. (1856) at Clifton Springs, N. Y. 

374. IY. Philemon 6 Jr.; d. 1841, ae. about 16. 

375. Y. Peter 6 ; d. in infancy. 

376. YI. Myron 6 ; d. in infancy. 

377. YII. Jane 6 . 



228 Stiles Genealogy. 

378. VIII. Josephine. 6 

379. IX. Dau. 6 

380. X. Dau. 6 



Family 33. 

381. Elijah 5 Stiles [172] (Samuel 4 , Job 3 , Eobert 2 Jr., Rob- 
ert 1 ), was born May 27, 1795 ; ni. Levinia Lincoln ; was liv- 
ing in 1856 at Blood's Corner, Steuben Co., N. Y. He d. 
, at Cohocton (?), K. Y. 

Children : 

382. I. Augustus 6 ; in 1856, was living with his parents ; 

was about 35 years of age at that time. In 1885 
said to be living at Jackson City, Mich. 

383. II. Artemas L. 6 ; res. (1885) at Jackson City, Mich. ; 

said to be wealthy. 

384. III. Mary 6 ; deceased. 



Family 34. 

385. Anson Rose 5 Stiles [173] (Samuel 4 , Job 3 , Robert 2 Jr., 
Robert 1 ), was born Sept. 9, 1797, at Canandaigua, N. Y., prob- 
ably ; m. (1) Jan. 1, 1823, Laura Rowley of Canandaigua, 
who d. June 22, 1838, se. 31 ; m. (2) Ann Taylor. He resided 
at Cheshire, JN. Y. (4 miles south of Canandaigua), and there 
died Mch. 4, 1860. Mrs. Ann (Taylor) Stiles also died at Che- 
shire. 

Children (all by 1st marriage) : 

386. I. Fidelia 6 , b. Aug. 30, 1823 ; m. Ozias S. Benham, 

Dec. 5, 1850; d. July 2, 1853 ; no issue. 

387. II. Hiram Anson 6 , b. Jan. 1, 1826; m. Mary Ann 

Hovey. Family 67. 

388. III. Laura M. 6 , b. Sept. 29, 1829; m. (1) Elisha P. 

Beefoe of Fitchburg, Dane Co., Wis., at F., June 
15, 1850. Mr. B. d. Jan. 3, 1858 ; she m. (2) 
Apr., 1862, Hiram Isham; res. (1885) at Pitts- 
ford, Hillsdale Co., Mich. Issue (by 1st mar- 
riage) : 

389. i. Alice L. 7 , m. L. M. Shaw ; res. (1885) at 

Dry Creek, Saline Co., Kans. 



Massachusetts Family. 229 

390. IV. George W. 6 , b. Mch. 6, 1831 ; m. Martha A. Davis. 

Family 68. 

391. Y. John E. 6 , b. Aug. 30, 1834. He served several 

years in the Union Army, where he lost his right 
arm ; is married, but has no children ; res. (1885) 
at Rochester, 1ST. Y. 

392. YI. Francis M. 6 , b. May 18, 1838; res. (1885) at Che- 

shire, Ontario Co., N. Y. ; is a carpenter and 
joiner by trade; m. Josie Parshall, Sept. 13 
(1884) ; no children. 



Family 35. 

393. Roland 5 Stiles [175] (Samuel 4 , Job 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Rob- 
ert 1 ), was born at Canandaigua, N. Y., April 19, 1800 ; m. 
Jan. 30, 1825, Eliza Cheesebro, who was b. Jan. 9, 1809. Her 
ancestors — of Scotch origin — were from Massachusetts. She 
died about 1882. Roland Stiles labored on the E. ~N. Y. and 
Erie canal in its incipiency ; also on the Old Aqueduct at Roch- 
ester, N. Y. He has often been heard to say that he was at 
Rochester when the settlement consisted of a dozen log-houses, 
and he could have purchased land adjacent at $1.50 to $3 per 
acre. 

He was a farmer and lumberman ; owned a farm of several 
hundred acres, with a saw-mill at Spring vale, Livingston Co., 
N. Y. His death took place Nov. 4, 1874. 

Children : 

394. I. Dau. 6 ; d. in infancy. 

395. II. Dau. 6 ; d. in infancy. 

396. III. Sylvester R. 6 , b. JSTov. 21, 1828; d. Aug. 25, 

1830. 

397. IY. Henry Lincoln Roland 6 , b. Aug. 11, 1830; m. 

Margaret Harrah and Clara Gertrude Perley. 
Family 69. 

398. Y. Loren Clark 6 , b. Apr. 24, 1832; m. LeliaW. Sum- 

mers. Family 70. 

399. YI. Warren P. 6 , b. June 9, 1834 ; died 1863. 

400. VII. William W. 6 , b. Aug. 25, 1836 ; served in the late 

war for the Union ; was A. A. Gen. of 9th Mich. 
Cavalry ; d. Nov. 4, 1861. 



230 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 36. 

401. Ezra Stiles 6 [182] (Oliver 5 , Nathan 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , 
Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Coverdale, now Hopewell, 
Albert Co., N. B., Nov. 27, 1779 ; m. Sarah Hoar ; resided 
at Hopewell, where he owned a comfortable farm. He died 
May 16, 1855. 

Children (from records furnished by Capt. David Stiles of 
Hopewell, N. B.) : 

402. I. Miriam 7 , b. Aug. 8, 1803 ; m. Daniel Woodworth ; 

lived at Hopewell, N. B. " Their children are 
all living (1885), and are all, by industry and 
frugality, in comfortable circumstances.'" Issue 
(the names of Mrs. Woodworth's children were 
supplied by Mrs. Tingley, a relative on the Hoar 
side of the family) : 

403. i. David 8 ; m. Yergay. 

404. ii. Solomon 8 ; m. Sarah Woodworth. 

405. iii. Ezra Stiles 8 ; m. Susan Hunt. 

406. iv. Levi 8 ; m. Jane Golds worthy. 

407. v. Daniel 8 ; m. Jessie Brown. 

408. vi. Sarah Jane 8 ; m. Richard (xoldsworthy, bro. 

to Jane, the wife of Levi Woodworth. 

409. vii. Reuben 8 ; m. Annie Hunt, sister to Susan, 

wife of his brother, Ezra S . 

410. viii. Abigail 8 ; m. John (?) Cambridge. 

411. ix. George 8 ; m. Lettie Kyle, and Miss Smith. 

412. x. Mary 8 ; m. John Kyle, cousin to Lettie. 

413. II. Reuben 7 , b. Mch. 9, 1805; m. Mary Ann Peck. 

Family 71. 

414. III. Mary 7 , b. Apr. 3, 1807; m. John Ritchie. She 

d. 1876. Issue : 

415. i. Enoch 8 . 

416. ii. Ezra 8 . 

417. iii. Freeman 8 . 

418. iv. Lorenzo 8 . 

419. v. Son 8 . 

420. vi. Martella 8 . 

421. vii. Louise 8 . 

422. IV. Solomon 7 , b. Mch. 5, 1809; m. Ann Bishop. Fam- 

ily 72. 



Massachusetts Family. 231 

423. V. Euth 7 , b. Feb. 2, 1811; m. John Barbour, a suc- 

cessful farmer. Issue : 

424. i. George 8 . 

425. ii. Ezra 8 ; m. Miss Smith. 

426. iii. Priscilla 8 ; m. Smith. 

427. iv. Sarah 8 ; m. Anderson. 

428. VI. Newton 7 , b. Oct. 26, 1815 ; d. Dec. 9, 1815. 

429. VII. George 7 , b. Feb. 13, 1817 ; m. Mary Steeves, and 

Mary J. Stiles. Family 73. 

430. VIII. Sarah Jane 7 , b. Apr. 22, 1821; m. Elisha Rogers. 

They moved to Rockland, Me. Issue : 

431. i. Gertrude 8 . 

432. ii. Emily 8 (?). 



Family 37. 

433. Elisha 6 Stiles [185] (Oliver 5 , Nathan 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , 
Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Hopewell, Albert Co., N. 
B., Aug. 11, 1787; m. Mary Hoar. He owned a good farm 
in Albert Co., N. B. He died Apr. 17, 1817. 

Children (from records furnished by his son, Capt. David 
Stiles): 

434. I. David 7 , b. Jan. 13, 1812; m. Mary Ann Wright. 

Family 74. 

435. II. John Newton 7 , b. Jan. 30, 1814; m. Clarissa Mc- 

Almon, and Margaret Lee. Family 75. 

436. III. Lucy 7 , b. Mch. 22, 1816 ; m. John Towse. They 

reside (1885) in Sackville, N. Y. Issue: 2 sons 
and 3 daughters. Capt. Elisha Towse, of Sack- 
ville, is their son. 



Family 38. 

437. Thomas 6 Stiles [186] (Oliver 5 , Nathan 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , 
Robert 2 Jr„ Robert 1 ), was born in Hopewell, Albert Co., N. B., 
July 6, 1790; m. Eunice Pierson. He was a prosperous 
farmer in Albert Co., N. B. 



232 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children (from records furnished by his nephew, Capt. 
David Stiles) : 

438. I. Thomas 7 , 

439. II. Milledge 7 , 

440. III. William 7 , 

441. 1Y. Sabina 7 , 



all died young. 



Family 39. 

442. Oliver 6 Stiles Jr. [187] (Oliver 5 , Nathan 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , 
Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Hopewell, Albert Co., N. B., 
Jan. 6, 1793; m. Sarah Rogers, who was born Sept. 7, 1795. 
Oliver Stiles, as well as his brother, was a prosperous farmer 
in Albert Co., N. B. He d. June 22, 1883. 

Children : 

443. I. Isaac 7 , b. Aug. 30, 1816; m. Ellen Sophia Irving, 

of Hillsborough, N. B. He now (1885) resides 
at Grand Forks, Dakota Ter., IT. S. A. ; has no 
children. 

Isaac Stiles writes, " I am 6 ft. 3 inches tall — 
2 inches taller than my father. I was the 
tallest of the name except Uncle Ezra. I had 
two sisters, the handsomest women in the coun- 

try-" 

444. II. Margaret', b. June 4, 1820 (one authority gives 

1818); m. Solomon Pierson. Issue: 2 daughters. 

445. III. Elisha 7 , b. Dec. 21, 1822 ; m. Miss Seeley. Fam- 

ily 76. 

446. IV. Almira 7 , b. Oct, 11, 1829; m. (1) Capt. Charles 

Mitchell, of Nova Scotia; (2) Edward Bishop, 
Albert Co., N. B. She d. Aug., 1881; left no 
children. 

447. V. Susannah 7 , b. Feb. 18, 1833 (1834 is given by one 

authority) ; m. Allan Rohinson, of Hopewell, 
N. B.; a farmer. Issue: 

448. i. Paul C. 8 , b. Nov. 17, 1867. 

449. ii. Herman 8 , b. June 1, 1870. 

450. iii. Sarah Elmira 8 , b. June 3, 1872. 

451. VI. Fletcher 7 , b. Jan. 2, 1835 (1836 is given by one 

authority); m. Margaret Stiles. Family 77. 



Massachusetts Family. 233 



Family 40. 

452. Stephen 6 Stiles [188] (Oliver 5 , Nathan 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , 
Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Hopewell, Albert Co., New 
Brunswick, April 8, 1796 ; married Elizabeth Rogers. He 
was a master mariner for a number of years. He died Dec, 
1859. 

Children : 

453. I. Silas 7 , b. March 30, 1820; m. Sarah Rogers. Family 

78. 

454. II. Isabella 7 , b. Feb. 16, 1822 ; m. George Hoar, a 

farmer of Hopewell, N. B. She d. 1867. Issue : 

455. i. Alonzo 8 ; d. young. 

456. ii. Stephen Stiles 8 ; m. Susan Wright and Ma- 

nila Strong; 1 child. 

457. iii. Frank 8 ; lost at sea. 

458. iv. Frances Isabella 8 ; d. young. 

459. v. Ezra Peck 8 ; m. Olive Colpitts. 

460. vi. William C. 8 ; m. Carrie Newcomb. 

461. vii. Albert 8 ; d. young. 

462. III. Martha R. 7 , b. March 15, 1827 ; m. William Clark 

Wright, a farmer of Hopewell, IS". B. (b. June 
10, 1818), June 24, 1850. Issue: 

463. i. John Alden 8 , b. Sept. 7, 1852; d. March 7, 

1854. 

464. ii. James Clark 8 , b. July 19, 1854; m. Annie 

Z. Smith, Feb. 21, 1884. Issue : Harvey 
Starrett 9 (Clark), b. Jan. 7, 1885. 

465. iii. William Temple 8 , b. March 31, 1858. 

466. iv. Sarah Alberts 8 , b. July 22, 1861 ; m. Charles 

Spurgeon Starrett, March 27, 18 — . Is- 
sue : (1) Charles Gordon 9 (Starrett), b. 
July 14, 1885. 

467. v. Lizzie Bell 8 , b. Sept. 8, 1865. 

468. . vi. Albert Eaton 8 , b. Feb. 8, 1867 ; employed 

in Boston, Mass. 

469. vii. Silas Stiles 8 , b. March 25, 1869. 

470. IY. Stephen 7 , b. Oct. 16, 1829. "At an early age he 

went to the Western States of America. It is 
supposed that he died in Texas." (The above 
30 



234: Stiles Genealogy. 

is what the author received from Stephen 
Stiles' family. Later she had sent her a slip 
from a Louisiana paper containing the advertise- 
ment of a firm of land agents in Austin, 
Texas, for the heirs of Stephen A. Stiles, who was 
murdered in 1864 in San Antonio, Texas, the 
parties advertising having charge of his estate. 
Thinking that the murdered man and Stephen 
Stiles of Hopewell, N. B., might be the same 
person, she wrote to the advertising parties, the 
beginning of a long correspondence, the result of 
which was the establishment, to the satisfaction 
of all concerned, of the identity of the murdered 
man, and yet, the real heirs of the man have not 
been able to obtain the property to which they 
are clearly entitled, owing to fraudulent claims 
from other parties.— M. S. P. Gr., 1887). 

471. Y. Elizabeth 7 , b. Dec. 13, 1832, lives (1886) in Boston, 

Mass. ; add. 7 Buckingham st. — not married. 

472. YI. John K. 7 , b. April 7, 1835 ; m. Eliza Hoar. Family 

79. 

473. YII. Kate T , b. Aug. 27, 1838 ; m. (1) Tinson Reed of 

Sackville, N. B.; (2) Donald Carmichel of St. 
Johns, N. B.; res. (1886) at St. Johns. Issue (by 
1st mar.) : 

474. i. Fred. 8 ; clerk in Boston, Mass. (1886). 

475. ii. Harry 8 . 

476. iii. Sarah 8 . 



Family 41. 

477. Robert 6 Stiles [190] (Reuben 6 , Nathan* Jr., Nathan 8 , 
Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in the Parish of Coverdale 
(now Albert Co.), New Brunswick, July 29, 1790 ; married 
Charlotte, dau. of Frederick and Sarah ( Woodworth) Babcock 
of Cornwallis, Nova Scotia, Oct. 11, 1811. He died 1852. 
His wife survived him. 

Children (this record was copied from the family Bible and 
sent by William Bamford Stiles) : 

478. I. Elizabeth 6 , b. Sept. 3, 1812; m. William Colpitts, 
a farmer; she is not living. 



Massachusetts Family. 235 

479. II. Reuben 6 , b. Dec. 29, 1813 ; ra. Rebecca Stevens ; 

he was a farmer, lived in Elgin, N. B.; now 
dead ; he had a dau. who ra. Oliver Colpitis. 

[Robert, born about 1812, was adopted by 
Robert Stiles when a young child, and took the 
family name ; he m. and had 10 children, 5 sons 
and 5 daughters, 8 of whom are still living ; are 
all married and settled. The father lived at Elgin, 
N. B.] 

480. III. Frederick 7 , b. Dec. 7, 1815 ; m. Sarah Stevens. 

Family 80. 

481. IV. Enoch 7 , b. Mch. 19, 1818 ; m. Judy Kay. 

482. V. Sarah Edna 7 , b. Feb. 18, 1820 ; m. Solomon Gildert, 

a machinist ; she is not living (1886). 

483. YI. Eunice Ann 7 , b. Feb. 6, 1823 ; m. Lewis Stevens, 

a farmer ; she is not living. 

484. VII. Mary Charlotte 7 , b. Feb. 6, 1823 ; m. Harding 

485. VIII. William Bamford 7 , b. Dec. 13, 1825 ; m. Susan 

Friars and Adeline V. McKeen. Family 81. 

486. IX. George Chandler 7 , b. Sept. 7, 1828; m. Annie 

Peck. Family 82. 

487. X. Ruth Alice 7 , b. Dec. 25, 1833 ; m. John A. Bleak- 

ney, a machinist ; she is not living. 

488. XI. Levina Jane 7 , b. Apr. 11, 1835 ; d. ; unm. 

489. XII. Stephen Milledge 7 , b. May 21, 1838 ; m. Kate 

Bourne. Family 83. 



Family 42. 

490. Enoch 6 Stiles [191] (Reuben 6 , Nathan 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , 
Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Coverdale, now Albert Co., 
N. B. ; it is to be presumed ; m. , and died since 1852. 

He had 6 children; some of them are still (1886) living. 
[We had reason to expect that the names and ages of Enoch 
Stiles' children, as well as other facts, would be furnished.] 



236 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 43. 

491. John 6 Stiles [196] (Israel 5 , Nathan 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , 
Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Pictou, N. S., May 24, 
1813 ; m. June 22, 1810, Sarah (dau. of Donald and Nancy) 
Fraser, born at West River, Pictou Co., N. S., June 15, 1815. 

Young John Stiles was an earnest scholar. When a boy he 
had to walk four miles to attend school. At the age of 14 he 
left his father's farm to learn the printer's trade in the office 
of the Colonial Patriot, the first newspaper published in Pic- 
tou. The name was afterward changed to the Bee. Young 
Stiles was continued in the office, and he also continued his 
studies. Upon attaining his majority he bought out the paper, 
and on becoming editor and proprietor of the establishment he 
changed the name of his paper to the Mechanic and Farmer. 
This he published for four years, when he sold out and moved 
to Boston, Mass., June 1, 1844. Here he was engaged in print- 
ing and commercial pursuits until 1852, when he started the 
International Journal, which paper he edited and published 
for several years mainly in the interest of reciprocity, and had 
much to do with the passage of the " Reciprocity Treaty." 

He went to Washington, D. C, in 1861, and was the first 
editor of the Washington Chronicle, John W. Forney, Secre- 
tary of .the United States Senate, being proprietor of the paper. 
In addition to his writings he took an active part in the trying 
times of the Civil War as a member of the sanitary commis- 
sion, and on many occasions rendered valuable service in the 
field with Gen. Grant's army, and at other points. At City 
Point, Ya., he narrowly escaped with his life on one occasion, 
and at the battle of Winchester. Ya., uuder Gen. Milroy, in 
1864, he was captured by the Confederates and taken to Rich- 
mond, where he was confined in Libby Prison. He had the 
good fortune, however, to be released in a month, and returned 
to his family in Washington. He was an ardent Republican, 
and for several years edited the Republic of Washington, pub- 
lished in the interests of the Republican party. He was an 
intimate friend of Senator Zachariah Chandler, afterward Sec- 
retary of the Interior, under whom he was chief of the Appoint- 
ment Division. 

He was an able and earnest writer on political economy, the 
tariff, and many of the important topics of the day, and con- 



Massachusetts Family. 237 

tributed largely with his pen to several of the principal papers 
of the country, and had a large and commanding acquaintance 
with many of the prominent men of his day. He died March 
1, 1880, at Washington, D. C, an honored member of the 4th 
Presbyterian C hurch of that city. [The foregoing sketch of 
John Stiles was furnished by his son, Lt. D. F. Stiles, who 
also collected the records of the descendants of Israel Stiles 
that are given in this work . ] 
Children : 

492. I. Daniel Frazer 7 , b. June 5, 1841 ; m. Maggie Webb. 

Family 84. 

493. II. Valentine Nelson 7 , b. Sept. 25, 1843 ; m. Maria 

V. Wrae. Family 85. 

494. III. Charles Callender 7 , b. June 9, 1845; m. Emma 

Wiggins. Family 86. 

495. IV. Elizabeth Jane 7 , b. at Chelsea, Mass., Feb. 1, 1848 ; 

m. April 16, 1874, at Washington, D. C, Allen 
Wall, who was born at Monongahela City, Pa., 
Feb. 6, 1837. Issue (b. at Washington, D. C.) : 

496. i. Arabella 8 , b. Jan. 23, 1875. 

497. ii. Joseph Stiles 8 , b. Oct. 3, 1876. 

498. Y. Isaac Langworthy 7 , b. at Chelsea, Mass., Sept. 5, 

1850 ; d. at C, Oct. 11, 1851. 



Family 44. 

499. Daniel 6 Stiles [197] (Israel 5 , Nathan 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , 
Robert 8 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Pictou, Nova Scotia, Aug. 10, 
1815 ; married Margaret Hogg of Pictou, April 7, 1842. She 
was born at Dumfrieshire, Scotland, Feb. 23, 1823. 

During his boyhood, Daniel Stiles lived at home, and when 
not attending school worked on his father's farm and in his 
sawmill. He learned the carpenter's trade, and after removing 
to Boston, Mass., engaged in business there as a carpenter and 
builder. 

Children : 

500. I. Elizabeth Ann 7 , b. Jan. 10, 1844 ; m. George W. 

Johnston, Dec. 19, 1865. Issue : 

501. i. William 8 . 

502. ii. Charles 8 . 



238 Stiles Genealogy. 

503. II. Eobert 7 , b. Oct. 13, 1845 ; d. Nov. 1, 1858. 

504. III. Sarah Jane 7 , b. June 25, 1847. 

505. IY. Charles Melville 7 , b. Sept. 13,1849; d. April 18,1851. 

506. V. John Howard 7 , b. Dec. 25, 1851; hi. Barbara Lil- 

lian Roddick. Family 87 . 

507. YI. Albert H. 7 , b. March 29, 1856 ; d. Feb. 21, 1870. 

508. VII. Reuben Dickson 7 , b. Oct. 5, 1860. 

509. VIII. William H. 7 , b. May 29, 1864. 

510. IX. George Johnston 7 , b. June 6, 1866. 

Family 45. 

511. Nathan 6 Stiles [198] (Israel 5 , Nathan 4 Jr., Nathan', 
Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Lyons Brook, Pictou, Nova 
Scotia, Jan. 14, 1817; married Jane Matherson of Rogers Hill, 
Oct. 17, 1855. He was always farming and milling ; resides 
on the old family homestead. 

Children : 
512. I. John William 7 , b. Dec. 25, 1856 ; m. Addie Mc- 
Donald. Family 88. 
Elizabeth Catharine 7 , b. July 11, 1859. 
Clara Bell 7 , b. Aug. 19, 1861. 
James Isaac 7 , b. Nov. 24, 1865. 
Charles Watson 7 , b. April 27, 1875. 

Family 46. 

517. Charles William 6 Stiles [201] (Israel 5 , Nathan 4 Jr., 
Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Pictou, Nova Sco- 
tia, February 22, 1822 ; married Margaret Sutia Robinson of 
Providence, R. I., Oct. 4, 1849. Mr. Stiles removed to Boston, 
Oct. 1, 1843 ; went to Charleston, S. C, in 1844 ; in 1848 was 
living at New Orleans ; settled permanently at Charleston in 
1859. He was always identified with the military, and during 
the Civil War took sides with the Confederates where he lived, 
and with whom he served as Senior Captain in the 15th South 
Carolina Militia. At this time (1885) he is an officer of the La- 
fayette Artillery Light Battery, So. Car. Militia, and is engaged 
in business as a dealer in artists' materials, paints, glass, etc. 

Child : 
518. I. Jane 7 , d. in infancy. 



513. 


II. 


514. 


III. 


515. 


IV. 


516. 


V. 



Massachusetts Family. 239 



Family 47. 

519. George Johnston 6 Stiles [202] (Israel 5 , Nathan 4 Jr., 
Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Pictou, Nova Sco- 
tia, Mch. 23, 1824 ; m. Josephine Montcrief (dau. of Thomas) 
Street, of Salern, Mass. He learned the printing and publish- 
ing business in all its details at Boston, Mass., and became a 
partner in the well-known firm of Rand, Avery & Co., of 
Cornhill, Boston ; is now (1890) in business for himself at 24 
Franklin st., Boston. 

Children : 

520. I. Josephine Montcrief, b. in Boston, Mass., Mch. 

29, 1850; ra. Nov. 4, 1868, Rev. George Wash- 
burn Fuller. Mr. Fuller was born at Need- 
ham, Mass., July 11, 1846 ; was ordained to gos- 
pel ministry at West Sumner, Me., June 15, 
1870 — denomination Baptist; res. (1885) at 
Hyannis, Mass. Issue : 

521. i. Walter Sargent 8 , b. at Paris, Me., Sept. 15, 

1869. 

522. ii. Margaret M. 8 , b. at Jay, Me., July 31, 1873. 

523. iii. Mary 8 . 

524. iv. Clarence Doane 8 , b. at Hyannis, Mass., Apr. 

12, 1882. 

525. II. Charles Somerville 7 , b. at Somerville, Mass.; m. 

Sadie A. White. Family 89. 

526. III. Harriet Hyde 7 , b. at Boston, Mass.; m. S. J. 

Pearsal, of New York, where they now (1885) 
reside. Issue : 

527. i. Grace Leigh 8 . 

528. ii. Edith J. 8 ; d. in infancy. 

529. iii. Annie Sykes 8 . 

530. IV. George Andover 7 , b. at Andover, Mass.; m. Maria 

Victoria Murray. Family 90. 

531. V. Benjamin Augustus Bulson 7 , b. atRoxbury, Mass.; 

m. 1885 or 1886. 



Family 48. 

532. Dan 6 Stiles [223] (Stephen 5 , Stephen 4 , Nathan 3 , Rob- 
ert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Shoreham, Rutland Co., Vt., 



240 Stiles Genealogy. 

Feb. 23, 1779. [It seems hardly probable that the parents of 
Dan Stiles could have removed to Yermont as early as 1779, 
though the record of his birth is furnished by a descendant of 
his.] He married Lucinda Hickok (b. Sept. 12, 1786) at Shore- 
ham, Yt., Feb. 5, 1803. He died at West Chazy, N. Y., Jan. 
6, 1826, and is there buried. Mrs. Lucinda (Hickok) Stiles d. 
Aug. 14, 1865. 
Children : 

533. I. Stephen Bliss 7 , b. Jan. 31, 1804; d. Jan. 13, 1826, 

at West Chazy, N. Y. 

534. II. Mary 7 , b. Mch. 30, 1805. 

535. III. Sylvanus H. 7 , b. May 23, 1806 ; m. Esther J. 

Brown. Family 91. 

536. IY. Leonard M. 7 , b. Mch. 21, 1808 ; m. Mary Sher- 

man. Family 92. 

537. Y. Angeline 7 , b. Oct. 29, 1809 ; dec'd. 

538. YI. Lucinda 7 , b. Oct. 3, 1813 ; dec'd. 

539. YII. Lucius 7 , ) ( m. Permelia Parks. 

} b. Mch. 26, 1816 ; \ Family 93. 

540. VIII. Lucia 7 , j ( dec'd. 

541. IX. Keuben 7 , b. Aug. 26, 1818; m. Phebe A. Hickok. 

Family 94. 

542. X. Rachel 7 , b. May 8, 1821, in Chazy, N. Y.; m. L. 

O. Johnson, Oct. 4, 1843 ; res. (1885) at Mans- 
field, Tioga Co., Pa. Issue (all b. in Troy, 
Bradford Co., Pa.) : 

Richard Morell 8 , b. Aug. 15, 1845. 

Mary Emeline 8 , b. Sept. 28, 1847. 

Henry Stiles 8 , b. Jan. 15, 1849. 

Harriet Delphine 8 , b. Dec. 29, 1850. 

Julius Reuben 8 , b. Sept. 28, 1853. 

Julia Olivia 8 , b. Nov. 17, 1855. 

Lucy Adelaide 8 , b. Oct. 8, 1857. 

Laura Elvira 8 , b. Feb. 22, 1860. 

Bliss 7 , b. Apr. 11, 1826. 



Family 49. 

552. Stephen 6 Stiles [228] (Asa 5 , Stephen 4 , Nathan 3 , Rob- 
ert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Hebron, Conn., in 1793 ; m. (1) 
Electa Fields, who died at West Chazy, N. Y., Nov. 15, 1833; 



543. 


i. 


544. 


ii. 


545. 


iii. 


546. 


iv. 


547. 


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548. 


vi. 


549. 


vii. 


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Massachusetts Family. 241 

(2) Elizabeth Barnes, who d. Oct. 22, 1837. Mr. Stiles died 
at West Chazy, Aug. 16, 1836. 
Children (by 1st marriage) : 

553. I. M. Milenda 7 , b. Dec. 5, 1818; m. Pike Watson, 

Feb. 3, 1836. She died at West Chazy, K Y., 
May 7, 1845. Mr. W. still survives her (1886). 

554. i. Electa 8 , b. Feb. 25, 1838; d. Oct. 22, 1845. 

555. ii. Dexter L. 8 , b. Oct. 28, 1839; enlisted in 

Co. H, 13th Eegt. 111. Vols., in the late 
war; d. from wounds received in the bat- 
tle of Vicksburg, Miss., Dec. 29, 1862. 

556. iii. Angeline A. 8 , b. May 12, 1842; m. Louis S. 

Ellithorpe, Mch. 28, 1865. They res. 
at East Burlington, 111. Issue: (1) Lettie 
Leola 9 (Ellithorpe), b. Sept. 7, 1868. 

557. II. Olive 7 , b. Feb. 4, 1821; m. Horace Merrihew; res. 

(1886) at West Chazy, N. Y. She d. at W. C, 
Sept. 28, 1887. Issue : 

558. i. Adeline E. 8 , b. Aug. 13, 1844 ; d. Feb. 1, 

1845. 

559. ii. Lucy 8 , b. Dec. 25, 1851; m. Arthur Mc- 

Biinney. Issue: (1) Olive L. 9 (McKin- 
ney), b. Dec. 1, 1876; (2) Bertha 9 (McKin- 
ney), b. May 29, 1879. 

560. III. Thomas W. 7 ; d. Feb. 10, 1830. 

561. IV. Stephen J. 7 , b. Nov. 14, 1826 ; m. S. Jane Hay. 

Family 95. 

562. Y. Livona E. 7 , b. at West Chazy, K Y., Aug. 3, 1830; 

m. Hiram Clark (b. at West Chazy, N. Y., Apr. 
24, 1827), Nov. 3, 1852. They res. (1886) at 
West Chazy, where Mr. C. is a prominent citizen 
and a prosperous and successful merchant. Mrs. 
Livona E. (Stiles) Clark d. Jan. 5, 1889. She 
was a fine, valuable woman, and is greatly la- 
mented. Issue : 

563. i. Eva L. 8 , b. Mch. 7, 1855; m. John W. Har- 

ris, Dec. 26, 1874; res. Louisville, Ky. 
Issue: (1) Charles L. 9 (Harris); (2) Bessie 
J. L. 9 (Harris) ; (3) Clark 9 (Harris) ; (4) 
Edward 9 (Harris). 
31 



242 Stiles Genealogy.' : 

564. ii. Adelaide O. 8 , b. July 16, 1857. 

565. iii. Wm. Henry 8 , b. Mch. 16, 1860; m. Nov. 

10, 1889, Mary Jenette Norcross; res. W. 
Chazy, N. Y. 

566. iv. Carrie E. 8 , b. Oct. 19, 1862 ; m. Wm. E. 

Clough, M. D., Jan. 7, 1885; res. (1886) 
West Chazy, N. T. 

567. v. Hiram 8 Jr., b. Oct. 9, 1870. 



Family 50. 

568. Col. Ezra 6 Stiles [230] (Asa 5 , Stephen 4 , Nathan 3 , Eob- 
ert 2 Jr., .Robert 1 ), was born at Shoreham, Addison Co., Yt., 
Sept. 28, 1798; m. at West Chazy, N. Y., Jan. 24, 1821, Miss 
Harriet Rublee, who was born Aug. 12, 1804, and is still (1886) 
living at Fort Covington, N. Y. 

In February, 1813, Ezra Stiles volunteered in the War of 
1812; was wounded in an engagement at Chateangay River, 
N. Y., Oct. 26, 1813. He was in the battles of the taking of 
Fort Erie, July 3, 1814; at Chippewa, July 5, 1814, and at 
the sortie from Fort Erie, Sept. 17, 1814, when the British 
forces were compelled to raise the siege. He was discharged 
June, 1815. 

Col. Stiles was a prominent man during all his active life ; 
was merchant, postmaster and justice of the peace for many 
years; was Inspector of Customs, also, Col. of the N. Y. Mili- 
tia for a long period. He died at Fort Covington, Aug., 1880. 

Children : 

569. I. Mariam 7 , b. May 5, 1822; m. Ransom B. Crippen, 

Sept. 15, 1838. She died at Fort Covington, 
N. Y., Nov. 13, 1884. Mr. C. died Dec. 21, 
1884. Issue: 

570. i. Harriet S. 8 ; m. Thomas C. Scarcliff; res. 

(1886) at Independence, Iowa. Issue: (1) 
Miriam Lillian 8 (Scarcliff), age 20 years; 
m. Robert F. Clark, of Parsons, Me., June 
17, 1890; (2) Thomas C. 9 (Scarcliff), age 
9 years. 

571. II. Ezra W. 7 , b. at Chateaugay, N. Y., May 27, 1827; 

m. Mary Amina McLaughlin. Family 96. 



Massachusetts Family. 243 

572. III. Lucy A. 7 , b. Apr. 1, 1838 ; m. (1) Joseph But- 

tolph, Oct. 1, 1860. Mr. B. d. Mcli. 26, 1881 ; 
in. (2) Samuel S. Clark Aug. 23, 1882; res. 
(1886) at Ohateaugay, N. Y. She d. at C. Nov. 
20, 1887. Issue (by 1st marriage) : 

573. i. Hattie S. 8 (Buttolph), b. Feb. 11, 1864 ; d. 

Feb. 14, 1880. 

574. ii. George H. 8 (Buttolph), b. Jan. 8, 1868. 

575. IV. Ann Hale 7 , b. July 16, 1840 ; m. at Fort Coving- 

ton, N. Y., Nov. 26, 1857, George W. Paddock, 
who was b. June 6, 1834; res. (1886) at Fort 
Covington. Issue : 

576. i. Orra F. 8 , b. June 19, 1858 ; m. Feb. 22, 

1878, Miss Carrie Briggs ; res. (1890) at 
Jamaica Plain, Mass. Issue : (1) Edith 9 
(Paddock) ; (2) Mildred 9 (Paddock) ; (3) 
Henry T. 9 (Paddock), b. Sept. 13, 1887. 

577. ii. Ezra Stiles 6 , b. Aug. 22, 1861. 

578. iii. Miriam 8 , b. July 11, 1870 ; m. Oct. 24, 1889, 

"William Q. Donovan, of Ft. Covington, 
N.Y. 

579. iv. John B. 8 , b. Sept. 12, 1874. 



Family 51. 

580. Warren 6 Stiles [231] (Asa 5 , Stephen 4 , Nathan 3 , Kob- 
ert a Jr., Kobert 1 ), was born 1800 at West Chazy, Clinton Co., 
N. Y.; m. Clarissa Dutcher, who was born in Washington Co., 
N. Y., Mch. 12, 1800. Mr. Stiles was a merchant at Platts- 
burgh, N. Y., during the years immediately preceding 1835, 
when he removed from P. [to what place has not been stated 
with certainty, though it is thought he went to the " Black 
Kiver Country," N. Y.]. In 1837 he removed to Iowa, and 
in 1838 bought a large tract of land 10 miles from Iowa City 
and 2 miles from Solon and followed farming until the break- 
ing out of the gold fever, when he went to California. He had 
started for home when it was discovered that there was a case 
of cholera on board the vessel [it was in the cholera season of 
1849] in which he had taken passage. The report caused a 
panic. The vessel was run into a bog in San Francisco, and it 
is generally supposed that all on board died of cholera, although 



244 Stiles Genealogy. 

it is thought by some that Mr. Stiles was murdered for bis 
money, as he was known to have had considerable with him 
when he started for home. [The above facts were reported to 
the family of Mr. Stiles by a friend who saw him just before 
his departure for home.] 

After her husband's death Mrs. Stiles managed the farm and 
cared for her six children, gave them all a good common 
school education, and saw them all comfortably settled in 
homes of their own. She lived to the advanced age of 80 years, 
which is, perhaps, remarkable, considering her life of hardship 
and severe toil, for it was a new country to which she and her 
husband brought their young family, and the Indians were for 
years their near neighbors ; but Mrs. Stiles belonged to a long- 
lived family, her mother haviug reached nearly 100 years at the 
time of her death. Mrs. Clarissa (Dutcher) Stiles died at 
Solon, Iowa, Dec. 23, 1880. 

Children (the first 4 were born in N. T.) : 

581. I. Sabinus 7 , b. July 17, 1825 ; m. Mary Ann Hoff- 

man. Family 97. 

582. II. Caroline Hannah 7 , b. Mch. 18, 1828 (prob.) ; m. 

Straudard De Yault, a wealthy farmer ; resided 
(1885) near Solon, Iowa. Mrs. Hannah (Stiles) 
De Yault d. June 12, 1881, se. 53 years. Issue : 

583. i. Son 8 ; d. se. 2 yrs. 

584. ii. Newton 8 ; is well educated; has been a 

teacher ; m. a lady who was a teacher ; has 
3 children. 

585. iii. Helen 8 . 

586. iv. Stephen 8 ; is a farmer. 

587. v. Lafayette 8 . 

588. vi. Lena 8 . 

589. vii. David 8 . 

590. III. Mary 7 , b. Mch. 19, 1832 ; m. Wm. K. Chandler, 

who was b. in Ohio. He was a person of good 
education and held several important offices at 
different times. The greater portion of his life 
was spent in farming, although in early life he 
was for a time a clothing merchant. , He died in 
Iowa City, Iowa, aged 38. 

Since the death of her husband Mrs. Chand- 
ler and her daughter have carried on their farm 



Massachusetts Family. 245 

of 145 acres, situated three and one-half miles 
from Iowa City, themselves — quite successfully, 
too, it would appear. Issue : 

591. i. Lizzie M. 8 , b. May 18, 1856; grad. High 

School ; also took a special course at the 
Iowa State University, and was afterward 
engaged in teaching ; m. Apr. 9, 1890, 
Stephen A. Sunier, a native of France. 
Child : Eugene Chandler 9 (Sunier), b. Jan. 
25, 1891. 

592. ii. Milo W. 8 ; deceased. 

593. IY. Franklin 7 , b. Dec. 27,183-; m. Delila Elseandra. 

Family 98. 

594. Y. Frederick 7 , b. May 12, 1839 ; m . Susan A. Dotey. 

Family 99. 

595. YI. Clarissa 7 , b. July 23, 1846 ; m. Henyon, who 

was engaged in several occupations, principally 
farming. Mrs. Henyon, as well as her brothers 
and sisters, was possessed of wonderful executive 
ability, and lived an eventful life. She d. Jan., 
1880. Issue : 

596. i. Warren 8 ; conductor on a railroad. 

597. ii. George 8 ; employed on a railroad. 

598. iii. Alice 8 . 

599. iv. Lewis 8 . 

600. v. Mary 8 . 

601. vi. Charles 8 . 



Family 52. 

602. Seymour B. 9 Stiles [247] (Ebenezer 5 , Stephen 4 , Na- 
than 3 , Eobert 2 Jr., Eobert 1 ), was born at Brandon, Yt. (prob.), 
Mch. 25, 1807 ; m. Miss Jones of Salisbury, Yt. ; moved to 
Delaware, Ohio, where he was living in 1885. 

Children : 

603. I. 7 . 

604. II. 7 . 



246 Stiles Genealogy. 

Family 53. 

605. Philander 8 Stiles [249] (Ebenezer 5 , Stephen 4 , Nathan 3 , 
.Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Brandon, Vt., July 5, 1812 ; 
in. Phebe Cutler of Brandon, where both are still living (1885). 

Children : 

606. I. Diana E. 7 . b. July 10, 1844; d. Aug. 30, 1875. 

607. II. Charlotte 7 , b. Jan. 25, 1853 ; d. Feb. 26, 1883. 



Family 54. 

608. SylYanus" Stiles [257] (Samuel 5 , Stephen 4 , Nathan 3 , 
Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Canton, St. Lawrence Co., 
N. Y., Aug. 2, 1809 ; moved to DeKalb, in the same county, 
in 1823 ; m. 1832, Susanna Greene. He owned a large farm, 
which he sold in 1882, finding himself getting too old to man 
age it. He now (1886) res. with his son Levi at De K. Mrs. 
Susanna (Greene) Stiles died Jan. 12, 1883. 

Children : 

609. I. Levi 7 , b. July 1, 1833; m. Emma L. Eastman. 

Family 100. 

610. II. Laura 7 , b. Feb. 19, 1835 ; m. Feb., 1872, Hamilton 

Stuart ; resides at De Kalb, N. Y. ; P. O. add. 
Hermon, IS . Y. Issue : 

611. i. Anna 8 , b. Jan. 15, 1875. 

612. III. Asa 7 , b. July 11, 1837; m. Amy Weymouth. 

Family 101. 

613. IV. Martin L. 7 , b. Feb. 22, 1843 ; m, Emma L. Noble. 

Family 102. 



Family 55. 

614. Samuel Seneca 6 Stiles [258] (Samuel 5 , Stephen 4 , Na- 
than, 3 Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was b. at Canton, N. Y., June 26, 
1811 ; m. Charlotte Sternberg in 1835. He died at Canton, 
Feb. 11, 1880. 

Children : 
615. I. Ezra 7 , b. Sept. 19, 1836 ; m. Janette Clark. Family 
103. 



Massachusetts jFamifo/. 247 

616. II. Niles 7 , b. June 15, 1838 ; grad. at St. Lawrence 

University, also from the Law School. He d. at 
Russell, N. Y., in the spring of 1861. 

617. III. Ann 7 , b. May 22, 1841 ; m. John Inly, 1863 ; res. 

(1885) at Saratoga, N. Y. Issue : 

618. i. Viva L. 8 , b. March 15, 1864 ; m. 1882, 

Thos. Kirkland; resided at Canton, N". 
Y. ; Mrs. Yiva Kirkland d. Dec. 1, 1855. 
Issue: Maud 9 (Kirkland), b. April 25, 
1883. 

619. ii. Cora A. 8 , b. Nov. 3, 1869. 

620. IY. Henry 7 , b. Jan. 23, 1844; m. Kittie Cotter. 

Family 104. 



Family 56. 

621. George? Stiles [260] (George 5 , Benjamin 4 , Lt. Amos 3 , 
Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at South Coventry, Conn., 1808 ; 
married Caroline Price. 
Children : 

622. I. Laura 7 . 

623. II. Ida 7 . 



Family 57. 

624. Jasper 6 Stiles [268] (George 5 , Benjamin 4 , Lt. Amos 3 , 
Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at South Coventry, Conn., in 
1815; married Sophronia Walworth ; resided 1885, at Gibson, 
Susquehanna Co., Penn. 

Children : 

625. I. Clementina 7 . 

626. II. Jasper Gilbert 7 . [A traveling correspondent of the 

Christian Leader (Universalist) sends to that 
paper, for its issue of Aug. 6, 1885, the following 
denominational information from Gibson, Penn. : 
" Mr. J. G. Stiles, the foremost worker here, is 
still suffering greatly from his old complaint, 
rheumatism, which has incapacitated him for our 
labor for several years, and deprived him of the 
use of his limbs."] 



248 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 58. 

627. Ezra 6 Stiles [269] (George 5 , Benjamin 4 , Lt. Amos 3 , 
Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at South Coventry, Conn., 
March 4, 1817; married, March 24, 1839, his cousin, Cynthia 
Ann, dau. of Edmund and Wealthy (Loomis) Stiles. She 
was born at Herkimer, Herkimer Co., N. ¥., Jan. 22, 1812. 
She died at Willimantic, Conn., Jan. 4, 1886, of typhoid fever. 
Ezra Stiles was a dentist by profession, and was generally 
called " Dr. Stiles." " While in his infancy his parents re- 
moved to Pennsylvania, where he remained until he was 
twenty years of age, when he returned to Conn, and took up 
the profession of dentistry and opened an office in Danielson- 
ville. He resided there some eight or nine years and then re- 
moved to Norwich, a larger field for the practice of his pro- 
fession, in which he had become quite skilled, and had achieved 
a fine reputation. During his residence in Norwich he became 
connected with the Central Baptist Church, and was one of its 
most valued members. He took a deep interest in the welfare 
of this church, and served as a member of the society's com- 
mittee, and filled also the office of treasurer. In 1865, he gave 
up the practice of his profession and removed to South Wind- 
ham, and engaged in the grocery business with his son George 
E. Stiles. In 1870 they came to Willimantic and opened a 
wholesale and retail grocery, flour and provision store in the 
building now occupied by Durkee, Stiles & Co. The firm 
transacted a large and successful business until Jan., 1879, 
when they sold out to Buck & Durkee. Since that time Dr. 
Stiles has not been an idler, his real estate interests in Willi- 
mantic, Norwich and elsewhere requiring a good share of his 
time and attention. He united with the Baptist Church in 
Willimantic, in March, 1876, and since that time he has been 
an active, useful and highly-respected member, willing at any 
and all times with counsel and purse to aid in any department 
of church work, and ever on the alert to promote the interests 
of the church and society. 

" The Baptist denomination in the State has probably no 
firmer adherent to its tenets than was Dr. Stiles, and no one who 
would uphold its creed with more resoluteness of purpose. 
Morally he was above reproach. He professed to be a Christian, 
and so far as he was able he lived up to his profession. A 



Massachusetts Family. 249 

man of intelligence and well-balanced mind, he was slow in 
forming an opinion, but when once formed he held to it with 
tenacity. As a business man he was the soul of honor and in- 
tegrity, and combining with these good judgment and shrewd 
business tact, he achieved success and accumulated a handsome 
property. Politically he was a Whig, in the days of that 
party, and naturally became a Republican when the party was 
organized, and has since remained a firm supporter of its prin- 
ciples. He was not, however, a seeker of political preferment, 
and while never hesitating to express his sentiments through 
the ballot, shrank from the turmoil, strife and annoyance inci- 
dent to public office. Dr. Stiles was pre-eminently a home 
man, pnd spent all his leisure hours with his family. Home 
was the most attractive spot for him, and here is where his loss 
will be most keenly felt. Truly in this family circle a chain 
of love whose links have been steadily growing stronger and 
stronger as the years rolled by, has been suddenly broken, and 
a light which grew brighter and brighter with the lapse of 
time, has gone out forever. On Sunday, Feb. 22, he attended 
church as usual, but complained during the day of feeling 
chilly. On Monday he was about the house, but was hoarse, 
and retired at an early hour in the evening apparently suffering 
from a bad cold. Tuesday morning there being no improve- 
ment manifest in his condition, a physician was called, and in 
this connection it is worthy of note, that so far as is known this 
was the first time a physician had ever been called in his behalf. 

" His disease speedily developed into bronchial pneumonia, 
and resisted all efforts for its removal. The insidious malady 
slowly but surely sapped the vital energies of the naturally 
vigorous constitution, but the change came so gradually that his 
family and friends had no fear for his ultimate recovery until 
within two or three days of his death. Dr. Stiles, however, 
evidently realized his critical condition, and on Friday morning, 
ten days from the time the physician was summoned, he called 
the several members of the family to his bedside and talked 
with each one separately and for the last time. A few hours 
later the beating pulse was hushed, and the eyes were closed in 
the long dreamless sleep of death. 

" His mind remained clear up to the hour of his dissolution, 
and death came to him peaceful and painless, on Friday, Jan. 
6, 1885.— From The Willimantic Chronicle, Jan. 13,1885. 
32 



250 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children : 

628. I. George Edmund 7 , b. June 24, 1843 ; m. Helen E. 

Hatch. Family 105. 

629. II. Wealthia Elizabeth 7 , b. at Danielsonville, Conn., 

July 22, 1848; m. (1) Jan. 1, 1876, Geo. K 
McFarland ; (2) Dec. 17, 1880, Dr. F. S. Blood ; 
res. (1885) at Willimantic, Conn. 



Family 59. 

630. Edmund Alonzo 6 Stiles [293] (Edmund 5 , Benjamin 4 , 
Lt. Amos 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Guilford, Conn., 
Jan. 12, 1818; m. Sophia Sweet, daughter of Dr. Charles 
Sweot, the famous " bonesetter." Edmund A. Stiles is a. 
farmer; res. (1885) at Lebanon, Conn. 

Children : 

631. I. Ella M. 7 ; m. 1876, William Blanchard ; no issue. 

632. II. Eliza 7 ; m. 1880, Irwin Hewitt. 



Family 60. 

633. Edward Lorenzo 6 Stiles [294] (Edmund 5 , Benjamin 4 , 
Lt. Amos 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Guilford, Conn., 
Feb. 1, 1820; m. 1844, Amelia Maynard, of Lebanon, Conn. 
He was a farmer. He died at Lebanon, Conn., Jan. 19, 1884. 

Children : 

634. I. Edward Alonzo 7 , b. Sept. 30, 1845; m. Edna Cran- 

dall. 

635. II. Charles L. 7 ; d. Nov. 25, 1883. 



Family 61. 

636. Charles Phelps 6 Stiles [297] (Job Phelps 5 , Job 4 Jr., 
Job 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born July 12, 1797, according 
to the record furnished by his daughter, Mrs. Henrietta Hunt, 
of Montpelier, Yt.; but this conflicts with the various historical 
accounts which state that the first white child born in what is 
now Cleveland, Ohio, was born during the winter, and as there 
is no question about Charles P. Stiles being that child, we will 



Massachusetts Family. 251 

leave the matter of dates to be settled by the descendants of 
Charles P. Stiles and the historians. He m. at Castleton, Vt., 
Mrs. Susan (Irish) Wetmore (or Whitmore, as spelt on the 
Castleton Records). She was born in 1804, in Ira, Vt., and 
m. (1) Samuel Wetmore, who died in a little over a year after 
their marriage, and by whom she had one son. She died at 
Beaver, Iroquois Co., 111., Apr., 1862. Mr. Stiles died at the 
same place, Julv, 1882. 

Children (from records furnished by Mrs. L. Henrietta 
[Stiles] Hunt) : 

637. I. Wesley 7 , born and died 1824. (Probably this child 

was by Mrs. Stiles' first marriage, although the 
fact was not mentioned by the sender of the rec- 
ord.) 

638. II. Lydia Henrietta 7 , b. Jan. 3, 1826; m. Wm. H. 

Hunt, July 25, 1847; res. (1885) at Montpelier, 
Yt. Issue : 

639. i. Adeline Elizabeth 8 . 

640. ii. Charles William 8 . 

641. iii. Franklin Augustus 8 . 

642. iv. Hattie Louisa 8 . 

643. III. Frederick Augustus 7 , b. 1828; d. 1858. 

644. IV. Julia Elizabeth 7 , b. 1831; d. 1848. 

645. V. Mary Adeline 7 , b. 1833; d. 1855. 

646. VI. Harriet Maria 7 , b. 1836; d. 1859. 

647. VII. John Edward 7 , b. 1839; m. Jane Hodnut. Family 

106. 



Family 62. 

648. Rev. William Melvin 6 Stiles [307] (Bliss 5 , Jobj Jr., 
Job 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Chester, Warren Co., 
N. Y., July 4, 1815. He was left an orphan at the age of 8 
years, his father's death occurring at this time, his mother 
having died when he was but 2 years old. After the death of 
his father, he was taken into the family of his grandfather Mills, 
where he remained and worked on the farm until he was 18, 
when he went to learn the tanner's trade of a Mr. Robinson, 
who, with his wife, were very devoted members of the Metho- 
dist Church. While with them young Stiles experienced re- 



252 Stiles Genealogy. 

ligion and united with the Methodists. In the spring of 1834 
(this date probably should be 1837) he left JS". Y., and went to 
Ohio, and hired himself to a man named Boland, working at 
his trade for a short time; but feeling that his heavenly Father 
had other work for him to do, and being urged by his breth- 
ren, he decided to enter the ministry. 

In Ohio he became acquainted with a very humble and de- 
voted people called " United Brethren in Christ," and feeling 
that with these people he could do the most good for the cause 
of his Master, he united with them, and, receiving a license to 
preach, entered the itiner,acy. For sixteen years he labored as 
a circuit preacher. On Dec. 23, 1841, he was married to Han- 
nah M. Stauffer. In 1851 he removed from Ohio to a small 
village in Iowa, named Vinton, the county seat of Benton 
county. At the time there were no churches, and meetings 
were held in cabins and small school-houses, people coming 
eight and ten miles through the mud and snow to hear the 
preaching. Large societies were soon formed, and churches 
were built, proving the success of his ministry. In 1857 he 
was elected presiding elder, and in 1864 was chosen delegate 
to the general conference. After traveling- many years as pre- 
siding elder his health failed, and in 1866 he was obliged to 
locate, since which time he has been unable to travel. In 1885 
he removed to Ainsworth, Brown county, Neb., where he is at 
present (1886) residing. 

Children : 

649. I. William H. 7 , b. Jan. 18, 1843 ; m.. Maria M. 

Squires. Family 107. 

650. II. Joseph 7 , b. Aug. 5, 1846. 

651. III. Mary L. 7 , b. Mch. 23, 1848 ; m. Samuel T. Coldren. 

652. IY. Emma J. 7 , b. Apr. 2, 1850 ; in. Joseph Legare in 

1859 ; she d. Jan. 9, 1870. 

653. Y. Anna M. 7 , b. Oct. 23, 1852 ; m., as 2d wife, Joseph 

Legare, widower of her sister Emma J. ; she d. 
Aug. 1, 1885. Issue : 

654. i. 8 ; died young. 

655. ii. 8 ; died young. 

656. iii. 8 ; died young. 

657. iv. Dan. 8 , who was past 2 years old at the time 

of her mother's death. 



Massachusetts Family. 253 

658. VI. George Edwin 7 , b. Dec. 15, 1862 ; is fitted for any 
sort of business ; is now (1885) engaged in teach- 
ing school ; resides at Jefferson, Green Co., Iowa. 

Family 63. 

659. Jeremiali 6 Stiles [316] (Roger 5 , John 4 , Job 3 , Robert 2 
Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at East Granville, Mass., June 5, 1807; 
in. Dec. 25, 1828 (by Rev. Timothy M. Cooley), Mary Crocker 
of Granville. (This marriage is recorded at Granville.) Jere- 
miah Stiles died at Barkhampstead, Conn., Nov. 1, 1831; Mrs. 
Mary (Crocker) Stiles died afterward at the same place. 

Child : 

660. I. Mary 7 , b. Mch, 7, 1831 ; m. Lorenzo Phelan of 

East Granville, Mass. ; she d. Apr. 18, 1854, se. 
23. Issne : 

661. i. Nellie 8 ; m. William Pomeroy ; res. at E. 

Granville. 

662. ii. Mary 8 ; m. ■ Knox ; res. at Blandford, 

Mass. 

Family 64. 

663. Dr. John Alsop 6 Stiles [317] (Roger 5 , John 4 , Job 3 , 
Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at East Granville, Mass., May 
3, 1809. He attended the Medical College at Pittsfield, Mass., 
and possibly one of the medical schools of Vermont. He m. 
(1) Feb. 18, 1836, at Benson, Vt. (when of Springfield, Mass.), 
Maryett (dan. of Dr. Rowland) Cooley of Benson. She was born 
July 16, 1807, at Granville, Mass. ; died at Mishawaka, Ind., Mch. 
1,1839.' Hem. (2) Jan. 22, 1841, Mary Ann (dau. of Luman) 
Keyes of St. Joseph Co., Ind.; she was born in Monroe Co., N. 
V., Dec. 27, 1816 ; died at Mishawaka, Ind., July 3, 1850. 

Dr. Stiles died at Mishawaka, Nov. 19, 1850, of organic 
disease of the brain, se. 41 yrs. 6 mos. 15 days. " His funeral 
was attended at the Presbyterian church by a large concourse 
of his fellow-citizens." 

The following sketch was published in a local paper soon 
after Dr. Stiles' death : 

" Dr. Stiles located in this place fourteen years ago with the 
view of practicing his profession, which he has done with emi- 
nent success and ability. 



254: Stiles Genealogy. 

" It will be but paying a feeble tribute to his memory to say 
that the community mourns his loss as a worthy citizen, an 
esteemed friend and a faithful and well-tried physician. For 
years, in many families, Dr. Stiles has been the mainstay and 
hope in the gloomiest hours of sickness and suffering, fear and 
anxiety, for which his memory will long be cherished. Truly 
it may be said of him : Where disease was, there he was with 
his science and his art, ever ready to administer to frail mor- 
tality the balm of the last earthly hope. In Dr. Stiles we may 
recognize one who loved his profession as a high and honorable 
calling, worthy of better motives than those of sordid gain. He 
dispensed his remedies, and gave his counsel alike to the rich 
and poor. He dispensed them to do good. While his profes- 
sion was used as a means of obtaining a livelihood, he ever 
spurned him who recklessly practiced medicine as a trade, but 
never knew it as a science. He was uncompromising in his 
hostility to quackery in medicine, and instead of pandering to 
the prejudices nursed in the community by unprincipled pre- 
tenders in the healing art, he ever sought to correct them by 
an appeal to reason, and the light of science." 

Resolutions of respect to the memory of Dr. Stiles were 
passed by the physicians of South Bend and Mishawaka. 

Children (by 1st marriage, born at Mishawaka, Ind.) : 

664. I. Jane 7 , b. Dec. 17, 1836 ; d. Jan. 30, 1840. 

665. II. Alsop C. 7 , b. Jan. 21, 1838 ; m. Augusta W. Wil- 

liams. Family 108. 

(By 2d marriage, b. at Mishawaka, Ind.) : 

666. III. Chester Lee 7 , b. Dec. 20, 1842; m. Hannah Mil- 

burn. Family 109. 

667. IV. Mary Ardella 7 ; d. Apr. 5, 1844, ae. 1 yr. 5 mos. 2 

days. 

668. Y. Fannie 7 , b. Mch. 5, 1845 ; m. May 13, 1868, at the 

First Christian Church, Chicago, 111., by Rev. 
Ira J. Chase, to Dr. Byron R. (son of Washing- 
ton) O'Connor.* Dr. O'Connor was born at 

* Washington O'Connor was cousin to the late Charles O'Connor, Esq., of 
New York city. According to an article in the Boston Sunday Globe, of Mch. 
21, 1886 [which contained a partial list of New England descendants of 
Kings] Chas. O'Connor [and, of course, his cousin] was a descendant of 
Cathol Croagh Deary O'Connor, the fifty-first king of Connaught, himself 
a brother of the last king of Ireland, who died in 1198. 



Massachusetts Family. 255 

East Cleveland, Ohio, Aug. 12, 1838 ; removed 
with his parents to Mishawaka, Ind., grad. at the 
Penn. University of Medicine and Surgery, at 
Philadelphia, after which he practiced his pro- 
fession, at Mishawaka, for several years very 
successfully. * Mrs. Fannie (Stiles) O'Connor, 
before her marriage, was for 3 years a student at 
Hillsdale Coll., but preferring to fit herself for 
a music teacher, she left college and entered the 
music school in Boston, of which Prof. B. F. 
Baker was president. In 1881, Dr. O'Connor 
and family removed to Cloverdale, Chautauqua 
Co., Kans., where they are at present (1885) 
engaged in stock raising. Issue : 

669. i. May 8 , b. Sept. 5, 1870 ; d. Feb. 11, 1871. 

670. ii. Eugenie 8 , b. June 29, 1872. 

671. iii. Armon 8 , b. June 29, 1876. 

672. Y. Jay 7 , b. May 28, 1847; d. Nov. 10, 1853. 

673. YL John K. 7 , b. June 24, 1850 ; d. Oct. 4, 1851. 



Family 65. 

674. Charles Spelman 6 Stiles [335J (Eoger 5 , John 4 , Job 3 , 
Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at East Granville, Hampden 
Co., Mch. 22, 1823. In 1832 his family removed to Chicopee 
Falls, Mass., where he afterward lived ; m. (1) Nov. 14, 
1847, Henrietta O. (dau. of Wranslow) Holton of Duinmers- 
ton, Yt., she d. at Chicopee Falls, Mass., July 19, 1856, aged 
29 yrs.; m. (2) Nov. 14, 1856, Ann (dau. of Rodolphus) Dewey 
of South Royalton, Yt., who d. Dec. 25, 1864, aged 30 years; 
m. (3) Sept. 23, 1866, Sarah Abigail (dau. of Jonathan) Clark 
of Minot, Me. Mr. Stiles resides at Chicopee, Mass., where he 
follows the occupation of market gardener. 

Children (by 1st marriage) : 

675. I. Charles Spelman 7 Jr., born Dec. 4, 1848 ; grad. at 

Amherst College, class of 1871 ; admitted to the 
New York bar May 16, 1878 ; res. at Chicopee, 
Mass. ; unm. 

676. II. George Millard 7 , b. Feb. 14, 1850 ; d. May 10, 1856, 

se. 6 yrs. 



256 Stiles Genealogy. 

677. III. Alice Elizabeth 7 , b. Mch. 29, 1854; m. (1) at Chi- 

copee Falls, Mass., May 23, 1873, Col. (son of 
Joseph) Bullock of Kattleville, N. Y., who died 
at Chicopee Falls, May 2, 1877, aged 27 years. 
She m. (2) at Manchester, N. H., Dec. 26, 'l 883, 
George Thomas, son of Edward Thomas of 
County Essex, England. Issue (by 1st marriage) : 

678. i. Delia Louisa 8 , b. June 5, 1874; d. Apr. 9, 

1877, se. 2 yrs. 10 mos. 
(By 2d marriage) : 

679. 1Y. Arthur Henry 7 , b. Aug. 17, 1862 ; grad. at the New 

York College of Pharmacy, class of 1885. 



Family 66. 
680. Col. John Wesley 6 Stiles [345] (Oratha 5 , Samuel 4 , Job 3 , 
Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Kew York city, Jan. 31, 
1811 ; m. Aug. 20, 1836, Elizabeth F. Taylor, who died on her 

60th birthday, Aug. 2, 1879. 

Col. Stiles was educated iu New York, and entered the ship- 
ping business there. He soon formed a partnership with the 
late Marshall O. Roberts, but later engaged in business for him- 
self. An account of him in 1856 states that he was then a 
dealer in dye woods. At the outbreak of the war he closed up 
all business affairs, and set out for Washington May 27, 1861, 
at the head of the 9th Regt. of the State National Guard. 
Their first duty was to relieve the 7th Regt., then stationed at 
the Capitol, in order that the latter might return to protect New 
York. Shortly afterward the 9th, then the 83d New York 
Vols., went into active service. While under the command of 
Col. Stiles the regiment participated in the following battles : 
Harper's Ferry, July 4, 1861 ; Cedar Mountain, Aug. 9, 1862; 
Rappahannock Station, Aug. 20, 1862 ; Thoroughfare Gap, 
Aug. 28, 1862; Bull Run, Va., Aug. 30, 1862; Chantilly, 
Sept. 1, 1862 ; South Mountain, Md.,' Sept. 14, 1862 ; Anti'e- 
tam, Sept. 17, 1862; Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862. (From 
a printed memorial sheet of Co. G, 9th N. Y. Regt.) Col. 
Stiles retired from the command of the regiment Jan. 18, 1863, 
and returned to New York with his health entirely shattered. 

He was unable, in this condition, to re-enter business ; but 
having a natural taste for mechanics he turned his attention in 



Massachusetts Family. 257 

that direction, and became an inventor. His hydrostatic gauge 
won the gold medal in 1884 at the American Institute. His 
daughter says : " If my father had made science the business 
of his life, there would have been more heard of him than will 
now be the case; he wasareal student all his life." Col. Stiles 
died at No. 281 Fourth avenue, New York city, Sept. 16, 1885. 
Children : 

681. I. Maria Louisa 7 , b. Oct. 15, 1837; m. Horace Jones 

Fairchild, Oct. 19, 1853 ; res. (1891) in New 
York. Issue: 

682. i. Constance Louisa 8 , b. Feb. 19, 1857, in Man- 

chester, Lancashire, Eng. ; d. se. 2 yrs. 10 
mos. 

683. ii. Edith Hope 8 , b. Sept. 21, 1859, in New York 

city. 

684. iii. Horace Jones 8 , b. Nov. 11, 1861 ; d. Oct. 3, 

1862. 

685. iv. Henry Martyn 8 , b. in New York city, Dec. 

28, 1862. 

686. v. Arthur Stiles 8 , b. Jan. 31, 1867, in South- 

port, Lancashire, Eng. 

687. • vi. Helen Marguerite 8 , b. Feb. 18, 1872, in 

Bowden, Cheshire, Eng. 

688. vii. Christine Marie 8 , b. Jan. 30, 1876, in Altrin- 

cham, Cheshire, Eng. 

689. II. Andrew Bennett 7 , b. July 10, 1841 ; m. Frederica 

Augusta Nystrom and Augusta Whiternan. 
Family 110. 

690. III. Thomas Edwin 7 , b. Oct. 27, 1843 ; d. Dec. 24, 1879. 



Family 67. 

691. Hiram Anson 6 Stiles [387] (Anson Rose 5 , Samuel 4 , 
Job 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born near Canandaigua, On- 
tario Co., N. Y., Jan. 1,' 1826 ; m. March 27, 1855, at 
Belvidere, Boone Co.. 111., by Elder Roe, Mary A. (dau. of 
Harvey C. and Clarissa) Hovey of Lower Salem, Washington 
Co., Ohio ; moved, the same year, to Clear Lake, Iowa, and to 
Kansas in 1866 ; res. (1885), at Pavilion, Wabaunsee Co., Kan., 
where he is extensively engaged in the business of horticulture, 
possessing an apple orchard of 30 acres, besides several \acres 
33 



258 Stiles Genealogy. 

of small fruits of those varieties that are adapted to that section 
of country. He is also largely engaged in stock raising. 

Mr. Stiles has held the position of secretary of the Wa- 
baunsee Co. Horticultural Society ever since its organization, 
over 10 years ago (written 1885). This entitles him to a life 
membership in the State Society. 

Children : 

692. I. Albert H. 7 , b. May 16, 1856; m. . 

Family 111. 

693. II. Charles H. 7 , b. Oct. 1, 1859, at Elk Grove (now 

Ellington), Hancock Co., Iowa; res. at Pavilion, 
Kansas, owning a farm adjoining that of his 
father. 

694. III. Benjamin B.\ b. at Elk Grove, Dec. 6, 1862. 

695. IY. Harvey C. 7 , b. at Pavilion, Kan., June 19, 1869. 

696. Y. Herbert M. 7 , b. P., Dec. 11, 1871. 



Family 68. 

697. George W. 6 Stiles [390] (Anson Rose 5 , Samuel 4 , Job 8 , 
Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Cheshire, Ontario Co., N. 
Y., March 6, 1831 ; m. at Wellsville, Allegany Co., N. 
Y., March 18, 1855, Martha A. (dau. of Jesse and Dorothy) 
Davis. They located at Ellington, Hancock Co., Iowa. Mr. 
Stiles enlisted Dec. 12, 1861, in Co. C, 12th U. S. (Iowa?) 
Regt., for 3 years. His death, which occurred Sept. 10, 1862, 
was caused by the shock of an exploding shell. He died and 
is buried near Georgetown, D. C. " He served his country 
faithfully." His widow m. (2) a Mr. Young of JBelvidere, 
Boone Co., 111. 

Children : 

698. I. Willie 7 , b. July 18, 1859, at Canandaigua, Ontario 

Co., N. Y.;'d. at C, Sept. 27, 1859. 

699. II. Moses Elmer 7 , b. Aug. 24, 1861, at Ellington, Han- 

cock Co., Iowa; res. (1890) at Belvidere, 111., 
where he is engaged in mercantile business. 

M. E. Stiles m. April 3, 1889, Carrie May (dau. 
of August and Frederica) Rubeck, all of Belvi- 
dere, 111. 



Massachusetts Family. 259 



Family 69. 

' TOO. Henry Lincoln Roland 6 Stiles [397] (Roland 5 , 
Samuel 4 , Job 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Spring water, 
Livingston Co., N. Y., Aug. 11, 1830; married (1) April 10, 
1859, at Cumberland, Guernsey Co., Ohio, Margaret S. Har- 
rah, who was born at Cumberland, Sept. H, 1813. She died at 
Joplin, Jasper Co., Mo., Feb. 26, 1875 ; m. (2) Clara Gertrude 
Perley of Boston, Mass. After his first marriage he settled 
at Sharon, Noble Co., Ohio. In 1881, was living at Los Angeles, 
Cal., where he was engaged in the stationery business; rem. 
in 1885 to JSTorwalk, Los Angeles Co., Cal., where he still (1891) 
resides. 

Biographical Sketch. 

Henry Lincoln Roland Stiles, born at Springwater, Livings- 
ton Co., N. Y., Aug. 11, 1830, enjoyed the educational advan- 
tages usually attainable in a rural district, and improved them 
well, being a boy of good parts and active intelligence. 

When he was about 14 years of age his father met with re- 
verses in the lumber business, so that the boy was obliged to 
commence his own life-work. In the following May he ac- 
companied two families of friends in emigrating to Wisconsin, 
then only to be reached by a tedious journey by canal and lake 
boats. A year was spent at Milwaukee, mostly in enjoying 
" the shakes " (i. e., fever and ague), and at Elkhorn, Wis. 
He then went to Concord, Mich., where, for eighteen months, 
he occupied himself in learning the trade of cabinet-making, 
and in attending school. He next accepted a clerkship in the 
store of his cousin, Otis Lincoln, of Jackson, Mich., with whom 
he remained until the discovery (in 1849) of the California 
gold mines. Fired with the excitement which then pervaded 
the country, and under an arrangement with his cousin, Mr. 
Lincoln, by which the latter was to furnish his outfit, young 
Stiles started for the " Land of Gold." Meeting in New York 
city with his cousins, Hiram (son of Anson) Stiles and Samuel 
H. (son of Epaphroditus) Stiles, who were bound on the same 
errand, they joined what was known, and extensively adver- 
tised, as " French's Overland California Express," which held 
out the delusive hope of putting its passengers " Through in 
Sixty Days." This expedition, the proposed route of which 



260 Stiles Genealogy. 

was from New York to New Orleans by steamer, thence by 
mule and horse-train to Galveston, Indianola, Port Lavaca, 
San Antonio de Bexar, De Castro ville, El Paso, Relief and 
Comanche Springs to the Rio Grande at Franklin, was devised 
and managed with a degree of crookedness which disclosed it- 
self before the steamer (which carried the " first division ") 
fairly left the harbor of New York, on the 4th of March, 1850. 
At New Orleans this division*, to which the three Stiles' boys 
belonged, was joined by the " second division," under com- 
mand of Capt. French himself. From that point, as the " true 
inwardness" of Capt. French's intentions gradually disclosed 
themselves to the already suspicious emigrants, their confidence 
gradually waned, until, at Franklin, on the Rio Grande, and 
on the verge of the Mexican border, they appointed a commit- 
tee to confer with the captain; and, if the conference was not 
satisfactory, to seize, hold and sell the property of the expedi- 
tion for the behoof of the emigrants themselves. As Capt. 
French would not yield, this was done, and the expedition 
broke up into several companies, or trains, each of which took 
its own share of the property, as arranged by the committee, 
and each took measures to find its way across Mexican terri- 
tory to California. 

The party to which Henry L. R. Stiles and his cousins attached 
themselves numbered about 40, under command of A. F. 
Corse as captain, and selected a route via Carolitas, Lower 
Gila river, to strike the California coast about seventy -five miles 
above the Gulf of California. When fairly entered upon the 
Great Dry lake (a desert of forty miles in width) their supply 
of water gave out and, though they pushed bravely on, the 
sufferings of the men and beasts became terrible. In the 
midst of this trouble they found themselves under the lead of 
a guide who was a pretender, and who did not know the route. 
They now became thoroughly demoralized and sought to re- 
trace their steps. The sufferings caused by the lack of water 
were now intense. One man found a land turtle which he ate 
alive; others cut the throat of a half-famished mule and eagerly 
drank his blood; medicines, and even urine, was drank by 
others, and thus, under a scorching snn and in deep sand, they 
struggled on in desperate haste, but with enfeebled frames. 
They finally reached the mountain of El Paso, and there found 
the springs which to them was salvation from the most horrible 



Massachusetts Family. 261 

of deaths. Reorganizing here, they again took up the route to 
California, via Chihuahua and Durango to Mazatlan, on the 
Pacific coast, said to be a distance of 1200 miles. Shortly after 
this, Henry L. R. Stiles' horse was taken from him, on some 
pretext, by Mexican officials, and those belonging to Hiram and 
Samuel Stiles were stolen. Being horseless, they took passage 
with an empty train going south, and after a fatiguing journey 
of 150 miles, on foot and in Mexican carts (the most diabolical 
vehicles ever invented), they reached Durango. Here the 
three Stiles and a companion purchased a horse, for $400, 
which ultimately turned out to be blind, though of great sa- 
gacity and sure of foot. Upon him they packed their bedding 
and traps, and all went tolerably well, until, in crossing the 
mountains, the animal lost his footing and fell over a precipice, 
after which they had to convey their luggage on poles — a la 
palanquin. They reached Mazatlan, Dec. 4, 1850, eight 
months' time from Jackson, Mich., and forty-eight hours too 
late to catch the transient steamer touching at this point. 
January 8, 1851, after many vexations and delays, they em- 
barked on an Italian brig chartered for San Francisco. She 
was filthy beyond endurance, and proved to be rotten; being 
caught in a gale, she sprung a leak and was with difficulty 
kept from foundering. February 16, they reached San 
Francisco, Cal., after eleven and a half months of terrible ex- 
perience. 

When Henry L. R. Stiles landed he had but two Mexican 
dollars in his pocket, one of which he incontinently expended 
in the purchase of a very poor dried-apple pie ! The first night he 
camped in a sand-bank ; the next day got work as dishwasher in 
a restaurant at $50 per month, from which in three weeks' time he 
was promoted to be waiter at $75 per month. His cousins, 
Hiram and Samuel Stiles, went up the Feather river to the 
mines, where in about three months Henry joined them. In 
the following October, Hiram and Samuel returned to the east. 
Henry afterward spent three months traveling in the interest 
of The Golden Era, a literary paper, as correspondent, and 
in extending its circulation ; and his subsequent California ex- 
periences comprise an attack of small-pox and one of measles 
(both of which he passed through without a nurse), one large 
fire at Sonora, another at Nevada, involving losses to him, and 
a mining enterprise failure to the tune of $13,000. 



262 Stiles Genealogy. 

May 10, 1856, he left California, via the Nicaragua route, 
and arrived at New York on the 22nd. He shortly after went 
into business in Ohio, married, and settled at Sharon, Noble Co., 
in that State. In June, 1S62, he sold out and on the 11th of 
the following August volunteered for three years in Co. F, 82d 
Regt. Indiana Vols. Inf., Col. Morton C. Hunter, at Louis- 
ville, Ky. Here he was detailed to act as clerk to the A. Adj. 
Gen. of Gen. S. G. Burbridge's command at Headquarters. 
After that general was relieved from duty, Oct. 2d, Henry L. 
R. Stiles was (in fact) A. A. G. until Nov. 6, 1862. In all the 
movements preliminary to and leading to the capture of Yicks- 
burg, the command to which Stiles was attached, he was con- 
cerned, and, though much of his daily duty was of a clerical 
nature he enjoyed some active participation in those scenes 
(especially at the terrible, but disastrous charge of the Union 
forces on the enemy's lire of March 22, 1863), terminating in 
the final surrender of the city, July 4, 1863. Mr. Stiles, during 
the siege, was twice slightly wounded, once by a fragment of 
shell, and again by a conical ball which struck a tree, glanced, 
and fell close at his side, and he still retains both the fragment 
of shell and the bullet as mementoes. He was furloughed 
July 5, 1863, and afterward was obliged to go to hospital at 
Columbus, Ohio, from thence was transferred to hospital at 
Camp Denison, where he was honorably discharged from ser- 
vice Mar. 25, 1864. 

Children (by 1st marriage) : 
'701. I. Orion Alphonso Seward 7 , b. at Sharon, Noble Co., 
Ohio, Mch. 6, 1860; m. Apr. 16, 1885, at River- 
side, San Bernardino Co., Cal., Miss Sally La Rue 
of Riverside. 
(By 2d marriage) : 

702. II. Leo Bertrand 7 , b. at Los Angeles, Cal., May 4, 1885. 

703. III. Claude Perley 7 , b. at Norwalk, Los Angeles Co., 

Cal., May 31, 1886. 

704. IY. Elton Ray 7 , b. at Los Angeles, Sept. 30, 1888. 



Family 70. 

705. Loren Clark 6 Stiles [398] (Roland 5 , Samuel 4 , Job 3 , 
Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Springwater, Livingston 



Massachusetts Family. 263 

Co., K Y., Apr. 21, 1832. By the time he was 12 years old 
the boy had come to the conclusion that a farmer's life was not 
to his taste, so one day (election day, Nov., 1811) he took a 
sudden resolution to forsake farming then and there. He left 
home on foot and alone, and without a single penny in his 
pocket. His intention was to go to an uncle's, in Potter Co., 
Penn., 75 miles distant from Springwater, and by nightfall of 
the first day he had accomplished one-third of the distance (25 
miles). It was 6 years before he saw home again. 

In 1815 he went to his grandfather Cheesebro's, in Michi- 
gan. After this he attended school two winters at Pulaski, 
Mich., and in 1817 he commenced his career as a printer. He 
thus describes his experience : " In June, 1817, 1 went to 
Jonesville, Hillsdale Co., and while standing on the street in 

that place I heard a gentleman, Mr. , inquiring for a boy 

to learn the printer's trade. As soon as he had left the person 
with whom he had been conversing, I approached him and 
asked how he thought I would answer. He had me read and 
spell, and then said I would do, and engaged me on the spot 
to go to Adrian, Lenawee Co., Mich., 42 miles distant. He 
had a cow he wished me to drive over, and I agreed to the 
arrangement. He gave me two Spanish quarters to pay my 
expenses. I started on Saturday morning, June 1, expecting 
my employer to overtake me on Sunday and let me ride a part 
of the way in his buggy, but I saw nothing of him until I 
reached Adrian. By pinching and scrimping my own rations 
I managed to save one of my quarters. I arrived at Adrian 
with the cow, about 8 o'clock, p. m., on Sunday, and the next 
morning vay employer asked me if I had had money enough to 
meet my expenses, and when I showed him the quarter I had 
saved he reached and took it from me. My first impulse was 
to return the way I had come, but I finally concluded to stay 
and go to work. At the end of six months I left, being unable 
to stand it any longer, for, in addition to my office duties, at 
which I was kept every day until dark, I had to take care of a 
horse and cow, plant and take care of half an acre of garden, 
besides doing various house chores which kept me busy until 
9 o'clock at night. 

" My second place was also in Adrian, and somewhat easier. 
Here I remained until 1850, when I went to Jackson, Mich., 
where I worked for seven years." 



707. 


II 


708. 


III 


709. 


IV 


710. 


V. 



264 Stiles Genealogy. 

Mr. Stiles resides (1885) at Plattsmouth, Cass Co., Neb., is 
employed as compositor on the Plattsmouth Daily Herald. 
He says : " The proprietors depend upon me to set from 60,000 
to 65,000 ems per week, which task I rarely fail to accomplish." 

He was married Apr. 24, 1865, to Miss Lelia S. Summers, 
who was born at Maiden, Kanawha Co., W\ Va., Sept. 8, 1845. 

Children (all excepting the first, born at Plattsmouth, Neb.) : 
706. I. Henry A. 7 , b. at Maiden, W. Va., Jan. 4, 1866 ; d. 
Nov. 28, 1869, of memb. croup. 
Mary E. 7 , b. Jan. 18, 1870. 
Lelia Frances 7 , b. Sept. 23, 1871. 
Loren Clark Edwin 7 , b. June 18, 1873. 
Frederick Roland 7 , b. July 3, 1875; d. Dec. 18, 
1876, of cerebro spinal meningitis. 
711. VI. Genevieve Augusta 7 , b. Dec. 3, 1884. 



Family 71. 

712. Reuben 7 Stiles [413] (Ezra 6 , Oliver 5 , Nathan 4 Jr., 
Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Hopewell, Albert 
Co., New Brunswick, Mch. 9, 1805 ; m. Mary Ann (b. May 5, 
1810) (dau. of Thomas) (son of Abial and Anne [Brewster]), 
Peck, of Hopewell {Peck Geneal., p. l->3). 

Mr. Stiles was a farmer and land surveyor. He was a mem- 
ber of the Provincial Parliament for a number of years. He 
died Dec. 23, 1883. 

Child: 

713. I. Mary Ann 8 , m. Capt. James Wood. She died 

some years ago. Issue : 

714. i. Son 9 . 

715. ii. Son 9 . 

716. iii. Son 9 . 

717. iv. Dau. 9 ; dead. 



Family 72. 

718. Solomon 7 Stiles [422] (Ezra 6 , Oliver 5 , Nathan 4 Jr., 
Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Hopewell, Albert 
Co., New Brunswick, Mch. 5, 1809; m. Ann (dau. of Ezra and 



Massachusetts Family. 265 

Jerusha Newcouib), Bishop of Chepody (now Harvey), N. B. 
{Neweomb GeneaL, p. 107). Solomon Stiles was a farmer; he 
died May 1, 1859. 
Children : 

719. I. Emeline 8 ;m. Capt. Alfred Wood. 

720. II. Henry 8 . 

721. III. Alonzo 8 . 

722. IV. Sarah 8 ; she d. unm. 

723. Y. John 8 . 

724. VI. Ezra 8 , res. at Albert, Albert Co., N. B. 

725. VII. Ann 8 ,' m. Job Steeves. 

726. VIII. William 8 . 

727. IX. Rebecca 8 ; nnm. ; res. at Kiverside, Albert Co., N. B. 



Family 73. 

728. George 7 Stiles [429] (Ezra 6 , Oliver 5 , Nathan 4 Jr., 
Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Albert Co., New 
Brunswick, Feb. 13, 1817; m. (1) Mary Steeves of Salisbury, 
N. B. ; (2) Mary J. (dau. of Capt. David and Mary Ann 
[Wright]), Stiles, of Hopewell, N. B. He was a tanner, and 
also owned a fine farm. He died Sept. 16, 1880. [His record 
was furnished by Capt. David Stiles.] 

Children (by 1st marriage) : 

729. I. Melissa 8 , b. Dec. 25, 1844; d. Mch., 1860. 

730. II. Eliza 8 , b. Mch. 20, 1846; d. Apr., 1866. 

731. III. Job 8 , b. July 3, 1848; m. Miss Smith of Harvey, 

Albert Co., N. B. He owns a large farm at 
Hopewell, N. B. No children. 

732. IV. Mary C. 8 , b. Sept. 29, 1883; m. Joseph Kiever, a 

farmer at Harvey, N. B. They have sons and 
daughters. 

733. V. Emerson 8 , b. Oct. 6, 1858; m. Susan Wright. 

Family 112. 
(By 2d marriage) : 

734. VI. Bertha O. 8 , b. Feb. 16, 1862; m. D. N. Baldwin, 

of Chatham, N. B.; res. (1885) at Hopewell, N. 
B., where Mr. B. runs a tannery. 

735. VII. Henrietta 8 , b. Dec. 28, 1863; unm. 

736. VIII. Ella S. 8 , b. July 2. 1868. 

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266 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 74. 

737. Capt. David 7 Stiles [434] (Elisha 6 , Oliver 5 , Nathan 4 
Jr., Nathan 3 , Kobert 2 Jr., Eobert 1 ), was born in Albert Co., 
New Brunswick, Jan. 13, 1812; in. Mary Ann Wright. He 
was master mariner for 43 years. He was in 1885 a 
Justice of the Peace at Hopewell, N. B., where he resided. 
[We are indebted to Capt. Stiles for much of the knowledge 
we have obtained of the New Brunswick branch of the Mass. 
Stiles family.— M. S. P. G] Capt. Stiles died , 1886. 

Children : 

738. I. Mary J. 8 , b. Mch. 1, 1836; m. as 2d wife George 

Stiles of Hopewell, N. B. (See Family 73.) 

739. II. J. Harvey 8 , b. Sept. 5, 1837; m. Leonora Hoar. 

Family 113. 

740. III. Lucy E>, b. Oct. 25, 1839; m. Aug. 16, 1876, 

Gaius S. Turner of Harvey, N. B. Mr. Turner 
is a merchant and shipbuilder, has been a mem- 
ber of the Provincial Parliament for a number 
of years. He was in 1885 a member of the 
Executive Council. Issue : 

741. i. Howard Abbot 9 , b. May 12, 1877. 

742. IV. Isabell R. 8 , b. Apr. 17, 1842; m. Mch. 9, 1870, Je- 

hiel E. Peck, a farmer of Hopewell-, N. B. 

Tggrio • 

743. i. Sophia M. 9 , b. March 11, 1871. 

744. ii. Amy C. 9 , b. July 2, 1875. 

745. iii. Alden H. 9 , b. Sept. 17, 1877. 

746. Y. Henrietta 8 , b. July 13, 1844 ; m. Henry J. Bennett 

of Hopewell Cape, N. B. He is a pilot. Issue : 
3 sons and 1 dau. 

747. VI. Ernest 8 , b. Aug. 30, 1846 ; d. March, 1847. 

748. VII. Sarah A. 8 , b. Aug. 23, 1850 ; m. James S. Atkinson, 

merchant of Albert, jj Albert Co., N. B.; has 
2 daus. 



Family 75. 

749. John Newton 7 Stiles [435] (Elisha 6 , Oliver 6 , Nathan 4 
Jr., Nathan 3 , Robert 8 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Albert Co., 



Massachusetts Family. 267 

New Brunswick, January 30, 1814; m. (1) Clarissa Mc- 
Almon ; (2) Mrs. Margaret Lee. He is a farmer. 
Children : 

750. I. Clark 8 , b. Nov., 1835 ; d. in infancy. 

751. II. Elisha 8 , b. March, 1836 ; d. in infancy. 

752. III. Mary Jane 8 , b. Jan., 1838; m. James Bishop, a 

farmer ; has sons and daus. 

753. TV. Naomi 8 , b. Dec, 1840; m. Ephraim Steves, a 

farmer of Hillsboro, N. B. ; d. 1886 ; had 1 son 
and 2 daus. 

754. Y. Clarinda M. 8 , b. June, 1842 ; m. James Robertson, 

miner. 

755. YI. Marilla 8 , b. Aug., 1844; m. John McCurdy, M. D., 

of Truro, Nova Scotia; had sons and daus. 

756. YII. Finetta 8 , b. May, 1846 ; m. John Collins of Digby, 

Nova Scotia ; had sons and daus. 

757. VIII. Caroline S. 8 , b. June, 1848 ; m. Milton McLeod, a 

merchant of Kings Co., N. B. ; had sons and 
daus. 

758. IX. Cordelia H. 8 , b. May, 1849; m. Martin Simmons 

of Boston, Mass., a merchant ; has a son and dau. 

759. X. Ellen S. 8 , b. July, 1850 ; d. Oct. 26, 1864. 

760. XI. Harriett A. 8 , b. June, 1856 ; unm. 

761. XII. Albert 8 , b. Sept., 1858; unm. 



Family 76. 

762. Elisha 7 Stiles [445] (Oliver 6 Jr., Oliver 5 , Nathan 4 Jr., 
Nathan 3 , Kobert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Albert Co., New 
Brunswick, Dee. 1, 1822; m. Miss Seeley of Machias, Me. 
He died in 1882, at Grand Forks, Dakota Ter., U. S. A., aged 
60 years. 

Children : 

763. I. Dau. 8 ; m. and living in Dak. Ter. 

764. II. Dau. 8 ; m . and living in Dak. Ter. 

Family 77. 

765. Fletcher 7 Stiles [451] (Oliver 6 Jr., Oliver 5 , Nathan* 
Jr., Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Albert Co., 



268 Stiles Genealogy. 

ISTew Brunswick, January 2, 1835 [one authority gives 1836] ; 
m. Margaret (dau. of Frederick and Sarah [Stevens]) Stiles of 
Harvey, Albert Co., N. B. Fletcher Stiles now [1886] resides 
at Laconner, Washington Ter., U. S. A. Mrs. Margaret Stiles 
died about 1878. 
Children : 

766. I. Henry 8 , b. Dec, 1871; d. Aug., 1875. 

767. II. Edna 8 , b. Sept., 1873. 



Family 78. 

768. Silas 7 Stiles [453] (Stephen 6 , Oliver 5 , Nathan 4 Jr., 
Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Albert Co., New 
Brunswick, March 30, 1830; m. Sarah Rogers. He was a 
farmer ; he died March 18, 1868. 

Children : 

769. I. Aurelia 8 , b. Aug. 1, 1850; m. at Boston, Mass., by 

Rev. J. W. Hamilton of the People's Church," 
Jan. 1, 1883, to Ralph Colpitts, B. A. Mr. C. 
is a graduate of Mt. Allison Coll.; is engaged in 
teaching, at Salisbury, N. B. Issue : 

770. i. Lawrie 9 , b. 1884. 

771. II. William 8 , b. Sept. 21, 1853; unm. 

772. III. Mary 8 , b. Oct. 21, 1857; m. 1879 (?), John Ting- 

ley, farmer, of Hopewell, N. B. Issue : 

773. i. Linda 9 , b. 1880. 

774. ii. Aurelia 9 , b. 1882. 

775. iii. Paul 9 , b. about 1884. 

776. iv. Laura 9 . 



Familt 79. 

777. John R, 7 Stiles [472] (Stephen 6 , Oliver 5 , Nathan 4 Jr., 
Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Albert Co., N. B., 
Apr. 7, 1835 ; m. Eliza Hoar. He was a light-house keeper 
for a number of years; is still living in Albert Co. 

Children : 

778. I. Ada J. 8 , b. June 10, 1862. 

779. II. Stephen 8 ; d. at the age of 4 years. 

780. III. Silas 8 , b. Aug. 8, 1868. 



Massachusetts Family. 269 



781. IV. Iva E. 8 , b. Jan. 25, 1874. 

782. V. Infant 8 ; d. unnamed. 

783. VI. Infant 8 ; d. unnamed. 



Family 80. 

784. Frederick 7 Stiles [480] (Bobert 6 , Keuben 5 , Nathan 4 
Jr., Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Albert Co., 
N. B., Dec. 7, 1815; m. Sarah Stevens; lived in Harvey, Al- 
bert Co., N. B.; is not now living. 

Children : 

785. I. Rachel 8 ; unm. 

786. II. Enoch 8 ; d. unm. 

787. III. Margaret 8 ; m. Fletcher Stiles. (See Family 77.) 

788. IV. Alice 8 ; m. Newton Reid, as 2d wife. 

789. V. Elizabeth 8 ; d. unm. 

790. VI. Hattie 8 ; m. Mr. Steward. 

Family 81. 

791. William Bamford 7 Stiles [485] (Robert 6 , Reuben*, 
Nathan 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Al- 
bert Co., N. B., Dec. 13, 1825; m. (1) Susan Friars; (2) Ade- 
line V. McKeen; res. (1886) in Centreville, Westmoreland Co., 
N. B.; is a mechanic. 

Children (by 1st marriage) : 

792. I. Charlotte Jane 8 , b. July 20, 1857. 

793. II. John Beverly 8 , b. Apr. 21, 1859. 

794. III. George William 8 , b. Dec. 5, 1863. 

795. IV. Ella Victoria 8 , b. Aug. 29, 1866. 

796. V. Susan Elizabeth 8 , b. Mch. 25, 1869. 

797. VI. James Wesley 8 , b. Feb. 8, 1871. 
(By 2d marriage): 

798. VII. Ethel Dove 8 , b. May 6, 1884. 

Family 82. 

799. George Chandler 7 Stiles [486] (Robert 6 , Reuben 5 , 
Nathan 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Al- 



270 Stiles Genealogy. 

bert Co., N. B., Sept. 7, 1828; m. Anna (b. May 10, 1836 
[dau. of William (son of Thomas) and Elizabeth (Stevens)]), 
Peck, of Hopewell, N. B. (Peck Geneal, p. 176). Mr. Stiles 
was a professor of music; res. at Elgin, Albert Co., N. B.; is 
now (1886) dec'd. 

Children (all born at Elgin, N. B.) : 

800. I. Amanda Jane 8 , b. 1856; res. Boston, Mass.; unin. 

80 1 . II. Albert Watson 8 ; d. in infancy. 

802. III. William Beverly 8 ; when last heard from, was in the 

Western States, U. S. A. 



Family 83. 

803. Stephen Milledge 7 Stiles [489] (Robert 6 , Reuben 6 , 
Nathan 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Al- 
bert Co., N. B., May 21, 1838 ; in. Kate Bourne, of Carlton 
Co., N. B. After living for some time in North- West Terri- 
tory, Can., they removed to Ridgeton, Ont., where they were 
living at the last accounts. 

Children : 

804. I. Alice 8 . 

805. II. Charlie 8 . 



Family 84. 

806. Capt. Daniel Frazer 7 Stiles [492] (John 6 , Israel 5 , Na- 
than 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Pictou, 
N. S., June 5, 1841 ; m. at Austin, Tex., Nov. 4, 1875, by Rev. 
Edward B. Wright of the First Presbyterian Church, Maggie 
(born at Cincinnati, Ohio, Dec. 18,. 1852), youngest dau. of 
Thomas Bell and Margaret (Andrews) Webb of Cincinnati. 

At the age of 2 years Daniel F. Stiles came with his 
parents to Boston, Mass., where he attended the public schools. 
In 1859 he entered the office of the Boston Daily Ledger. 
Upcn the firing on Fort Sumter in 1861 he went to Washing- 
ton, and*was present at the first battle of Bull Run, July 21, 
with the 1st Mass. Yols. On Aug. 5, 1861, he was mustered 
into the 1st Regt. Dist. Columbia Yols., and was appointed 
Quartermaster Sergeant. Dec. 1, 1863, he was commissioned 
a Lieutenant, and in 1863, when 21 years of age, he organized 



Massachusetts Family. 271 

and commanded the 1st Regt. U. S. Colored Troops, being the 
first regiment of colored soldiers raised by direct orders from 
the War Department. He served in the volunteers during the 
entire War of the Rebellion, and was mustered out Sept. 12, 
1865. On the recommendation of Gen. Grant he entered the 
regular army as a 2d Lieut, in the 26th Regt. of Infy., and 
joined his regiment in Texas, May, 1867, where he served for 
12 years, and was then ordered north, in May, 1879, and sta- 
tioned at Fort Porter, Buffalo, N. Y., for 5 years as Quarter- 
master. In June, 1884, he was ordered to Fort Leavenworth, 
Kans., and afterward to Uncompahgre, Col., in the Ute coun- 
try, where he was in 1885, stationed in command of his com- 
pany, G, 10th Infy. 

He was promoted 1st Lieut., Nov. 2, 1875, while in Texas, 
and when stationed at Fort Porter, N. Y., President Cleveland, 
then Governor of the State of New York, appointed him Lieu- 
tenant-Colonel and Inspector in the National Guard of the State 
of New York. 

After the close of the war he studied law, and was admitted 
to practice in State and United States courts. 

The following is from the Kansas City (Mo.) Times of July 
15, 1889 : 

" Captain D. F. Stiles. 

" Of the officers of the army stationed in Oklahoma, to whom 
has been confided the duty of preserving peace and order in the 
new territory without laws to govern the people, Captain Daniel 
F. Stiles, 10th Infantry, Provost Marshal at Oklahoma City, 
deserves special mention. The performance of the duties re- 
quired of this civil-military position has always been marked, 
on his part, by the most prudent action. He always recognized 
the civil law as superior to the military, and the fact that in no 
instance has he overstepped the boundaries of either, thus pre- 
venting a clash between the two, is deserving of the highest 
commendation. Whenever aid or assistance was needed by the 
new settlers he was always at the front doing that which would 
meet with the approval of the people. The day following the 
accident at Oklahoma City, when a number of people were 
killed and injured by the falling of a grand stand, the Times' 
dispatches said : ' Almost as soon as the accident occurred the 
militia, under command of Captain Stiles, were ordered to the 



272 Stiles Genealogy. 

scene, and rendered valuable services in preventing unnecessary 
confusion." Again, last week, he comes to the front by taking 
determined action against the turbulent element in that city, 
threatening them with arrest and confinement if their illegal 
actions would not cease. This had the desired effect, and trou- 
ble ceased. 

" The performance of such duties on the part of the army 
officers are not only difficult, but fraught with the greatest 
danger. Common sense and sound judgment are the qualities 
required for such a task, and of these Captain Stiles has his 
full share. 

" Captain Stiles is a native of Massachusetts, and entered the 
army in August, 1861, as Quartermaster and Commissary Ser- 
geant of the First District of Columbia Infantry. In 1862 he 
was promoted 2d Lieut., and in 1865 1st Lieut., being hon- 
orably mustered out in September of that year. In 1867 he 
was appointed 2d Lieut, of the 26th Infantry, and trans- 
ferred to the 10th in 1869, where he has since served, being 
promoted Captain in March, 1888." 

Children : 

807. I. Charles Webb 8 , b. Aug. 5, 1878, at Fort Clark, 

Kinney Co., Tex. 

808. II. George Leslie 8 , b. Dec. 18, 1879, at Fort Porter, 

Buffalo, N. Y. 

Family 85. 

809. Talentine Nelson 7 Stiles [493] (John 6 , Israel 5 , Na- 
than 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Pictou, 
Nova Scotia, Sept. 25, 1843 ; m. at Washington, D. C, Mch. 
4, 1872, by Rev. I. B. Jutten, Marcia V., only dau. of Samuel 
Wrae, Esq. Valentine N. Stiles was 8 mos. old when his 
parents removed to Boston, Mass. He attended the public 
schools in Chelsea, Mass., until 1861, when his family rem. to 
Washington, D. C, and he accompanied them. During the 
Civil War he served with the army in Virginia and the Caro- 
linas, and after the war closed, studied law and graduated at 
Columbia Coll., Dist. of Columbia, went to New York, and 
finally settled in Washington, D. C. 

Children : 
810. I. Charles Valentine 8 , b. Mch. 23, 1873. 



Massachusetts Family. 273 

811. II. Marcella Tan Luden 8 , b. Dec. 1, 1874. 

812. III. Samuel Frazer 8 , b. Sept. 20, 1876. 



Family 86. 

813. Charles Callender 7 Stiles [494] (John 6 , Israel 5 , Na- 
than 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at East 
Boston, Mass., June 9, 1846 ; m. Emma Wiggins, at Broad- 
way, N. J., Dec. 30, 1871. He served in the Union Army 
during the Rebellion, and afterward in Texas. He visited 
Mexico, and returned north and settled in Washington, D. 0., 
where he engaged in the " auction and commission " business. 
He died Jan. 8, 1875. >8 .' '\ 

Children : k , 

814. I. Harry Callender 8 , b. Dec. 8, 1872, at Broadway, 

N. J. 

815. II. Florence Frazer 8 , b. Oct. 25, 1874, at Washington, 

D. C. 



Family 87. 

816. John Howard 7 Stiles [506] (Daniel 6 , Israel 5 , Nathan 4 
Jr., Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ) was born at -Chelsea, Mass., 
Dec. 25, 1851 ; m. Barbara Lillian Roddick, Sept. 8, 1875. 
She was born June 20, 1856. They reside (1885) at Boston, 

Mass. 

Children : 

817. I. Albert H. 8 , b. Sept. 15, 1877. 

818. II. Jessie Emma 8 , b. Jan. 21, 1880. 



Family 88. 

819. John William 7 Stiles [512] (Nathan 6 , Israel 5 , Na- 
than 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born Dec. 25, 
1856; m. Addie McDonald, June 24, 1880; res. (1885) in 
Boston, Mass. 

Children : 

820. I. Charlotte Jane 8 , b. Jan. 24, 1882. 

821. II. Adriance Parker 8 , b. Dec. 20, 1883. 

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274 Stiles Genealogy. 

Family 89. 

822. Charles Somerville 7 Stiles [525] (George Johnston 6 , 
Israel 5 , Nathan 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born 
at Somerville, Mass.; m. Sadie A. White, res. (1885) at New- 
ton Highlands, Mass. 

Children : 

823. I. Charles White 8 . 

824. II. Kate Huntington 8 . 

825. III. Helen Dudley 8 . 

826. IV. Mary Hanover 8 . 

827. Y. Harold Rowe 8 . 



Family 90. 

828. George Andover 7 Stiles [530] (George Johnston 6 , Is- 
rael 5 , Nathan* Jr., Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at 
Andover, Mass.; m. Maria Victoria Murray; res. (1885) in 
New Jersey. 

Child: 
829. I. Marion Fuller 8 . 



Family 91. 

830. SylYamis H, 7 Styles* [535] (Dan. 6 , Stephen 6 , Stephen 4 , 
Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Chazy, Clinton 
Co., N. Y., May 24, 1808 ; m. in Chesterfield, Essex Co., N. 
Y., in 1839, by Norman Page, Esq., to Esther J. Brown, who 
was born in Granville, Washington Co., N. Y., May 24, 1814. 
They resided for two years after their marriage at Chesterfield, 
N. Y., rem. in 1842 to Troy, Bradford Co., Pa., from thence 
in 1845, to Granville, N. Y., where Mrs. Esther J. (Brown) 
Styles died Aug. 19, 1848. Mr. Styles then returned to Troy, 
Pa., taking with him his eldest daughter, the younger ones 
being left in care of their mother's family at Granville, N. Y. 
Mr. S. remained in Pennsylvania, until 1878, when he returned 
to Granville, and died there Sept. 5, 1880. 

* From the records sent us it appears that this family spelled their sur- 
name "Styles."— M. S. P. G. 



Massachusetts Family. 275 

Children : 

831. I. Emily B. 8 , b. at Chesterfield, N. Y., Nov. 6, 1841; 

in . Mch. 29, 1863, by Eev. Wm. Jones (Baptist) 
of Springfield, Pa., Darius E. Brown (b. May 
25, 1842); res. (1885) at Columbia, Bradford 
Co., Fa. Issue : 

832. i. Milton S. 9 , b. at Troy, Pa., Mch. 22, 1864 ; m. 

June 17, 1885, Mrs. Maria Cowen of Troy. 

833. ii. Edward D. 9 , b. at Springfield, Pa., Feb. 15, 

1867. 

834. iii. Julius M. 9 , b. at S., Sept. 3, 1870. 

835. iv. Arthur Styles 9 , b. at Columbia, Pa., July 

12,1880. 

836. II. Annette 8 , b. at East Troy, Pa., Jan. 26, 1844; m. 

Dec. 13, 1868, by Eev. Hiram Meeker of North 
Granville, N. T., Julius M. Griffin (b. Jan. 23, 
1843). Issue: 

837. i. Charles Edwin 9 , b. May 28, 1871 ; d. Aug. 

17 1871 

838. ii. FredE. 9 Griffin, b. Feb. 5, 1873. 

839. iii. Julius Elmer 9 ) , c , oft ~ Qt7A 

840. iv. Julia Elvira 9 [ b ' **&' 29 > 1874 

841. v. Herbert Edward 9 , b. May 18, 1881. 

842. III. Lucy J. 8 , b. Sept. 15, 1845, at Troy, Pa.; m. Silas 

W. Ingalls (b. Oct. 23, 1846), Aug. 5, 1871, at 
South Hartford, Washington Co., N. Y., by 
Rev. A. B. Lambert, D. D. Issue: 

843. i. Frank D. 9 , b. July 24, 1872. 

844. ii. Charles H. 9 , b. June 12, 1875. 

Family 92. 

845. Leonard M. 7 Stiles [536] (Dan 8 , Stephen 6 , Stephen 4 , 
Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Shoreham, Vt., 
Mch. 21, 1810; m. May 15, 1845, at the residence of Henry 
Sherman, by Rev. Mr. Meeker, Miss Mary Sherman. [The 
marriage notice contains this clause, "all of Reesville, N. Y."] 
They reside (1885) at Troy, Bradford Co., Pa. 

Children : 
846. I. Jane L. 8 , b. Mch. 25, 1846; m. July 9, 1868, at the 
parsonage at E. Canton, by Rev. S. P. Gates, 



276 Stiles Genealogy. 

Mr. Thomas Dunbar, all of East Troy, Pa. 
Xssiip * 

847. i. Henry 9 , b. May 8, 1869; d. July 15, 1869. 

848. ii. Mary 9 , b. July 17, 1870. 

849. iii. Berton L. 9 , b. Sept. 25, 1872. 

850. iv. George F. 9 , b. Mch. 3, 1874. 

851. v. Willie G. 9 , b. Jan. 2, 1876. 

852. vi. Frank E. 9 , b. Nov. 11, 1878. 

853. vii. Gracie B. 9 , b. Oct. 5, 1880. 

854. viii. Johnnie M. 9 , b. Apr. 20, 1882. 

855. II. Libbie 8 , b. Feb. 11, 1847; d. Mch. 9, 1853. 



Family 93. 

856. Lucius 7 Stiles [539] (Dan a , Stephen 6 , Stephen 4 , 
Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ) was born at Shoreham, Yt., 
Mch. 26, 1816; m. Permelia Parks at Troy, Pa., in 1845; is a 
retired farmer; res. (1885) at Troy, Pa. 

Children : 

857. I. Alice D. 8 , b. Sept. 7, 1847; m. Sept. 17, 1873, Je- 

rome I. Stanton^ lumberman at Painted Post, 
N. Y. Issue: 

858. i. John M. 9 , b. Oct. 5, 1874. 

859. II. Milton D. 8 (M. D.), b. at Troy, Pa., Feb. 12, 

1849; grad. 1869, State Normal School, Mans- 
field, Pa. ; also from Mich. University in Phar- 
macy, 1871; Medicine, 1872; present occupation 
(1885) traveling salesman; res. Elmira, N. Y. 



Family 94. 

860. Reuben 7 Stiles [541] (Dan. 6 , Stephen 5 , Stephen 4 , 
Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was b. at Cornwall, Yt., Aug. 
26, 1818 ; m. Phebe Ann Hickok in Troy, Bradford Co., Pa., 
Apr. 10, 1855. They reside at East Troy, Bradford Co., Pa. 
Mr. Stiles is a farmer. He also deals extensively in agricul- 
tural implements. 

Children : 
861. I. Robert Emmett 8 , b. Feb. 19, 1856 ; m. Ida A. La- 
mont. Family 114. 



Massachusetts Family. 277 

862. II. Franc E. 8 , b. Mch. 13, 1859 ; m. Aug. 8, 1883, 

Henry F. Weigand, of Elmira, N. Y., where 
they reside. Issue : 

863. i. Henry Stiles 9 , b. May 10, 1885. 

864. III. Bert E. 8 , b. June 5, 1865. 



Family 95. 

865. Stephen J. 7 Stiles [561] (Stephen 6 , Asa 5 , Stephen 4 , 
Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was b. at West Chazy, Clinton 
Co., N. T., Nov. 14, 1826; m. S. Jane Hay, at Chazy, N. T., 
Apr. 1, 1849. He died of cholera at Chicago, 111., Sept. 6, 
1852. His widow still (1886) survives him. 

Children : 

866. I. Electa D. 8 , b. Sept. 10, 1849 ; m. L. Belong, May 

1, 1872. She d. Nov. 3, 1881. Issue : 

867. i. Homer S. 9 , age 13 (1886). 

868. ii. Herbert B. 9 , age 11 (18S6). 

869. II. Stephen C. 8 , b. Feb. 29, 1852 ; m. Ada Pickett. 

Family 115. 



Family 96. 

870. Ezra W. 7 Stiles [568] (Col. Ezra 6 , Asa 5 , Stephen 4 , 
Nathan 8 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was b. at Chateaugay, N. Y., 
May 27, 1827; m. Mary Amina McLaughlin (b. Sept.'l, 1829), 
of Edwardsburgh, Canada, Sept. 19, 1849; resides (1886) at 
West Chazy, N. Y. 

Children : 

871. I. I. Elizabeth 8 , b. at Fort Covington, N. Y., Sept. 7, 

1850. 

872. II. William Ezra 8 , b. at Freeport, Pa., Nov. 4, 1853. 

873. III. Asa 8 , b. Sept. 6, 1856 ; m. Jennie A. Clark. 

Family 116. 

874. IY. Amina 8 , b. at W. Chazy, Sept. 19, 1858. 

875. Y. Anna Laura 8 , b. at W. C, May 19, 1863 ; d. Dec. 

27, 1868. 



278 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 97. 

876. Sabinus 7 Stiles [581] (Warren 6 , Asa 5 , Stephen 4 , 
Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was b. at Plattsburgh, N. T., 
July 7, 1825 ; m. Mary Ann Hoffman. He died at Solon, 
Iowa, April 15, 1868; aged 42 years. His widow m. (2) F. 
S. Kepler, of Solon, Iowa. 

Children : 

877. I. Laura 8 ; m. Joseph Taylor; res. (1886) at Daven- 

port, Iowa ; has 5 children. 

878. II. Lizzie 8 ; m. George D. Carrigan ; res. at Solon, 

Iowa ; has 3 sons. 

879. III. Emma 8 ; m. Frank Kepler; res. at Dunlap, Iowa; 

has 1 dau. 

880. IV. George 8 ; res. Solon, Iowa. 

881. Y. Cora I. 8 ; res. Solon, Iowa. 



Family 98. 

882. Franklin 7 Stiles [593] (Warren 6 , Asa 5 , Stephen 4 , 
Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was b. Dec. 27, 183-, in N. Y.; 
m. Delila Elseandra ; resides (1885) at Chamberlain, Dak. Ter. 
Mr. Stiles has held the offices of postmaster and sheriff; is at 
present keeper of the Commercial House, " an immense struc- 
ture, finely furnished throughout — a very popular house." 
Mr. Stiles is said to be a very fine looking man. 

Children : 

883. I. Clara 8 . 

884. II. Nellie 8 . 

885. III. Dau. 8 ; name not given. 



Family 99. 

886. Frederick 7 Stiles [594] (Warren 8 , Asa 6 , Stephen 4 , Na- 
than', Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Cedar Co., Iowa, May 
12, 1839 ; m. 1864, at Solon, Johnson Co., Iowa, Susan A. 
Doty, who was born in Westfield, Tioga Co., Pa., Oct. 27, 
1840. [The grandfather of Miss Doty, a descendant of Ed- 
ward Doty, one of the passengers in the Mayflower ', removed 
to Iowa from the Black River country, N. T . , in company 



Massachusetts Family. 279 

with Warren Stiles, her husband's father; Mr. Doty was a 
farmer.] Mrs. Stiles was a school-teacher before her marriage, 
and has followed the same occupation more or less since. After 
a short residence in Solon, Iowa, they removed to Cherokee, 
Cherokee county, Iowa, where Mr. S. carried on a small farm, 
and also built a flour-mill ; but finding the dust from the mill 
injurious to his lungs, he sold his place at Cherokee after living 
there about eight years, and removed to Webster Co., Neb., 
where he purchased a handsome farm; but the northern cli- 
mate proving unfavorable to his health, he finally removed to 
Texas, and now resides at BlnfEton, Llano Co., where he has 
turned his attention to the raising of swine of the best grade, 
taking San Antonio for a market. 

While this business has proved a financial success, he has 
found the sunny climate of Texas beneficial to his health. 

Children : 

887. I. Alice A. 8 , b. at Solon, Johnson Co., Iowa, Oct. 13, 

1865. She has been engaged in school-teaching 
most of the time since she was 14 years old. 

888. II. Susie M. 8 , b. at Cherokee, Cherokee Co., Iowa, Jan. 

4, 1873. 

889. III. Freddie T. 8 , b. at Iowa City, Iowa, Feb. 8, 1874. 



Family 100. 

890. Levi 7 Stiles [609] (Sylvanus 6 , Samuel 5 , Stephen*, Na- 
than 3 , Robert' Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in De Kalb, St. Lawrence 
Co., K T., July 1, 1833; m. Emma L. Eastman, Oct. 15, 
1865. Mr. Stiles and Miss Eastman were teachers in the same 
school, and there formed an acquaintance which resulted in 
their marriage. Mr. Stiles says : " My wife and I being of a rural 
turn of mind, I purchased a small farm of about 100 acres in 
sight of my birthplace, and the most of my time has been 
spent in trying ( to make two blades of grass grow where one 
grew before.' " They reside at De Kalb, N. Y. ; P. O. address 
Hermon, N. Y. 

Children : 

891. I. Son 8 ; d. in infancy. 

892. II. Jessie V. R. 8 , b. Sept. 17, 1869 ; grad. Jan., 1886, 

at the Canton Academy, receiving a " Latin Sci- 
entific " diploma ; took a competitive examina- 



280 Stiles Genealogy. 

tion July 22-3, and won (and received) a free 
scholarship for a four years' course at the St. 
Lawrence University. She entered the class of 
'90, which commenced Aug. 21, 1886. She takes 
the scientific course, including French and Ger- 
man, with the exception of Latin, which she re- 
cites with the classical course. The Freshman 
class to which she belongs numbers 19. (Letter 
of Levi Stiles Sept., 1886.) 
893. III. Corly Pierre 8 , b. Oct. 15, 1875; inherits a great 
memory from his great-grandfather Stiles ; also 
possesses a great aptitude for mathematics. ["The 
next genealogist of the Stiles family will doubt- 
less have something wonderful to chronicle con- 
cerning this promising young " laddie."] 



Family 101. 

894. Asa 7 Stiles [612] (Sylvan us 6 , Samuel 5 , Stephen 4 , Na- 
than 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in DeKalb, St. Lawrence 
Co., N. Y., July 11, 1837; m. Dec. 11, 1868, Amy Wey- 
mouth ; res. (1885) at De Kalb ; P. O. address Hermon, 1ST. Y. 

Child: 
895. I. Alta May 8 , b. Sept. 21, 1869. 



Family 102. 

896. Martin L. 7 Stiles, W. D. [613] (Sylvanus 6 , Samuel 8 , 
Stephen 4 , Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at De Kalb, 
St. Lawrence Co., N. Y., Feb. 22, 1843; m. Feb. 11, 1869, 
Emma M. Noble of Canton, N. Y. Martin L. Stiles grad. at 
the Geneva Med. Coll. Jan., 1869; also received the degree of 
B. A. from Hobart Coll. at the same time. He immediately lo- 
cated at Hermon, N. Y., and commenced the practice of his pro- 
fession. Success seemed assured to him, but after 5 years he was 
stricken with typhoid fever, of which he died, July 13, 1874. 

Children : 

897. I. Son 8 ; d, in infancy. 

898. II. Edith E. 8 , b, July 7, 1874. 



Massachusetts Family. 281 



Family 103. 

899. Ezra 7 Stiles [615] (Samuel 6 , Samuel 6 , Stephen 4 , 
Nathan 3 , Kobert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Canton, N. Y.(?), 
Sept. 19, 1836; m. 1861, Janette Clark of Russell, N. Y. He 
is a farmer; res. (1885) at Russell. 

Children : 

900. I. Bert 8 , b. May 23, 1862 , m. in Canton, N. Y., Jan. 

12, 1888, by Rev. J. S. Lee, D. D., to.Bertha 
M. Farmer of C, he of Russell. 

901. II. Frank 8 , b. Sept. 9, 1864. 

902. III. Ada M. 8 , b. Oct. 1, 1878. 



Family 104. 

903. Henry 7 Stiles [620] (Samuel 6 , Samuel 5 , Stephen 4 , 
Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Canton, N. Y.(?), 
Jan. 23, 1844; m. 1870, Kittie Cotter of Canton; is a farmer 
and resides (1885) at Russell, N. Y. 

Children : 

904. I. Charlotte M. 8 , b. Sept. 24, 1872. 

905. II. Miner H. 8 , b. May 23, 1879. 

906. III. Jessie 8 , b. Sept. 6, 1883. 



Family 105. 

907. George Edmund 7 Stiles [628] (Ezra 6 , George 5 , Ben- 
jamin 4 , Lt. Amos 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Lebanon, 
Conn., June 24, 1843; m. Sept. 30, 1869, Helen L^dau. of 
Jonathan and Alma) Hatch, who was born May 4, 1848, at 
Franklin, Conn. 

Mr. Stiles is a member of the firm of Durkee, Stiles & Co., 
groceries and provisions, Wilhmantic, Conn. 

Children (all born at "Willimantic, Conn.) : 

908. I. Clarissa Augusta 8 , b. Aug. 11, 1870. 

909. II. George Frederick 8 , b. June 25, 1873. 

910. III. Arthur Edmund 8 , b. March 3, 1876. 

911. IV. Mary Elizabeth 8 , b. Dec. 7, 1882. 

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282 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 106. 

912. John Edward 7 Stiles [647] (Charles Phelps 6 , Job 
Phelps 5 , Job 4 Jr., Job 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in 1839; 
m. Jane Hodnnt of Beaver, Iroquois Co., 111., at which place 
Mrs. Stiles died in 1882. Mr. Stiles is at present (1885) some- 
where in Dakota Ter. 

Children (residing with an aunt at St. Mary's, Iroquois Co., 

913. I. Mabel 8 , b. 1878. 

914. II. Ora Anna 8 , b. 1882. 



Family 107. 

915. William H. 7 Stiles [649] (Rev. William M. 6 , Bliss 5 , 
Job 4 Jr., Job 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Tuscarawas 
Co., Ohio, Jan. 18, 1843; m. Maria M. Squiers, a native of Il- 
linois, July 22, 1868. 

In the year 1853, the parents of Mr. Stiles removed, with 
their family, from Ohio to Vmton, Iowa, where his father, who 
was a minister in the United Brethren Church, had a charge. 
Here they remained until 1857, when they removed to Western 
College, Linn Co., Iowa, where Wm. H. entered and remained 
in college until the breaking out of the late war. On Aug. 5, 
1862, he enlisted in Company H, 22d Regt. Iowa Yol. In- 
fantry, and served under Grant at Vicksburg, and Phil Sher- 
idan in Virginia. He was mustered out July, 1865, at Savan- 
nah, Ga., and discharged at Davenport, Iowa, Aug. 5, 1865. 
He then returned to Linn Co., where for six months he taught 
school. He then located in Iowa City, where he began medi- 
cal studies, and, after six months' study of the mysteries of that 
profession, he became dissatisfied with it and turned his atten- 
tion to the law, which he studied under Russell & Tolliver, 
of Jefferson Co., Iowa. He was admitted to the bar in 1878, 
and immediately removed to Guthrie Centre, Guthrie Co., 
Iowa, where he began the practice of his profession and has 
ever since then resided. He is now the oldest attorney in the 
city of Guthrie Centre, and one of the best at the bar. He 
was elected justice of the peace in 1877, which office he held 
four years. He was elected mayor in 1885. He is a member 



Massachusetts Family. 283 

of the Masonic fraternity, and the family are members of the 
M. E. church {Hist. Guthrie County, Iowa). 
Children (living in 1885) : 

916. I. Charles W. 8 

917. II. Anna M. 8 

918. III. Hattie 8 . 

Family 108. 

919. Alsop C. 7 Stiles [665] (Dr. John Alsop 6 , Roger 6 , John 4 , 
Job 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Mishawaka, Ind., Jan. 
21, 1838 ; m. Augusta M. Williams, of Mishawaka, Mch. 14, 
1859. She was born May 16, 1837. They reside (1885) at 
Newton, Kans. 

Children (all born at Mishawaka, Ind.) : 

920. I. Debba Jane 8 , b. May 27, 1860; d. July 20, 1860. 

921. II. Emma Dora 8 , b. Dec. 7, 1862. 

922. III. Etta Adella 8 , b. Jan. 11, 186-. 

923. IV. William Layton 8 , b. Oct. 10, 1870; d. Mch. 28, 

1877. 

924. Y. Fanny Rebecca 8 , b. Oct. 5, 1876. 



Family 109. 

925. Chester Lee 7 Stiles [666] (Dr. John Alsop 6 , Roger 6 , 
John 4 , Job 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Mishawaka, Ind., 
Dec. 20, 1841; m. Oct. 17, 1865, Hannah (dau. of William 
and Sarah) Milburn, who was born at Mishawaka, Mch. 19, 
1849. Mr. Stiles is a farmer; res. (1885) at Mishawaka, Ind. 

Children (born at Mishawaka, Ind.) : 

926. I. May M. 8 , b. Apr. 13, 1872. 

927. II. Edi'th Dickinson 8 « Dick," b. Feb. 15, 1879. 



Family 110. 

928. Lieut. Andrew Bennett 7 Stiles [689] (Col. John Wes- 
ley 6 , Oratha 5 , Samuel 4 , Job 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in 
New York (?), July 10, 1841; m. (1) Frederica Augusta Ny- 
strom, July, 1862; (2) Augusta Whiteman. He died Jan. 17, 
1881. 



284: Stiles Genealogy. 

"After receiving a fair education he became engaged in 
financial operations as a clerk with Hallgarten & Co., bankers 
and brokers. At the breaking out of the Rebellion Mr. Stiles 
entered the army with his father, J. W. Stiles, Col. of the 
83d Regt. K Y. Yols., serving as 1st Lieut, from May, 1861, 
to Dec. 28, 1862; resigned. He then returned to Wall street, 
becoming a member of the Gold Board, remaining with it 
until its dissolution. In 1871 he was admitted to the Stock 
Exchange, where he retained his seat until his death, and was 
known among his colleagues as one of the most prudent and 
conservative men in the Exchange. For several years he was 
alone in business, as a broker, but in 1880, he founded the 
firm of Stiles & Foster, of which he was the senior partner. 
Mr. Stiles had been in ill-health for four or five years, but it is 
only recently that his sickness assumed a serious turn. He 
leaves a widow and one son." — New York Herald, Jan. 19, 
1881. 

Andrew B. Stiles, 1st Lieut. 83d Regt. N". Y. Yol. Infy, 
from May, 1861, to Dec. 28, 1862; resigned. (From a " List 
of members of the Stiles Family who held commissions as offi- 
cers in the Army of the United States [regular and volunteer] 
during the war of the Rebellion" furnished for this work by 
Lt. D. F. Stiles, of Fort Umcompahgre, Col.) 

Children (by 1st marriage) : 

929. I. Edwin Nystrom 8 , b. July 3, 1863. 
Children (by 2d marriage) : 

930. II. Son 8 , b. Nov. 25. 1871; d. Feb. 14, 1875. 



Family 111. 

931. Albert H. 7 Stiles [692] (Hiram Anson 6 , Anson Rose 5 , 
Samuel 4 , Job 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at Clear Lake, 
Cerro Gordo Co., Iowa, May 16, 1856; m. May 6, 1881, at 
Pavilion, Wabaunsee Co., Kans., Aurelia Noyes; res. (1885) 
at Pavilion, where he owns a farm adjoining that of his 
father. 

Children : 

932. I. Anna May 8 , b. Jan., 1883 ; d. Aug., 1884. 

933. II. Hermon Archer 8 , b. July, 1884. 



Massachusetts Family. 285 

Family 112. 

934. Emerson 8 Stiles [733] (George 7 , Ezra", Oliver 5 , Na- 
than 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born in Hope- 
well, Albert Co., New Brunswick, Oct. 6, 1858; m. Susan 
Wright; res. (1885) at Chicago, 111., U. S. A. 

Child : 
935. I. Gertrude 9 . 



Family 113. 

936. J. Harvey 8 Stiles [739] (Capt. David 7 , Elisha 6 , Oli- 
ver 5 , Nathan 4 Jr., Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at 
Hopewell, Albert Co., New Brunswick, Sept. 15, 1837 ; m. 
Leonora Hoar of Hopewell. He was a farmer. He d. April 

28, 1874. 

Children : 



937. 


I. Mabel 9 . 


938. 


II*. Parker 9 . 


939. 


III. David 9 . 


940. 


IY. Leonard 9 . 


941. 


Y. Gertrude 9 . 



Family 114. 

942. Robert Emmett 8 Stiles [861] (Reuben 7 , Dan. 6 , Ste- 
phen 5 . Stephen 4 , Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born at 
Troy,' Bradford Co., Pa., Feb. 19, 1856 ; m. in Troy,Mch. 10, 
1878, Ida A. Lamont. His occupation is milling; res. (1885) 
at Troy, Pa. 

Children : 

943. I. John 9 , b. Dec. 30, 1878. 

944. II. Louie 9 , b. June 30, 1885. 



Family 115. 

945. Stephen C. 8 Stiles [869] (Stephen J. 7 , Stephen 6 , 
Asa 5 , Stephen 4 , Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was born Feb. 



286 Stiles Genealogy. 

29, 1852 ; m. Ada Pickett, Apr. 23, 1873 ; res. (1886) at 
Chazy, N! Y. 

Child : 
946. I. Harry Blaine 9 , b. Feb. 2, 1886. 

Family 116. 

947. Asa 8 Stiles [873] (Ezra W. r , Col. Ezra 6 , Asa 5 , Ste- 
phen 4 , Nathan 3 , Robert 2 Jr., Robert 1 ), was b. at West Chazy, 
Clinton Co., N. Y., Sept. 6, 1856 ; m. Dec. 12, 1883, Jennie 
(dan. of S. S.) Clark, of Chateaugay, N. Y. In 1885 Mr. 
Stiles was appointed postmaster at West Chazy, by President 
Cleveland. 

Child : 
948. I. Edna E. 9 , b. 1885. 



DESCENDANTS OF ROBERT STILES, THE EMI- 
GRANT, IN THE LINE OF HIS SON TIMOTHY. 

Family 2. 

17. Timothy Stiles [15] (Robert), was born at Boxford, 
Mass., Oct. 1, 1678; m. Mch. 5, 1701-2, Hannah (b. May 15, 
1684), dau. of Ephraim and Hannah (Eames) Foster,* of And- 

*Pedigree of Mrs. Hannah. 4 (Foster) Stiles (Ephraim 3 , Abraham 2 , Regi- 
nald 1 ): 

" Reginald Foster (the great grandfather of Hannah [Foster] Stiles), as is 
generally accredited, was born in Exeter, County of Devon, England, and a 
descendant of an ancient and respectable family of that city, which was 
identified with those families in the northern counties of England who are 
known by the name of Forster, and had distinguished themselves in their 
successful achievements against their Scottish foes, and are mentioned in 
' The Lay of the Last Minstrel' and ' Marmion.' 

' ' He (Reginald) came to America in one of the vessels embargoed by King 
Charles I, accompanied by his wife Judith, five sons and two daughters, and 
settled in Ipswich, Mass., about 1638, and was one of the earliest inhabi- 
tants of that town " {from a partial Foster Genealogy by Perley Derby of 
Salem, Mass.). 

Mary Foster, the eldest child of Reginald, married Lieut. Francis Pea- 
body, an English emigrant, who settled in Topsfield, Mass. They were the 



Massachusetts Family. 287 

over, Mass. {N. E. Gen. Beg. L., 353, 354). June 27, 1703, 
Timothy Stiles and his wife were both admitted to fall corn- 
ancestors of the New England Peabodys, who include in their ranks many 
distinguished persons. 

Sarah Foster, the other dau. of Reginald, married as her 2d husband Wil- 
liam Story, and we find among her descendants Rev. Mr. Story, of Marble- 
head, Mass., Dr. Story (who was of Boston at the time of the outbreaking 
of the Revolution), and the late Chief Justice Joseph Story of the Supreme 
Court of the United States. 

Abraham Foster, the eldest son of Reginald, was b. in Eng. in 1622, and 
d. at Ipswich, Mass., Jan. 15, 1711; was a yeoman. He m. Lydia (dau. of 
Caleb aud Martha) Burbank, of Rowley, Mass.; had 9 childreu, of whom 
Ephraim (the 2d child) was born Oct. 9, 1657, lived in Andover, Mass., and 
died there Sept. 21, 1746. He m. abt. 1678 Hannah (dau. of Robert and 
Rebecca [Blake] Eames). Robert Eames [this surname is now spelled 
Ames] was one of the early settlers of Boxford. In the witchcraft excite- 
ment of 1692 Mrs. Rebecca Eames was accused, tried and condemned to 
death, but after being imprisoned for 7 months in Salem jail she was re- 
leased and lived some 20 years thereafter. 

Mr. Sidney Perley, in a late work entitled "Dwellings in Boxford," 
makes the following allusion: "Across the street, south-west from the 
residence of the late Enoch Wood, is the Ames cellar. This was the orig- 
inal Ames settlement in the town, being occupied as early as 1661 by Rob- 
ert Ames. His wife was Rebecca, the witch of 1692. Robert died in 1693 
(during his wife's imprisonment), but his widow survived all her persecu- 
tions and died in 1721 at the age of more than 80 years. The family 
were in those times poor, but in the course of three-quarters of a century 
had become affluent." 

Of Ephraim Foster, Miss Bailey, in "Historical Sketches of Andover," 
tells us: " He seemed, judging from the numerous documents in his hand- 
writing [he held the office of town clerk], to have excelled as a scribe and 
to have been versed in the art of punctuation, then little known to the ma- 
jority of our town officials." She again says : " His favorite point was the 
color with which his papers are plentifully besprinkled without regard to 
the grammatical or rhetorical construction " [judged by this sign Ephraim 
Foster must have recorded the proceedings at the trial of his mother-in- 
law, Mrs. Rebecca Eames, a copy of which is given in Perley's History of 
Boxford.] 

Ephraim Foster had 12 children. Of these, 'Hannah m. Timothy Stiles; 
and Ephraim, Jr., m. Abigail Poor, of Newbury, Mass., by whom he had 
6 children, of whom only one lived to maturity, Jedediah, b. Oct. 10, 1726; 
grad. at Harvard College, 1744; established himself as a lawyer at Brook- 
field, Mass.; m. Dorothy (dau. of Brig-Gen. Joseph) Dwight of B. "His 
talents and integrity gained him the esteem and confidence of the people, 
and procured for him several offices, military and civil." He was Judge of 
Probate and C. C. P.; was also counsellor previous to the Revolution. In 
1776 he was appointed Justice of the Superior Court, retaining the office 
until his death. He was an active member of the convention for framing 
the Constitution of the Commonwealth. He engaged with ardor in the de- 
fense of the liberty and rights of his country, and contributed much by his 
influence and efforts to their establishment. He was early a professor of 
religion, and adorned his profession by a uniformly virtuous and exem- 



288 Stiles Genealogy. 

munion in the church of Boxf ord {Boxford Records). He was 
selectman of Boxford in 1724, 1728, 1734 and 1735 {Hist. 
Boxford, pp. 376-7). He died Dec. 7, 1751. 
Children (from Boxford Records) : 

18. I. Jacob 3 , b. Feb. 6, 1702-3; m. Sarah Hartwell. 

Family 3. 

19. II. Hannah 3 , b. Apr. 12, 1704 ; bapt. July 2, 1704 ; 

adm. to 1st church, Feb. 18, 1727-8; m. Abial 
Barker, of Andover, Mass., Sept. 28, 1732 
(Boxford Records). Abial 3 Barker (William 2 , 
Kichard 1 ), was b. at Andover, Mass., July 15, 
1697; d. before 1768. Mrs. Hannah (Stiles) 
Barker died previous to 1748, as Abial married 
a 2d wife, Jane Lunegar, July 2, 1748, by whom 
he had no children. (Abial Barker's record is 
copied from Morrison's Hist, of Windham, 
N. H., pp. 329-330.) 
Children (by Hannah) : 

20. i. Hannah 4 , b. Oct. 5, 1733. 

21. ii. Abial 4 , b. May 14, 1736; pnb. to Sarah 

Hovey, of Boxford, Mass., Nov. 16, 1759; 
Oct. 15, 1-770, he bought 126 acres of land 
of Jeremiah Parsons, now the Carlton 
farm, near the stone quarry, one mile 
south of Pelham church. He was suc- 
ceeded by his son Solomon. Issue, see 
foot-note*. 

plary life " (Abbott's Hist. Andover). He d. Oct. 17, 1779, se. 53 years. 
His sons were conspicuous in the government of the country. Theodore, 
the elder, was Member of Congress, and U. S. Senator from Rhode Island 
for 13 years. He d. at Providence, R. I., Jan., 1828, se. 76 years. Dwight, 
the younger son, was Chief Justice of C. C. P. of Worcester Co., Mass.; 
counsellor, aad Rep. in Congress 8 years; also IT. S. Senator. He d. Apr. 
29, 1823, as. 65 years. His son, Alfred Dwight (who m. Lydia Stiles, a 
descendant of Timothy and Hannah [Foster] Stiles), kept alive the honor 
and integrity of the Foster name, and transmitted it untarnished to his 
only son, the late Judge Dwight Foster of Boston. 

It will be seen that the Foster and Stiles families, who were first linked 
together by the marriage of Timothy Stiles and Hannah Foster, were again 
united in the persons of Alfred Dwight Foster and Lydia Stiles, both of 
whom were descendants of Ephraim Foster, of Andover. 

* Descendants of Abial 4 Barker (son of Abial and Hannah* [Stiles] Barker): 
I. Hannah 5 , b. Jan. 5, 1762. 

II. John 6 , b. Dec. 21, 1764; res. at Pelham, N. H. 



Massachusetts Family. 289 

22. iii. John 4 , b. Nov. 4, 1743. 

23. iv. Phebe 4 , b. Aug. 21, 1746; d. Sept. 23, 1746. 

24. III. Keziah 3 , b. Mch. 30, 1707; bapt. Apr. 6, 1707; m. 

Moses Walton, of Boston, Dee. 27, 1734 {Box- 
ford Records). 

25. IY. Ephraim 3 , b. Dec. 27, 1708 ; bapt. Oct. 30, 1709 ; 

m. Elizabeth Lanksford. Family 4. 

26. Y. Gideon 3 , b. Feb. 26, 1711-12; bapt. Apr. 13, 1712 ; 

m. Sally Faulkner. Family 5. 

III. Solomon 5 , b. May 6, 1767; res. at Windhain, N. H. Issue: 

i. Sophia 6 (Barker), m. Dudley Harvey; res. at Pelham, N. H. 
ii. Betsey 6 (Barker), d. unm. in Londonderry, N. H. 

iii. Laura 6 (Barker), m. James Riddle; res. at Merrimack, N. H. 

iv. Solomon 6 (Barker), res. at Pelkam, N. H. 
v. Jacob B. 6 (Barker), b. Aug. 14, 1804; m. Annie Marden, b. Jan. 
8, 1807. Issue: (1) Mary C. 1 (Barker), b. at Windham, N. H., 
Mch. 15, 1827; m. Edwin R. Ashby (b. at Salem, Mass., Sept., 
1827), who d. at Brookfield, Mass., Mch. 10, 1857; res. Wind- 
ham. Issue: (a) Emma Josephine (Ashby), b. June 1, 1851; 
d. Aug. 29, 1880: (b) Ella Maria 8 (Ashby), b. July 9, 1854; d. 
Apr. 17, 1857; (c) Frank Herbert 8 (Ashby), b. Feb. 23, 1856, d. 
Apr. 11, 1857; (2) James 7 (Barker), b. May 24, 1829; m. Oct. 24, 
1855, Agnes (dau. of Alexander) Park. " He bought his farm 
of Enoch Johnson in 1854 and erected the buildings, where he 
lives quietly, happily and prosperously." Issue: (a) James 
Herbert 8 (Barker), b. Aug. 21, 1857, a printer in Nashua, N. H., 
(b) Ella Agnez 8 (Barker), b. Apr. 24, 1859; (3) Harriet N. 7 
(Barker), b. May 29, 1832; m. July, 1855, Frank RobMns; res. 
at Waltham, Mass. Issue: (a) Hattie Estella 8 (Robbins), b. Oct.. 
1858. (4) Angeline 7 (Barker), b. July 15, 1835; m. Charles R ; 
Barker, of Londonderry, N. H., Apr. 4, 1861. Issue: (a) 
George K. 8 (Barker), b. at L. Jan. 20, 1863; (b) Charles 
A. 8 (Barker), b. at Windham, N. H., Dec. 25, 1870; (5) Charles 

• H. 7 (Barker), b. Feb. 9, 1838; m. Dec. 29, 1875, Amelia J. (dau. 

of Daniel) Kelley (b. June 27, 1845); res. on the home farm at 
Windham. (6) Charlotte M. 7 (Barker), b. Apr. 13, 1841; m. 
June 17, 1875, Ambrose RichardsoaT She d. Apr. 29, 1876. 

(7) Ann Maria 7 (Barker), b. Sept. 2, 1843; d. Aug. 28, 1844. 

(8) Augustus Leroy 7 (Barker), b. Apr. 9, 1847; m. Jan. 1, 
1873, Marv A. (dau. of James) Cochran. Child: (a) Walter 
Cliff ord s (Barker), b. Oct. 1, 1874; res. Nashua, N. H. 

vi. Julia Ann 6 (Barker), d. unm. at Pelham, N. H. 
vii. Clarissa 6 (Barker), d. unm. at Windham, N. H. 
viii. Sarah 6 (Barker), m. William Brown; res. Pelham. 
ix. Mary 6 (Barker), m. Benjamin Ames; res. Pelham. 
x. Hannah 6 (Barker), m. (1) John Gillis; (2) James Cutter; res. at 

Pelham. 
xi. Angeline 6 (Barker), m. and res. in Ohio. 

IV. Isaac 5 , b. Aug. 24, 1769; res. in Dracut, Mass. 
V. Sarah 6 , b. Feb. 4, 1772. 

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290 Stiles Genealogy. 

27. VI. Mary 3 , b. Feb. 11, 1713 ; bapt. Mch. 1, 1713 ; m. 

Thomas Clark Mch. 30, 1736 {Boxford Records). 

28. VII. Ezra 3 , b. July 2, 1715 ; bapt. 1st Sab. July, 1715 ; 

m. Mary Warren and widow Sarah Johnson. 
Family 6. 

29. VIII. Jeremiah 3 , b. Oct. 5, 1722 ; bapt. Oct. — , 1722 ; d. 

Dec. 17, 1727. 

30. IX. David 3 , b. Julv 1, 1724 ; bapt. 1st Sab. July, 1724 ; 

d. Apr. 13, 1725. 

Family 3. 

31. Jacob 3 Stiles [18] \ (Timothy 2 , Eobert 1 ), was born at 
Boxford, Mass., Feb. 6,' 1702-3; bapt. Feb. 28, 1702-3, 
{Boxford Records); m. May 14, 1728, Sarah (b. June, 
1712), dau. of Judge Edward and Sarah (dau. of Thomas 
and Mary [Houghton] Wilder) Hartwell* of Lunenburg, 
Mass. Jacob Stiles was among the early settlers of 
Lunenburg; was evidently a modest sort of person, for 
we find him mentioned only once in connection with the 

*Edward Hartwell (John William) was b. in Concord, Mass., in 1688; was 
of Lancaster, Mass., previous to 1724, at which time he is said to have 
owned the second house that was built at Lunenburg, Mass, and was after 
that date identified with that town. He m. Sarah (dau. of Thomas Jr.) 
Wilder, of Lancaster, and Mary (dau. of Ralph and Jane) Houghton. (Ralph 
Houghton was an emigrant, and first of Watertown, Mass., but afterward 
rem. to Lancaster, where he was town clerk for many years.) 

The following account of Edward Hartwell is a condensed extract from 
Young's Hist, of Lunenburg, pub. in 1836. 

" Edward Hartwell exercised a great influence on the rising fortunes of 
the new township. For a long period he was deservedly one of the most 
influential persons of the place. He possessed a strong mind, and an edu- 
cation superior to that of most of his fellow citizens. His sound judgment 
and energy qualified him to take the lead in the affairs of the new settle- 
ment; therefore, whenever any important or extraordinary business was to 
be accomplished, Edward Hartwell was called upon to take charge of it. 
After passing through several grades of office in the militia, he attained the 
dignity of Major, a position at that time of more importance than that of 
Major-General at the present day. He was Justice of the Peace, and in 
1750 was appointed Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, holding the office 
for some years; was Rep. to the Gen. Court for a great number of years, 
even until he was upwards of 80 years of age, and finally died, as Whit- 
ney's Hist, says, ' in the 97th year of his age, as full of piety as of years.' 
His death occurred Feb. 17, 1785; that of his wife, Sarah, Aug. 7, 1764, at 
the age of 80 years. 

" It is said that the Hartwell family used to be remarkable for its tall 
men, Judge Edward H. being an immense man, weighing about 300 lbs." 



Massachusetts Family. 291 

affairs of the town. This was when he petitioned with others, 
Dec. 31, 1746, for protection of " Township No. 4," as Lunen- 
burg was then called. Note. — In his 1st edition of the 
" Genealogy of the Massachusetts Family of Stiles (p. 28), Dr. 
Stiles mentions having received from his friend Royal Paine, 
Esq., of Brooklyn, is. Y., a memoranda of the will of one 
Joseph Stiles, of Lunenburg, Worcester Co., Mass., which he 
casually found in the 3d vol. Worcester Probate Records." 
This will, dated Apr. 1, 1750, recites the names of the family, 
viz.: Wife, Sarah ; sons, Levi, Joel, Nahum, Jeremiah, John ; 
daus., Lucy (Foster), Sarah, Hannah, Prudence. Asahel Hart- 
well, Administrator." Now, as this family is identical with 
that of Jacob Stiles (with the exception of the second son, 
which should be Jacob instead of Joel), we must consider that 
Joseph was put in by mistake of some one for Jacob. — M. S. 
P. G. 

Jacob Stiles died at Lunenburg, Apr. 21, 1750 {Lunenburg 
Jiec.). A. copy of his will was once owned by a great great 
grandson, the late Judge Dwight Foster, of Boston. Wid. 
Sarah (Hart well) Stiles m. (2) Nov. 9, 1772, Stephen Boyn- 
ton. 

Children (born at Lunenburg, Mass., Lunenburg Rec- 
ords) : 

32. I. Lucy 4 , b. May 6, 1729 ; m. (1) Mch. 24, 1748-9 (by 

Rev. David Stearns) Benjamin Foster Jr., who 
d. Sept. 8, 1755, Ee. 27 (Lunenburg Records). 
[We have been unable to learn who she married 
as second husband.] 

33. II. Levi 4 , b. Feb. 18, 1732; m. Patience Smith. 

Family 7. 

34. III. Sarah 4 ,* b. May 24, 1735 ; m. Moses (son of Isaac) 

Child (b. on shipboard, in Casco Bay, his parents 
being on the way to America, from England). 
They resided at Groton, Mass. Moses Child 
held a commission as Ensign in the French war, 
dated Mch. 6, 1760, and signed by Thomas Pow- 
nal, Gov. of the Province of Massachusetts Bay. 
[This com. has been placed in the possession of the 
Maine Hist. Soc] He also received, Nov., 1775, 

* Mrs. Sarah Stiles Child was blind for many years before her death. 
She res. for a long time with her son Elisha, 



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Stiles Genealogy. 



an important commission from Gen. Washington, 
Commander-in-Chief of the army, "to repair 
with one other person, to Nova Scotia, to inquire 
into the condition of that colony, the disposition 
of the inhabitants toward the American cause, 
the condition of the fortifications and dock-yards, 
the quantity of artillery and warlike stores, and 
the number of soldiers, sailors and ships of war 
there, and transmit the earliest intelligence to 
General Washington." The above is from the 
History of Temple, JST. EL, and the writer adds : 
" This was about the same as a spy's commission, 
the very giving of which implied the utmost con- 
fidence on the part of Gen. Washington in the 
patriotism and fidelity of the recipient thereof." 
Children (all born at Groton, Mass.) : 

35. i. Asa 5 , b.Apr. 8, 1759; d. June 16, same year 

36. ii. Sally 5 , b. Mch. 26, 1760; d. May 25, same year 

37. iii. James 5 , b. Apr. 4, 1762; m. 1781, Han- 

nah Cushing, of Abington, Mass.; rem 
1786, to Hallowell (now Augusta), Me 
He d. Mch. 23, 1840. Issue : (1) Anna' 
(Child); (2^) Greenwood Cushing 6 (Child); 
(3) James Loring 6 (Child), a distinguished 
lawyer of Augusta; (4) Hannah 6 (Child) 
(5)!Elisha 6 (Child); (6) John 6 (Child) 
(7) Sarah 6 (Child). 

38. iv. Sarah 5 , b. June 26, 1763 ; d. Feb. 28, 1838 

39. v. Susannah 5 , b. Feb. 9, 1766; m. Judge EbCn 

ezer Champney, of JNew Ipswich, N. H. 
she d. Sept., 1796. 

40. vi. Elisha 5 , b. Oct. 23, 1767; m. Martha Abbott, 

Issue.* 

*Elisha 5 Child m. Martha Abbott, of Wilton, N. H., Feb., 1795; she was 
born Dec. 11, 1772. They resided at Temple, N. H. Mr. C. was appointed 
County Coroner in 1800; d. Apr. 1, 1853. 

Children: * 

I. Moses 6 , b. Jan. 30, 1796; d. June 25, 1796. 
II. Patty 6 ; unm. 
III. Sarah 6 , b. Mch. 22,. 1799; m. James Killain, of Temple, N. H., 
Nov., 1825. Issue: 
i. Rodney 1 (Killam), b. July 11, 1828. 



Massachusetts Family. 293 

41. vii. Prudence 5 , b. Aug. 30, 1769 ; m. Ebenezer 

Stiles, of Temple, N. H. (see Family 27, 
Line of Ebenezer). Issue: (1) Timothy 6 
(Stiles), b. 1797 ; m. Nancy Parkman, of 
New Bedford, Mass.; served in the War 
of 1812; had a son, James 7 , living (1857) 
near New Bedford, who was then over 
30 years of age ; (2) Susannah 6 (Stiles) ; 
m. Ira Hadley ; left one dau., who m. 
Sylvester Fitch; has 2 children (from 
1st ed. Mass. Stiles Family, p. 21). 

ii. James O. 7 (Killam), b. June 27, 1830; m. May 3, 1855, Sarah J. 

Jewett, of Temple, N. EL, who d. Nov. 11, 1855. 
iii. Elizabeth M. 7 , b. Nov. 28, 1840. 
IV. Polly 6 , b. Mch. 23, 1801; m. May 17, 1825, Nathaniel Laws, of 
Peterboro, N. H. Issue: 

i. Martha C. 7 (Laws), b. July 25, 1827; m. Wm. C. Tuttle, Nov. 
5, 1846 or '47 (for both are given); res. Amherst, N. H. She d. 
Oct. 11, 1852. 
ii. Almira F. 7 (Laws), b. May 16, 1832; m. Wm. C. Dadmun, of 

Concord, N. H. 
iii. Albert D. 7 , b. Feb. 3 or 4 (both given), 1836. 
V. James 6 , b. Sept. 20, 1802; m. May 10, 1827, Mary Laws, of Peterboro, 
N. H. (b. Jan. 19, 1799); lived on the old homested at Temple, N. H. 
Issue: 
i. Nahum A. 7 (Child), b. Nov. 9, 1828; living (1884) at Temple, 
N. H.; m. Apr. 11, 1860, Ellen Sargent (b. Nov. 26, 1836); res. 
Wilton, N. H. Issue: (1) James Edward 8 (Child), b. Feb. 13, 
1861; grad. Pbillips Exeter Academy, 1885; is studying (1888) 
med. at Mich. State University, Ann Arbor; (2) Samuel Mitch- 
ell 8 (Child), b. Sept. 10, 1862; grad. Phillips Exeter Acad- 
emy, 1885; Harvard Coll., 1886; in 1887 he entered Harvard 
Law School, Cambridge, Mass.; (3) Martha Jane 8 (Child), b. 
Apr. 18, 1865; studied stenography at French's Business Coll., 
Boston; is now (1888) stenographer and clerk for the pres. of 
the Fitchburg R. B,., Boston, Mass. 
VI. Nahum 6 , b. July, 1805; m. Betsey Wright, of Westford, Mass.; rem. 
to Wilton, N. H. Issue: 
i. Mary E. 7 (Child), b. May 17, 1838. 
VII. Harriet 6 , b. July 9, 1807; m. (1) March 5, 1829, Samuel Mitchell, of 
Hancock, N. H., who d. Aug. 22, 1850; m. (2) Dea. Francis 
Patten, of Candia, N. H., Dec. 25, 1855. Issue (by 2d marriage): 

i. Martha J. 7 (Patten), b. May, ; d. Aug. 7, 1857. 

VIII. Betsey 6 , b. Apr. 8, 1809; m. Sept. 29, 1829, Francis Killam, of Tem- 
ple, N. H. Issue: 

i. George F. 7 (Killam), b. May 19, 1835; m. Dec. 14, 1854, Mary A. 
Chesley, of Barnstead, N. H. ; rem. with his father to Law- 
rence, Kans. 
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294 Stiles Genealogy. 

42. viii. Betsey 5 , b. Nov. 2, 1771 ; m. Aug., 1810, 

John Spalter. Issue.* 

43. ix. Isaac 5 , b. July 27, 1774; m. Sarah Kock- 

wood. Issue: (1) Ruf us 6 (Child), b. Dec. 
9, 1809; in 1860, was supt. gas-works, 
Lawrence, Mass.; (2) Sarah 6 (Child), b. 
Apr. 3, 1811 ; m. 1827, John A. Haskell ; 
she d. Feb., 1843. 

44. x. Anna 5 , b. Sept. 23, 1777; d. Oct. 17, same 

year. 

45. IV. Jacob 4 , b. Sept. 2, 1737 ; m. Abigail . 

46. V. Nashua 4 , b. Apr. 21, 1740. 

47. YL Hannah 4 , b. Jan. 19, 1742 [the Stickney Geneal. 

says she was b. 1743] ; m. May 26, 1767 (by 
Rev. Zabdiel Adams) Oliver Stickney (b. at 
Newbury, Mass., Feb. 22, bapt. Feb. 25, 1739) 
(son of Stephen and Mehitable [Goodridge] 
Stickney, who rem. to Lunenburg, Mass., in 
1743) {Stickney' 's Gen., pp. 80, 140). 
Oliver Stickney, served a short time in 1777, in 
the company of Capt. Nathaniel Carter, Col. Job 
Cushing's regiment. His widow, Hannah, d. 
1779, and he m. (2) Sarah Frost ; no child by her. 

*Children of John and Betsey 5 (Child) Spalter, who were m. Aug., 
1810: 

I. John H. 6 (Spalter), b. Oct. 28, 1811; m. July 15, 1841, Martha A. 
Hildreth; resided at Keene, N. H. Issue. 
i. Walter 1 (Spalter), b. Oct. 5, 1842. 
ii. Francis B. 7 (Spalter), b. Sept. 3, 1845. 
iii. Clara M. 7 (Spalter), b. Oct. 22, 1848; d. 1851. 
iv. Ad die C. 7 (Spalter), b. Aug. 20, 1852. 
v. Charles J. 7 (Spalter). 
vi. Mary G. 7 (Spalter), b. Mch. 9, 1855. 

[Descendants of John and Betsey (Child) Spalter, still (1886) 

res. at Keene, N. H.] 

II. Elizabeth D. 6 (Spalter). 

III. Albert D. 6 (Spalter), was an Episcopal clegyman at Wilkinson ville, 

Mass.; m. (1) Abigail E. Shattuck, Nov., 1838; (2) Mrs. L. A. R. 

Field (dau. of Dr. Rawson) from whom he was divorced; m. (3) 

; was living at last accounts in N. EL 

Issue (by 1st marriage): 
i. Son 7 , dec'd. 
ii. Maria 7 , 
iii. Dau. 1 



Massachusetts Family. 295 

He d. at Fitchburg, Mass., Apr. 24, 1811. Chil. 
(by Hannah) : 

48. i. Joshua 5 , b. June 8, 1768 ; in. Alice Shedd 

of Billerica, Mass., Sept., 1799. He d. 
Oct, 18, 1*25. Issue : (1) Oliver 6 (Stick- 
ney) ; b. Nov. 20, 1800; d. Sept. 21, 1816 ; 
(2) John 6 (Stickney); b. Oct. 20, 1802; 
m. Sophronia Gates, Jan. 8, 1829 ; res. 
(1868) in Fitchburg. Issue : (a) Lyman 7 
(Stickney) ; b. Nov. 10, 1834 ; m. Helen 
A. Johnson ; res. (1868) at Charlestown, 
Mass. ; a grocer ; child : Lilla Florence 8 
(Stickney); b. Aug. 30, 1868; (b) Alvan 
O. 7 (Stickney); b. Feb. 13, 1838; res. 
(1868) in Fitchburg; served in 53d Eegt. 
(Co. A.) Mass. Vols. ; unm. ; (3) Joseph 
Philander 6 (Stickney); b. Mch. 26, 1811; 
res. (1868) unm. at Saratoga, N. T. 

49 ii. Jacob 5 , b. Feb. 8, 1770 ; m. Sarah Stimpson, 

of Ashburnham, Mass., Dec. 12, 1822 ; 
res. at Fitchburg, and d. there Apr. 18, 
1857. Issue: (1) George O. 6 (Stickney), 
b. Nov. 25, 1823 ; m. Eliza Amanda 
Tufts (b. Sept., 1826), Sept. 23, 1844. 
He was a farmer ; res. (1868) at Fitch- 
burg. Issue : (a) George H. 7 (Stickney), 
b. Feb. 7, 1846 ; (b) Edward A. 7 (Stick- 
ney), b. Jan. 17, 1850; (c) Clara A. 7 
(Stickney); b. Feb. 12, 1853; (d) Lizzie 
L. 7 (Stickney), b. Oct. 6, 1855; (e) Ar- 
thur W. 7 (Stickney), b. Aug. 15, 1857; 
(f) Anna B. 7 (Stickney), b. Sept. 10, 
1862. 

50. TIL Jeremiah 4 , b. Feb. 23, 1744; m. Mary Sanger. 

Family 9. 

51. VIII. Prudence 4 , b. Apr. 3, 1747; m. Peter Swallow, 

Feb. 8, 1770. [Feier Swallow was probably the 
son of John Swallow and 2d w. Sarah. If so 
was b. at Groton, Mass., Oct. 9, 1743.] Mrs. 
Prudence (Stiles) Swallow d. at Dunstable, 
Mass., Mch. 20, 1780, as. 33. Peter Swallow, 



296 Stiles Genealogy. 

m. (2) Sybil Blood, by whom he had several 

children. Issue (by Prudence) : 
52. i. Nahum 5 , b. June 23, 1771,. at Dunstable, 

Mass. ; m. Diadamia Wood, at D., Dec. 
22, 1796 ; she b. at Groton, Mass., Oct. 
28, 1778 ; res. at Windsor, Yt. He d. at 
W., Jan. 15, 1851. She d. at Whitehall, 
111., Sept. 5, 1858. Issue* 

* Descendants of Nahum 5 and Diadamia (Wood) Swallow : 
Children : 
I. Diadamia 6 , b. Nov. 20, 1797; m. Tim. Ladd, Aug. 26, 1819; rem. to 
Whitehall, 111.; d. there May 15, 1862. Issue: 
i. Olivia 1 (Ladd); m. Hiram Ellis. Child: Lina 8 (Ellis); unm. 
ii. Luthera 5 (Ladd); m. (1) Geo. Smith; (2) Linus Worcester; res. 
at Whitehall, 111. Issue (by 1st marriage): (1) Tim 8 (Smith); 
res. (1863) at Whitehall; by 2d marriage: (2) Emma 8 (Worces- 
ter); (3) Fred 8 (Worcester); (4) Dick 8 (Worcester). 
iii. Lora 7 (Ladd); m. S. Post ; dec'd. Issue: (1) Lora 8 (Post); m. 

Beardsley; res. Jerseyville, 111. 

iv. Augusta 7 (Ladd); m. Edward Giller; res. on the homestead at 
Whitehall, 111. Issue: (1) George 8 (Giller); m. and living in 
Missouri; (2) Sophronia 8 (Giller); m Joseph Rickhart; res. in 
Kansas; (3) Charley 8 (Giller); (4) Will 8 (Giller); (5) Ella 8 (Gil- 
ler); (6) Lora 8 (Giller); (7) Edward 8 (Giller). 

v. Tim 7 (Ladd); m. ; res. Whitehall, 111. Issue: Frank 8 (Ladd). 

II. Prudence 6 , b. Sept. 10, 1799; m. Aug. 26, 1819, Asahel North; 
started immediately in company with her sister Diadamia and her 
husband — who were m. the same day — for Whitehall, 111., where 
both families settled; she d. there July 2, 1874. Issue: 
i. Lucy 7 (North); m. Edgar Grl'iswold; res. at Whitehall. Issue: 
(1) Perry 8 (Griswold); m. and res. in Kanzas; (2) Seth 8 (Gris- 
wold); m. and res. at W. ; (3) Ellen 8 (Griswold); m. Bol- 
ton; res. Greenfield; (4) Sylvia 8 (Griswold); (5) Damon 8 (Gris- 
wold); (6) Carrie 8 (Griswold); (7) Eddie 8 (Griswold). 
ii. Mary 7 (North): m. Mr. Stuart; res. Hyde Park, 111. Issue: (1) 

Arthur 8 (Stuart); (2) Mary 8 (Stuarti; (3) Clinton 8 (Stuart). 
iii. John 7 (North): res. (1883) at Whitehall, 111.; a widower; nochil. 

III. Nahum 6 , b. Dec. 5, 1800; m. Clarissa Hubbard, of West Windsor, 

Vt., Aug. 15, 1824. He d. at W. W., Feb. (or Jan.) 15, 1862. 
Issue: 

i. Amasa 7 ; m. ; living (1884) at W. Windsor, Vt. ; has one 

child, 
ii. George 7 ; res. W. W.; unm. 

IV. Nancy 6 , b. Mch. 20, 1802; m. Aug. 16, 1827 (at Windsor, Vt), Albert 

Langdon; she d. at Eoodhouse, 111., Oct. 30, 1869. Issue: 

i. Aleus 7 (Langdon); m. ; living (1883) at Manchester, 111. 

Issue: (1) John 8 (Langdon); (2) Nellie 8 (Langdon). 
V. Kansom 6 , b. Aug. 29, 1803; m. Sept. 14, 1834, Sophia Griswold, at 
Jacksonville, 111.; lie d. at Manchester, 111., Feb. 22, 1845. Issue: 
i. George 7 (Swallow); m. and res. at Trinidad, Col. 
ii. Albert 7 (Swallow); m. and res. at Manchester, 111. 



Massachusetts Family. 297 

53. ii. Prudence 5 , b. July 26, 1773 ; d. Jan. 6, 

1868; ra. Temple Kendall, Nov. 22, 

iii. Lydia 1 ; m. Mr, Stuart; res. Fairmount, Nebraska. 
VI. Eliza 6 , b. Men. 28, 1805; m. Mighill Nutting, Jan. 13, 1825; she re- 
sides with her dau. Issue: 
i. Mattie 1 (Nutting); m. Mr. Conrad, of Greenfield, 111. Issue: 

(1) Curtis 8 (Conrad); (2) Willie 8 (Conrad); (3) Lucy 8 (Conrad), 
ii. George 1 (Nutting); res. at Newton, Mass.; son (1) Eddie 8 (Nut- 
ting); m. and res. at Springfield, Mass. 
VII. Gardner 6 , b. July 15, 1807; m. Sarah Moore at Whitehall, 111., Jan. 
17, 1837; he d. at W. Issue: 
i. Nahum 7 ; m. and res. in Kansas. a 

ii. Jane 1 ; m. and res. in New Douglass, 111.- ■ ,. 
VIII. Guy 6 , b. Oct. 4, 1808; m. Catharine Bannister at Windsor, Vt., Apr. 
19, 1832; res. at Roodhouse, 111.: d. there Nov. 13, 1850. 
Issue: 
i. Mary 1 ; m. George Clement; res. at Manchester, 111.; had one 

son. 
ii. Nancy 1 ; m. Loyal Grriswold; res. at Whitehall, 111. Issue: (1) 
Allen 8 (Griswold); (2) Hattie 8 (Griswold); (8) Harry 8 (Gris- 
wold); (4) Lucian 8 (Griswold); (5) Frank 8 (Griswold). 
IX. Mary 6 , b. Jan. 15, 1810; m. (1) at Windsor, Vt., May, 1834, George 
Ellis, who d. July, 1842; no chil.; m. (2) Jan., 1844, Dr. 
Northrop, of Castleton, Vt., where she d. Sept., 1882. Issue: 
i. Walter 7 (Northrop); m. and res. Plattville, Wis. 
ii. Mary 1 , res. (1884) at Castleton, Vt. 
X. Chester 6 , b. Feb. 20, 1812; m. Oct. 31, 1838, Mary Robley of White- 
hall, 111., where he d. July 18, 1843; no children living. 
XI. Franklin 6 , b. May 12, 1813; m. Emily Kimbro; res. at Cedar Rapids, 
Iowa; d. July, 1858, on a boat on the Ohio river. Child: 
i. John 1 ; living Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 
XII. Olivia 6 , b. May 17, 1815; m. May 11, 1840, at Windsor, Vt. , V. T. 
Uiniuan; res. atBelleview, Mich.; d. there Mch. 27, 1846. Issue: 
i. Mary 1 (Hinman); m. Carlton Grandine; res. Battle Creek, 
Mich. Issue: (1) Nellie 8 (Grandine); (2) Louisa 8 (Grandine); 
(3) Annie 8 (Grandine); (4) Frank 8 (Grandine). 
ii. Olivia 1 (Hinman); is housekeeper for her father. 

XIII. Luthera 6 , b. Nov. 18, 1817; m. (1) Dec. 11, 1834, Damon Griswold 

of Whitehall, 111. Mr. G. d. . Issue: 

i. Alice 1 (Griswold); m. Wm. C. Baker; res. on the old home- 
stead. Issue: (1) Mabel 8 (Baker); (2) Fred 8 (Baker); (3) Ed- 
gar 8 (Baker); (4) Nellie 8 (Baker); (5) Frank 8 (Baker). Mrs. 
Luthera Griswold m. (2) Wm. B. Thaxton j res. at White- 
hall, 111. 

XIV. John 6 , b. Aug. 4, 1819; m. Nov. 28, 1841, Ellen Chamberlain; lived 

on the homestead at West Windsor, Vt. He died there Sept. 30, 
1844. Issue: 
i. Annie 1 , m. George R. Sherman; res. at Weathersfield, Vt. 
No children, 
XV. Sarah Jane 6 , b. Apr. 21, 1821; m. at Windsor, Vt., Aug. 14, 1843, J. 
F. Carrington. They res. in Boston, Mass., 31 years. Mr. C. d. 
May, 1862. She d. of pyemia, Nov. 8, 1884, at the residence of 
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298 Stiles Genealogy. 



1792. He was bom May 28, 1768 ; d. 
Aug. 20, 1850. They res. at Dunstable, 
Mass. Issue.* 



her niece, Mrs. Wm. C. Baker, on Apple Creek Prairie, Greene Co., 
111. [ We are indebted to Mrs. Carrington for the record of Nahum 
Swallow's (her father) family.] Issue: 
i. Child 7 , d. young. 
ii. Child 1 , d. young. 

iii. Jennie 1 (Carrington); m. Ceo. W. Robinson, May 23, 1871; 
lived in Boston. She d. there Nov. 13, 1877. Child, Lester 8 . 

* Descendants of Temple and Prudence (Swallow) Kendall. 
Children (b. at Dunstable, Mass.): 
I. Peter 6 , b. Oct 14, 1793; m. Apr. 5, 1827, Elizabeth (dau. of Cyrus and 
Mary) Messer. She b. in Methuen, Mass., Nov. 28, 1806, a des. 
of the Haverhill, Mass., Webster family. Peter Kendall was a til- 
ler of the soil in summer, and a school-master in winter; res. at 
Dunstable, Mass., of which town he was Selectman and Town Clerk 
for many years; was a member of the Legislature in 1842. He d. 
Sept. 5, 1861. Issue: 

[Mrs. Elizabeth (Messer) Kendall communicates the fact that 
about half of her 10 children were born with extra fingers or toes, 
this peculiarity belonging to the Kendalls of this branch. She 
adds, " It is now the custom to have the supernumerary member 
removed soon after birth."] 
.i. Andrew Temple 1 , b. Sept. 2, 1828; res. (1885) at Nashua, N. H. 
ii. James Madison 1 , b. Aug. 25, 1830; was employed as a machinist 
in Hartford, Conn., at the time of his death, Dec. 12, 1854. 
iii. Sarah Elizabeth 1 , b. Oct. 10, 1832; m. Edwin D. Wilder. 
carpenter, of Nashua, N. H., Jan. 11, 1854. Issue: (1) Alfred 
E. 8 (Wilder); (2) Chas. F. 8 (Wilder); (3) Arthur W. 8 (Wilder); 
(4) William 8 (Wilder); res. No. Lyndeboro, N. Y. 
iv. Josiah Alonzo 1 , b. Dec. 5, 1834; m. Mary J. Simonds of Alex- 
andria, N. H. ; is a machinist at So. Boston; res. at Atlantic, 
Mass. Issue: (1) Winnie F. 8 (Kendall); employed (1885) in 
a telephone office, Boston; (2) Nellie W. 8 (Kendall); school- 
teacher, 
v. Almond Messer 1 , b. Mch. 16, 1836; m. Mrs. Laura A. Marshall, 
Aug. 30, 1877; is a farmer; res. on the farm at Dunstable 
with his mother. Issue: Son 8 , b. June 18, 1885. 
vi. Hannah Jane 1 , b. Apr. 19, 1838; d. Jan. 22, 1839. 
vii. Hiram Romanzo 1 , b. May 6, 1839; was a member of Co. G. 
8th N. H. Vol's.; "was drafted in Hollis, N. H.; the only 
one of 32 who put on the uniform and bade farewell to 
friends and home to fight and die for his country." He was 
with Gen. Banks on his last trip up the Red river. He d. at 
Natchez, Miss., Nov. 3, 1864. 
viii. Charles Lavender 1 , b. Feb. 17, 1842; is a farmer at Milford, N. 
H.; m. Sarah A. Loud of Nashua, N. H. Issue: (1) Orville 
R. 8 (Kendall); (2) Eva Mary 8 (Kendall). 
ix. George Edwin 1 , b. Oct. 15, 1845; m. Mary Topping of South 
Framingham, Mass.; is gardener for James Kendall of Dun- 



Massachusetts Family. 299 

54. iii. Larned 5 , b. July 30, 1775, d. 1776. 

55. iv. Larned 5 , b. June 18, 1777 ; m. Olive Fletcher 

stable, Mass. Issue: (1) Mabel E. 8 (Kendall); (2) Gertie 8 (Ken- 
dall); (3) George Manly 8 (Kendall). 
x. Horace Manly 1 , b. June 6, 1848; is a machinist; m. Emogene 
Butler of Manchester, N. H.; res. at Fitchburg, Mass. Issue: 

(1) Vernon U. 8 (Kendall); (2) and (3) daus. 8 ; (4) Elmer 8 (Ken- 
dall), deceased. 

II. Rebekah 6 , b. Dec. 10, 1795; m. John Bennett, May 22, 1814; she d. 
Apr. 15, 1865. 

III. Charles 6 , b. Dec. 11, 1797 ; d. Jan. 5, 1838 (one authority says 1836). 

IV. Abigail 6 , b. Mch. 31, 1800; m. Luther Taylor, Nov. 10, 1825; she d. 

March 3, 1838. 
V. Prudence 6 , b. May 26, 1802; m. Zebulon Blodgett, Dec. 18, 1823- she 
d. May 30, 1882. Issue: 
i. Mary R. 1 (Blodgett), b. Nov. 25, 1824; m. Walter Parkhurst, 

April 16, 1851; res. (1885) in Lowell, Mass. 
ii. George Z. 1 (Blodgett), b. July 31, 1826 ; m. Mary E. Pierce, Jan. 
29, 1861. Issue: (1) Mary s (Blodgett), b. Mch. 4, 1862; grad. 
at Normal School, South Framingham, Mass., July 1, 1885 ; 

(2) John Z. 8 (Blodgett), b. June 30, 1863; (3) Willie F. 8 (Blodg- 
ett), b. Feb. 2, 1867'; (4) Erwin W. 8 (Blodgett), b. Feb. 22, 
1880(?). 

iii. Prudence E. 1 (Blodgett), b. Aug. 13, 1828; m. James S. Roby, 
Sept. 6, 1857; she d. Sept. 24, 1859; he d. 1865. Issue: (1) 
Emeline H. 8 (Roby), b. May 19, 1859; m. Arthur D. Butter- 
field; res. in Lowell, Mass. 
iv. Sarah A. 1 (Blodgett); m. Alfred J. Bennett; res. in Lowell, 
Mass. * 

VI. Isaac 6 , b. Sept. 22, 1804; m. Mary Page, May 22, 1831; he died May 

3, 1875. 
VII. James 6 , b. Oct. 2, 1806; m. Betsey Page, Oct. 30, 1831; res. (1883) in 

Dunstable, Mass. 
VIII. Sarah 6 , b. Aug. 16, 1808; m. Oct. 20, 1853, as 2d wife, Charles Stott 
of Lowell, Mass., agent and part owner of the Flannel Mills in 
Lowell. He died June, 1881, aged upward of 80 years. His only 
son (by 1st mar.) has been mayor of Lowell; no children by 2d mar. 
Mrs. Sarah (Kendall) Stott, who died Jan. 18, 1890, was a mem- 
ber of the First Universalist Church at Lowell. She was in her 
maidenhood, one of the famous class of mill girls, of whom Lucy 
Larcom and Charles Dickens have written so eulogistically, and 
whose intelligence and ability won for them extended celebrity and 
admiration. * * * She was a woman of retiring manners, and 
did not appear actively in benevolent, social or religious affairs, 
though her interest in them was deep and unabating (Lowell paper). 
IX. Madison 6 , b. July 30, 1810; m. Armenia Phillips, Oct. 3, 1833; res. at 

Springfield, Mass. 
X. Cummings 6 , b. Sept. 21, 1812; m. WelthaA. Cummings, Apr. 4, 1844; 

res. at Tvngsboro, Mass. 
XI. Stiles 6 , b. Sept. 21, 1812; m. (1) Sarah H. Lund, Nov. 16, 1884; (2) 
Frances E. Whittemore, Apr. 1, 1843; (3) Susan Vanne.var; (4) Han- 
nah Durgan; res. in Boston, Mass., where he died Nov. 20, 1884. 



300 Stiles Genealogy. 

Proctor. Settled in Buckfield, Me. ; 
had 15 children. A son of theirs, named 
Clark Swallow, res. at Bridgewater, Mass.; 
another son was State geologist of Miss- 
ouri before the late war, and a third was 
a traveling preacher in Illinois. 

56. v. Sarah 5 , b. Feb. 17, 1780; m. East- 

mail, of Dunstable, Mass.; soon died. 

57. IX. John 4 , b. July 27, 1749 ; m. Keziah Divoll. Fam- 

ily 10. 



Family 4. 

58. Ephraim 3 Stiles [25] [Timothy 2 , Bobert 1 ), was born at 
Boxford, Mass., Dec. 27, 1708 ; bapt. Oct. 30, 1709 {Boxford 
Records) ; m . Elizabeth Lanksford, Nov. 26, 1741 {Andover 
Records), and she was admitted to the 1st Ch. of Boxford 
Jan., 1742-3. 

[We think Ephraim Stiles must have lived in Boxford, al- 
though it is hard to decide from the records of these towns 
which one was entitled to the honor. We suspect, however, 
that his place was in Boxford near the Andover line. — M. S. P. G.] 

Children (from Boxford Records) : 
59. I. Hannah 4 ; bapt. Apr. 17, 1743. She was probably 

the one who was published to Elijah Hutchinson 
at Andover, May 17, 1765. 

Issue (by 1st marriage): 

i. Stiles 7 ; now (1884) in South America. 
Issue (by 2d marriage): 
ii. Charles 7 . 
XII. Rhoda 6 , b. March 10, 1814; res. in Lowell, Mass.; unm. 

XIII. Lavinia 6 , b. Nov. 6, 1815; m. Sept. 4, 1845, Aretos Blood (b. at Wind- 

sor, Vt., Oct. 8, 1816). Mr. Blood is (1883) agent of the Manchester 
(N. H. ) Locomotive and Steam Fire Engine Co. ; a man of wealth 
and influence. Issue: 
i. Child 7 ; died young. 
ii. Child 7 ; died young. 

iii. Nora R. 7 (Blood), b. at Lawrence, Mass., Mch. 14, 1849; m. Sept., 
1871, F. B. Carpenter of Concord, N. EL, now (1883) whole- 
sale flour and grain dealer at Manchester, N. H. Issue: (1) 
Aretos 8 (Carpenter), b. Feb. 14, 1879; (2) Mary 8 (Carpenter), b. 
May 11, 1882. 
iv. Emma 7 (Blood), b. at Manchester, N. H., Oct. 15, 1853. 

XIV. Andrew Temple 6 , b. July 21, 1818; d. Dec. 21, 1818. 



Massachusetts Family. 301 

60. II. Enoch 4 ; bapt. Mar. 10, 1745 ; m. Abigail Kimball. 

Family 11. 

61. III. Noah 4 ; bapt. Mch. 10, 1745 ; m. Lydia Curtis. 

Family 12. 

62. IV. Mary 4 ; bapt. Oct. 18, 1747. 

63. V. Ephraim 4 ; bapt. Nov. 12, 1749. [Ephraim Stiles 

was adm'd to the 1st Ch. of Boxford, June 10, 
1764 — whether it was the father or son, we 
have no means of knowing. ] 

64. VI. Thomas 4 ; bapt. (of Andover) July 26, 1752. 

65. VII. Martha 4 ; bapt. Aug. 18, 1754 (was prob. the one 

m. to John Towne, May 15, 1771, ace. to the 

m. VIII. Mercy 4 ; bapt. "of ye'old parish," Nov. 14, 1756. 

67. IX. Jeremy 4 ; bapt. "of Andover," July 8, 1759. 

68. X. Elizabeth 4 ; bapt. " of Andover " Aug. 23, 1761. 



Family 5. 

69. Gideon 3 Stiles [26] (Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Box- 
ford, Mass., Feb. 26, 1711-12; bapt. Apr. 13, 1712; m. Sarah 
Falkner, of Andover, Mass., Nov. 30, 1736 (pub. Sept. 12, 
1736). Boxford Records, which give the dates of his birth, 
baptism and publishment, also say that Sarah Falkner Stiles 
was adm'd to the 1st Ch., Mch., 1737-8. They resided at 
Boxford, and the spot on which their house (which also appears 
to have been the same occupied by his father before him) 
stood, is described in Perley's "Dwellings in Boxford" as 
follows : "About a quarter of a mile northwest of the old 
Foster house, near the match factory, is an old cellar. The 
house that stood over it has probably been gone more than 
seventy-five years. It was the house of Gideon Stiles, an uncle 
of Mrs. Nathaniel Long. Gideon was a son of Timothy 
Stiles, and was born here, probably, at this place, in 1711." 
He d. Nov. 15, 1799, se. 88. (1st ed., Mass. Stiles Fam., 
p. 29). 

Children (from Boxford Records) : 

70. I. David 4 ; bapt. Apr. 2, 1738 ; m. Hannah Norton, 

and Tabitha Oak. Family 13. 

71. II. Jesse 4 ; bapt. April 2, 1738. 



302 Stiles Genealogy. 

72. III. Sarah 4 ; bapt. Aug. 12, 1744; m. Benjamin Ed- 
wards. Their descendants were living (1857) 
near Lebanon, 1ST. JEL (1st ed., Mass. Stiles 
Fam., p. 29). 



Family 6. 

73. Ezra 3 Stiles [28] (Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at 
Boxford, Mass., July 2, 1715 ; bapt. 1st Sab., July, 1715 ; m. 
(1) Mary Warren, Nov. 20, 1740 ; adm'd to 1st Ch., May 1, 
1743. She Sept., 1744. He was pnb. Mch. 22, 1760, to 
widow Sarah Johnson,* of Andover {Boxford Records). He 
was m. to Mrs. Sarah Johnson, Apr. 29, 1760, by Rev. 
William Symmes {Andover Records). He lived in Boxford 
" Near where Jere. Holmes built his diminutive residence, near 
the match factory, is an old cellar, over which, in 1765, lived 
Ezra Stiles — thus old plans tell us, but people living know 
nothing about it " {Dwellings in Boxford, No. cxlvii). 
Ezra Stiles must have died in 1768, according to an item found 
in the MSS. of Pres. Stiles, of Yale Coll., which reads as fol- 
lows : " I find in the Prints an Advertisement Dated at Box- 
ford, Dec. 8, 1768, by Sarah Stiles, Admin, on the Estate of 
' Ezra Stiles, late of Boxford, deceased.' " Mrs. Sarah Stiles, 
d. July 3, 1790, se. 60. 

Children (from Boxford Records)'. 
74. I. Elizabeth 4 , b. May 19, 1742; bapt. May 9, 1743 

[evidently d. young]. 

*Wido w Sarah Johnson was a dau. of Nathan Bowen, Esq. , of Marblehead, 
and we find in Eoads' " History and Traditions of Marblehead " (p. 346) some 
interesting facts about Nathan Bowen's house, and himself, and we have 
ourselves seen in one of the old graveyards at Marblehead, a row of tomb- 
stones erected to the memory of different members of the Bowen family, 
and among them is that of Sarah Stiles, widow of Ezra. — M. S. P. Gr. 

" North of the town house, situated on the corner of Mugford St., is the 
quaint old homestead of the Bowen Family. Nathan Bowen, and three of 
his descendants, placed their signs over the door of this house and the 
store adjoining, as Justice of the Peace, and Notary Public. Each of these 
dignitaries in turn held important local offices, and all were men of marked 
intelligence and ability." 

" In Nathan Bowen's time a Justice of the Peace had all the authority 
now vested in a Trial Justice. There are many traditions related of the 
severity of his sentences. He was the dread of evil-doers, and since few 
escaped punishment who were brought before him for trial, he was called 
' the condemner of all flesh.'" He died at Marblehead, Dec. 23, 1776, se. 79. 



Massachusetts Family. 303 

75. II. Timothy 4 , b. July 24, 1743; m. Phebe Kimball and 

Naomi McMillion. Family 14. 

76. III. Lucy 4 , b. 1745; bapt. Dec. 15, 1745; m. Peter 

Loyis of Marblehead, Nov. 1, 1764. 

77. IY. Jemina 4 , b. Nov. 7, 1747; bapt. Nov. 22, 1747. 

78. V. Ezra 4 , b. Dec. 18, 1749; bapt. Dec. 31, 1749 ; m. 

Hannah Cutter. Family 15. 

79. VI. Mary 4 , b. March 3, 1752 ; bapt. " of ye old parish,' 3 

March 15, 1752 ; m. Amos Kimball of Andover, 
Nov. 23, 1779 (pub. Oct. 27, 1779) {Andover 

80. i. Elizabeth 5 , b. March 21, 1781 ; d. Oct. 1, 1821. 

81. ii. Amos 5 , b. Sept. 27, 1784; d. Nov. 13, 1845. 

Issue: (1) Dau. 8 , who m. and d. without is- 
sue ; (2) John F. 6 (Kimball) ; m. Dec. 25, 
1867, Elizabeth Foster, a des. of John 
Foster, who was bro. to Mr. K's gr. gr. 
grandmother, Hannah (Foster) Stiles ; res. 
(1885) at Andover, Mass. 

82. iii. Mary 5 , b. Feb. 26, 1787; m. Jeremiah Spof- 

ford of Boxford, Mass. ; she d. Feb. 26, 
1810. 

83. iv. Charles H. 5 , b. July 12, 1789; m. Mary 

Foster of Boxford. Issue : (1) Charles 6 
(Kimball), b. Sept. 3, 1818 ; d. Julv 4, 
1833 ; (2) Mary E. 6 (Kimball), b. April 

27, 1822 ; m. Kendall ; res. (1885) 

at Georgetown, Mass.; (3) Newton I. 6 
(Kimball), b. June 15, 1824 ; d. Aug. 20, 
1853; (4) Alfred W. 6 (Kimball), b. March 
5, 1827 ; d. Aug. 20, 1828 ; (5) Cynthia 6 
(Kimball), b. Oct. 14, 1830; d. May 20, 
1879. (All b. at Newburyport, Mass.) 

84. v. Lucy 5 , b. Oct. 21, 1791 ; d. April 14, 1808. 

85. VII. Anna 4 , b. Feb. 17, 1755 ; bapt. " of ye old parish," 

Feb. 16, 1755. 

86. VIII. Jacob 4 , b. June 14, 1757 ; bapt. " of ye old parish," 

June 19, 1757. 
Jacob Stiles was a soldier of the Revolution, and we are in- 
debted to the Pension Office Reports at Washington, D. C, 
for his war record, and all we know of his personal history. 



304 Stiles Genealogy. 

On presenting his claim for a pension, Jacob Stiles, cooper, 
made the following statement in June, 1837, being then of 
Portsmouth, N. EL: "Was born in Boxford, Essex Co., 
Mass., June 14, 1757 [Bedford is the name given in the copy 
from the Pension Office Reports, but there is no such town as 
Bedford in Essex Co., Mass., besides it is known that the 
birth of Jacob Stiles is recorded at Boxford. — M.S. P. G.], 
and turned out with others on the alarm that British troops were 
marching from Boston to Concord ; arrived in Lexington im- 
mediately after the fight and joined in the pursuit of the re- 
treating army to Cambridge, when he returned home. He 
enlisted in May, 1775, at Boxford, with Cap't. Prince, in Col. 
Mansfield's Regt., which inarched to Boston, and he was in the 
battle of Bunker Hill (June 17, 1775), being stationed to cover 
the cannon of Gridley, on Cobble Hill, which were on the ex- 
treme left wing of the Americans; discharged in Dec, 1775, 
and the same month he engaged for 3 months with Capt. 
Varnum [Farnuin], in Col. Herrick's Regt., going to Boston, 
which was evacuated March 17, 1776, and he returned home. 
About July 1, 1776, he enlisted with Capt. Johnson, Col. 
Wigglesworth's Regt. for 5 months, going to Ticonderoga, N. 
T. Early in March, 1777, he engaged for 3 years as an ar- 
tificer in the Co. of Capt. Parker (who was at the time an en- 
sign, but afterward promoted to Capt.), in Col. Baldwin's 
Regt., remaining as foreman of the coopers until discharged at 
Morristown, 1ST. J. In the spring of 1780 he shipped at Bev- 
erly, Mass., on board the private armed ship Pilgrim, Capt. 
Robinson, for a cruise which lasted eleven months, besides en- 
gaging for a year's cruise, in the same vessel, with the same 
commander. 

In 1784 he went to Hudson, N. Y., where he shipped as a 
cooper on the brigantine Industry, Capt. Clark, for a whaling 
voyage off the coast of Brazil, which lasted a year, getting 8 
cargoes of oil into Halifax, Nova Scotia. In 1786 he went 
from Halifax on another whaling voyage, to Table Bay and 
Good Hope, on the coast of Africa, returning to Halifax in 
1787; and the same year he went to Guysboro, on Chedebucto 
Bay, in said Province of N. S., where he married and resided 
until June 10, 1837, when he arrived in Portsmouth, N. H., 
for the purpose of spending his remaining days. He was ap- 
prenticed to Jedediah Holt to learn the trade of cooper, in 



Massachusetts Family. 305 

Andover, Mass., a town adjoining Boxford, and was identified 
after 50 years of unbroken absence. The town clerk of Box- 
ford certifies that Jac-ob Stiles is on record as one of the eleven 
children of Ezra Stiles by his first wife Mary Warren." [We 
have the names of but 10 children of Ezra Stiles and first 
wife, Alary Warren. Was there another, named Richard? — 
M. S. P. G.] 

87. IX. Keziah 4 , b. Mch. 12, 1759 ; bapt. Mch. 18, 1759 ; 

m. Abraham Smith, Dec. 18, 1777. 
Children (by 2d wife) : 

88. X. Elizabeth 4 , b. Jan. 23, 1761; bapt. Jan. 25, 1761; 

m. Nathaniel Long, of Boxford, June 20, 1776 ; 
" A house that Mr. Long built [in Boxford] and 
owned is still standing " (Perley's " Dwellings in 
Boxford"). He died 1819, se. 58. Widow 
"Betty" Long died 1849, se. 88. Issue: 

89. i. Dau. 5 , who m. Hay ward; had (1) Augus- 

tus 6 (Hayward), who owned and worked 

a saw-mill in Boxford;.jn. ; d. 

1872, without issue; (2) Hannah 6 (Hay- 
ward); in. Albert Perley, of Boxford. 
« Issue: (a) Catherine 7 (Perley), b. 1840; 

in. Buckley; (b) Mary E. 7 (Perley), 

b. 1842; m. Asahel Todd; (c) Josephine 7 
(Perley), b. 1843; m. Austin Lake; (d) 
Albert 7 (Perley), b. 1845; (e) Jennie 7 
(Perley), b. 184-; m. George A. Wilkins; 
(f) Samuel 7 (Perley), b. 1851; in. Lucy 
Gurley; (g) Charles 7 (Perley) and (h) 
Henry 7 (Perley), b. 1854. 

90. XL Nathan 4 , b. July 17, 1763; d. young. 

91. XII. Hannah 4 , b. Mch. 15, 1765; bapt. Mch. 31, 1765. 

(Hannah Stiles and Joseph Martin were mar- 
ried [by Mr. Hubbard] at Marblehead, Oct. 7, 
1784) [Marblehead Records']. This was doubt- 
less the same Hannah Stiles.) 

92. XIII. Nathan 4 , b. Mch. 15, 1767; bapt. Mch. 22, 1767. 

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306 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 7. 

93. Lieut. Levi* Stiles [33] (Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), 
was born at Lunenburg, Mass , Feb. 18, 1732-3; m. Dec. 16, 
1755 (by Rev. David Stearns, of L.), Patience Smith, of L. 

In the record of his death, which, with his birth and mar- 
riage, are found at Lunenburg, he is referred to as Lieut. Levi 
Stiles. He died Dec. 21, 1810, se. 77. Mrs. Patience (Smith) 
Stiles died Mch. 21, 1828, se. 92 years. 

Children (all born at Lunenburg, Mass.) : 

94. I. Jonathan 5 , b. Oct. 5, 1756; m. Hannah Taylor. 

Family 16. 

95. II. Susannah 5 , b. Oct. 4, 1758. 

96. III. Nahum 5 , b. May 14, 1761; m. Betsey Davis. Fam- 

ily 17. 

97. IV. Patience 5 , b. Sept. 16, 1763; m. Joseph Priest (b. 

at Poylston, Mass.); res. at Gardner, Mass. 
"Joseph Priest from Winchendou, located as 
a farmer in the west part of the town where now 
resides Nathan Wallace" {Glazier's Hist. Gard- 
ner, Mass., p. 46). Mrs. Patience (Stiles) Priest 
d. 1814. Issue: 

98. i. Lucy 6 ; m. Ezra Baker. Issue : (1) Fanny 7 

(Baker); (2) Joel 7 (Baker); (3) Betsey 7 
(Baker); (4) Joseph 7 (Baker); (5) Charles 7 
(Baker). 

99. ii. Levi 6 ; m. Hannah Woodbury, of Winchen- 

don, Mass. Issue : (1) Levi W. 7 (Priest); 
(2) Francis D. 7 (Priest) ; (3) Joseph D. 7 
(Priest); res. in Hinsdale, N. H. ; (4) 
Milo 7 (Priest); (5) Nancy 7 (Priest). 

100. iii. Jacob 6 ; m. Patty Clark of Gardner, Mass., 

May 1, 1814. Issue* 

* Descendants of Jacob 6 and Patty (Clark) Priest. 
Children: 
I. Joseph 1 , b. Jan. 28, 1815; d. 1822. 
II. Jacob W.\ b. Apr. 2, 1817; d. 1823. 

III. Mary 1 , b. Feb. 24, 1819; res. (1884) at Sioux City, Iowa. 

IV. Martha E.\ b. Jan. 9, 1822; m. (1) Jan. 1, 1844, Orville C. (son of 

Samuel) Stiles of Rindge, N. H. [his record will be found in 
line of Ebenezer 2 , Fain. 62, p. 139, Mass. Stiles Family]; m. (2) 
David Barkers (3) Mr. Holt. During the life of Mr. Stiles she 



Massachusetts Family. 307 

101. iv. Joseph 6 ; d. iram. 

102. v. Caleb 8 ; m. (1) Louisa Gage. Issue: (1) Lor- 

enzo 7 (Priest); (2) Caleb A. 7 (Priest); (3) 
George 7 (Priest); '(4) William 7 (Priest); (5) 
Calvin 7 (Priest); (6) Francis 7 (Priest); (7) 
Nancy 7 (Priest). 

103. vi. Betsey 6 ! 

104. V. Peleg Stearns 5 , b. Mch. 25, 1766; m. Kebecca Wy- 

man and Mrs. Sally (Buck) McElroy. Family 18. 

105. YI. Levi 5 , b. Mch. 4, ' 1769; m. Dinia Martendale. 

Family 19. 

106. YII. Lucy 5 , b. Sept. 3, 1770; m. Upton. 

107. YIII. Jacob 5 , b. July 9, 1772; m. . Family 20. 

10S. IX. -Caleb 5 , b. Aug. 20, 1774; m. Betsey Willard. 

Family 21. 

109. X. Mary 5 , b. Aug. 14, 1776; m. Dr. Lyman Lewis of 

Norwich, Yt., Feb. 18, 1798; res. at N. Dr. 
Lewis was a person of great influence in Norwich 
during his long residence there. He was one of the 
trustees of Norwich University while it was lo- 
cated in the town. He d. May 14, 1849. Mrs. 
Mary (Stiles) Lewis d. Dec. 27, 1844. Issue : 

110. i. Joel 6 (Lewis), b. Dec. 17, 1798; d. Dec. 27, 

1816. 

111. ii. Experience 6 (Lewis), b. Oct. 6, 1800; m. John 

D. Hilton. Issue: (1) Mary 7 (Hilton); (2) 
Jane 7 (Hilton), b. June 6, 1830. Jane Hil- 
ton m. Carlton B. Nott, Feb. 20, 1856 ; had 
H. L. 8 (Nott) and Frank S. 8 (Nott) ; (3) 

res. at Fitchburg, Mass.; afterward lived at Peterborough, N. H. ; 
present add. (1884) Sioux Falls, Iowa. Issue (by 1st marriage): 
i. Charles J. 8 (Stiles), b. at Fitchburg, July 7, 1846; d. June 7, 

1856. 
ii. Mary R. 8 (Stiles), b. June 28, 1852; d. Feb. 12, 1853. 
V. Betsey 1 , b. June 15, 1826; m. Austin Kneeland Gould (b. Nov. 21, 
1825). Issue: 

i. Emmons Oliver 8 (Gould), b. May 23, 1853; m. Fanny L. Thorpe 
(b. Sept. 17, 1853). Issue: (1) Harry Edward 9 (Gould), b. July 
23, 1877; (2) Jessie Rose 9 (Gould), b. July 23, 1880; (8) Lulu 
May 9 (Gould), b. Sept. 9, 1882. 
ii. Lillie May Belle 8 (Gould), b. May 30, 1867. 
VI. Lucy 1 , b. Dec. 8, 1828; d. Dec, 1856. 
VII. Eliza Patience 1 , b. Aug. 16, 1832; d. Jan. 21, 1855. 
VIII. Harriet M. 1 , b. Sept. 16, 1837; d. July 29, 1871. 



308 Stiles Genealogy. 

Joseph 7 (Hilton); (4) Joseph L. 7 (Hilton); 
(5) Caroline 7 (Hilton). Mrs. Experience 
Hilton d. Jan. 2, 1873. 

112. iii. Hollister 6 (Lewis), b. Feb. 3, 1803; d. Feb. 8, 

1825. 

113. iv. Noah 6 (Lewis), b. Feb. 5, 1805; d. Feb. 8, 1825. 

114. v. Lyman Hollister 6 (Lewis), b. May 6, 1813; d. 

' May 14, 1825. 

115. vi. Edward Morton 6 (Lewis), b. Sept. 6, 1818; m. 

Dec. 9, 1843, Louisa Tilden ; always res. at 
Norwich, Yt. Mr. Lewis was Agent of 
the U. S. and Can. Exp. Com. He d. at 
Norwich, Vt,, Apr. 22, 1887. Issue: (1) 
Lyman 7 (Lewis), b. Nov. 20, 1844; m. Clara 
Tracy Worth (b. at Hanover, N. H., July 
11, 1849), Apr. 19, 1869 . Issue : (a) Gracie 
Alburta 8 (Lewis), b. at Chicago, 111., May 11, 
1873; (b) Edward Morton 8 (Lewis), b. Aug. 
18, 1879; d. Feb. 9, 1880; (2) George Ed- 
ward 7 (Lewis), b. Aug. 10, 1846; m. Mch. 8, 
1875, Anna H. Dudley. Issue : (a) Franklin 
Edward 8 (Lewis), b. May 23, 1879; (3) Kan- 
som Tilden 7 (Lewis), b. Aug. 7, 1848; m. Dec. 
25, 1873, Martha A. Howard (b. at Province- 
town, Mass., Aug. 7, 1846). Issue : (a) Leon 
Kansom 8 (Lewis), b. Apr. 29, 1875; (b) Ed- 
ward Howard 8 (Lewis), b. Sept. 25, 1881;' 
(4) Frank Stiles 7 (Lewis), b. Oct. 27, 1852; 
d. Mch. 1, 1854; (5) Mary Louisa 7 (Lewis), 
b. Feb. 16, 1857. 

116. XL Hannah 5 , b. Aug. 31, 1780. « She lived single 

and possessed remarkable strength. Her nephew 
relates that she could lift a barrel of cider and 
set it on a table as easily as he could a ten gallon 
jug." (Mass. Stiles Fam., 1st ed., p. 29.) 

117. XII. Sarah 5 ; m. Kev. Mr. Wetherby ; rem. to College 

Hill, Ohio. 



Massachusetts Family. 309 



Family 8. 

118. Capt. Jacob 4 Stiles [45] (Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Bobert 1 ), 
was born at Lunenburg, Mass., Sept. 26, 1737 ; m. Abigail 

, who d. at Cavendish, Yt., Dec. 25, 1819, se. 77 yrs. 4= 

mos. 18 days. He d. at the same place, about 1828 or '9, ee. abt. 
92 yrs. He lived at Leominster, Mass., Keene, 1ST. H., Lunen- 
burg, Mass., and finally at Cavendish, Yt. His commissions 
as 2d and 1st Lient.,* are preserved as precious relics by his 
great grandson, A. J. Stiles, of Moriah, Essex Co., N. Y., who 
kindly loaned one of them in order that a copy might be made 
for this history .f 

*"InOct., 1828, Jacob Stiles of Cavendish, Windsor Co., Vt., states 
| . ] that he was a Capt. in Colo. Putnam's Mass.. Regt., and served 

to the end of the war." (From Pension Office Records). 

\ Copy of the Lieut. Commission of Jacob Stiles : 
" Province of Massachusetts Bay, 

Thomas Pownal, Esq., Captain General and Governor in Chief in and 
over His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in New England, 
and Vice Admiral of the same, &c, 

To Jacob Stiles, Gent., Greeting. 

By virtue of the Power and Authority in and by His Majesty's Royal 
Commission to me granted to be Captain-General, &c, over this His Ma- 
jesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay aforesaid, I do by these Presents 
(reposing especial Trust and Confidence in your Loyalty, Courage, and good 
Conduct) constitute and appoint you, the said Jacob Stiles to be first 
Lieutenant of a Company of Foot whereof Aaron Willard, Esq., is 
Captain. 

You are, therefore, carefully and diligently to discharge the Duty of a 
first Lieutenant in leading, ordering and exercising said Company && in 
Arms, both inferior Officers and Soldiers, and to keep them in good Order 
and Discipline, and they are hereby commanded to obey you as their first 
Lieutenant, and you are yourself to observe and follow such Orders and In- 
structions as you shall from time to time receive from the General Com- 
mander-in-Chief of His Majesty's Forces in North America, your Colonel 
or other your Superior Officers according to the Rules and Discipline of War 
in pursuance of the Trust hereby reposed in you.& 

Given under my Hand and Seal at Arms at Boston, the Twentieth Lay of 
February, in the thirty-third Tear of the Reign of His Majesty King George 
the Second. Anno Domini 1760. 

POWNAL. 

By His Excellency's command, 

A. Oliver, Sec'y. 



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310 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children (first four b. at Keene, N. H. ; last five at Lunen- 
burg, Mass.) : 

119. I. Charlotte 5 , b. Sept. 26, 1763; m. Elijah Hutchin- 

son, of Cavendish, Yt. She d. Apr. 9, 1811. 
Issue : 

120. i. Luther 6 ; m. his cousin, Polly Stiles; rem. 

to Arcadia, N. Y., and d. at Rochester, 
NT. Y.; left six children. [Charlotte and 
Elijah Hutchinson may have had other 
children.] 

121. II. Lincoln 5 , b. Aug. 17, 1765 ; m. Patience Johnson. 
Family 22. , h . % 

Asenath 5 , b. Jan. 27, 1768. 

Abigail 5 , b. Nov. 25, 1769. 

Sarah 5 , b. Nov. 2, 1774. V 

Content 5 , b. Jan. 10, 1777. 

James 5 , b. July 13, 1779. We think there can 
be no doubt that an account of one Alonzo B. 
Stiles, given in " Memorials of a Century," (p. 
124), published 1863, by Jennings, at Benning- 
ton, Yt., refers to a son of this James Stiles. 
We give the account entire : " In the fall of 
1830 came the news that Alonzo B. Stiles was 
dead. Men stood appalled at the suddenness of 
such an event ; and one would say to another: 
' Is Stiles dead ? it is impossible.' He was a 
young man of singular beauty, very much ad- 
mired, and had many friends. The grave of 
Stiles is in the church-yard. On the slab is this 
inscription : ' In memory of Alonzo B. Stiles, 
son of James and Abigail Stiles. Born at Caven- 
dish, Yermont, Sept. 9, 1805 ; d. in this town 
(in consequence of being thrown from a wagon), 
Oct. 14, 1830, ae. 25 yrs. 1 month and 5 days.' " 

127. VIII. Tirzah 5 ; b. June 28, 1782. 

128. IX. Sophia Caroline 5 , b. Aug. 26, 1784; m. Medad 

Kellogg, who d. abt. 1826. She d. at Clare- 
mont, N. H., Aug. 20, 1872, aged 88 years, lack- 
ing one week. Issue : 

129. i. Harriet 8 , b. abt. 1814; m. John Brown, who 

d. 1822. Mrs. K. res. at Bellows' Falls, 



Massachusetts Family. 311 

Vt. Her mother lived with her for 40 
years. Issue : (1) Harriet 7 (Brown) ; (2) 
William 7 (Brown). 
130. ii. Roswell D. 6 , b. Apr. 13, 1823. When 

nearly 6 years old he was given by his 
mother to Mr. David Ordway of Caven- 
dish, Vt., in whose family he lived until 
he became of age. Mr. K. res. (1884) at 
Claremont, !N. H. ; unm. ; he d. at 
C. soon after the above record was 
received. 



Family 9. 

131. Capt. Jeremiah 4 Stiles [50] (Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Rob- 
ert 1 ), was born at Lunenburg, Mass., Feb. 23, 1744 ; m. Mary 
(born at Lambstown, afterward called Hardwick, Mass., May 3, 
1741), dau. of Eleazer 3 (Nathaniel 2 , Richard 1 ) and Mary (Jack- 
son) Sanger of Keene, N. H.* Mrs. Mary (Sanger) Stiles died 
at Keene, March 22, 1810, se. 68 yrs. 9 mos. 8 days. 

Jererniab Stiles was a land surveyor. " In 1771 Jeremiah 
Stiles, surveyor, was employed to measure the town of Gilsum 

* It was erroneously stated in the first edition of "The Massachusetts 
Family of Stiles," that Mary Sanger, who married Jeremiah Stiles, was the 
dau. of Abner Sanger. Mrs. Stiles had a brother named Abner, but her 
father's name was Eleazer. Some 30 years ago (about 1854) a monument 
was erected in one of the old cemeteries of Keene, N. H., to the memory 
of Abner Sanger and his maiden sister Rhoda, both of whom had been dead 
for many years, and it would seem that, from the wording of the inscrip- 
tions on this monument, no hint can be gathered that Abner and Rhoda 
Sanger were not husband and wife, instead of brother and sister. This strange 
oversight on the part of the persons who erected the monument doubtless 
occasioned the mistake printed in the first edition of " The Massachusetts 
Stiles Family." 

Eleazer Sanger was the youngest child of Nathaniel 2 , the eldest child of 
Richard 1 Sanger, an English emigrant, who, in 1636, had land granted to 
him in Hingham, Mass., and in 1638 sailed from Southampton, Eng., for 
America. Richard S. was a blacksmith. In 1649 was living in Sudbury, 
Mass. ; soon removed to Watertown, and died there Aug. 20, 1691., During 
King Philip's War he and his two adult sons (one of whom was Nathaniel 2 ), 
held important trusts. His wife was Mary, dau. of Robert Reynolds (also 
spelled Rannals), an English emigrant of Watertown, then of Weathers- 
field, Conn., and finally of Boston, where he died April 27, 1659. Eleazer 
Sanger died at Keene, N. H., March 24, 1765, in his 67th year. His widow, 
Mrs. Mary (Jackson) Sanger, also died at Keene, March 31, 1783, in her 81st 
year. 



312 Stiles Genealogy. 

exclusive of what Westmoreland takes off" {Hay ward's Hist. 
Gilsum, JSf. H., p. 26). 

Family tradition says " he was skillful at drawing and paint- 
ing." A descendant (Wm, S. Briggs, Esq., of Keene, N. H.), 
says : " I used to see in my father's house a portrait that was 
said to have been painted by our great-grand fat her, Jeremiah 
Stiles." " He painted a portrait of David Nims, the first town 
clerk of Keene. This portrait is still in existence " (Letter of 
W. S. Briggs to Boston Journal, 1887). 

Samuel Jennison, Esq., president and cashier of the Worces- 
ter (Mass.) Institution for Savings, asserts that Jeremiah Stiles 
commanded a company of 1ST. H. militia at Bunker Hill and 
wrote the only official report to the Continental Congress, then 
sitting at New York, of the death of Gen. Warren. (From 
an address delivered Dec. 23, 1884, before the Worcester So- 
ciety of Antiquity by Major F. G. Stiles of W., on the 
occasion of the presentation to the Soc. of a portrait painted, 
by him of his grandfather Jeremiah Stiles, Jr.) 

The late Judge Dwight Foster of Boston, a great grandson 
of Capt. Stiles, wrote in 1883 : "I have seen his original dis- 
charge signed by Gen. Stark, a few days after the battle, recom- 
mending him and his company to any corps they might join." 

In June, 1889, on the anniversary of the battle of Bunker 
Hill, four tablets commemorating the soldiers who fell in the 
battle, were erected in Winthrop Square, Boston. Among 
those thus commemorated is found the name of Asahel Nirns 
of Keene, N. H., who was a member of Stiles' company, which 
was of Gen. Stark's Regt.— M. S. P. G. 

In Hale's "Annals of Keene " (pub. 1826) the name of Jere- 
miah Stiles is given as one of a foot company in 1773. 

He was chosen, Dec, 1776, member of the Committee of 
Safety in place of Eliphalet Briggs, deceased, and his name with 
some two hundred others is signed to the following declaration : 
" We, the subscribers, do hereby solemnly engage and promise 
that we will, to the utmost of our power, at the risque of our 
lives and fortunes, with arms, oppose the hostile proceedings of 
the British Fleets and Armies against the American Colonies." 

Jan. 14, 1777, he was nominated by the town as a justice of 
the peace, and in Dec. of the same year, in town meeting, Capt. 
Stiles, Capt. Howlet and Jabez Fisher, were successively 
chosen representaives, but each declined. 



Massachusetts Family. 313 

At a meeting held Jan. 17, 1778, the people of Keene, after 
reading and conferring upon the articles of confederation of 
the Continental Congress, voted " that it is the mind of the 
town that they be established by this State." Capt. Stiles, 
Maj. Ellis, and Capt. Griswold, were chosen delegates to. meet 
at Surry, to consult with the delegates of other towns. 

April 27, 1778, Jeremiah Stiles was chosen a delegate to the 
convention at Concord, held for the purpose of forming a con- 
stitution and Plan of Agreement for the State. 

In Sept., 1779, the town passed the following preamble and 
vote : " Whereas the Selectmen of Portsmouth sent an address 
to this and the rest of the towns of this State, desiring their 
presence, and assistance, by their delegates, to meet at Concord 
in Convention, to see if they can come into some agreement to 
state the price of several articles bought and sold in this State; 
therefore, voted that Capt. Jeremiah Stiles attend said Con- 
vention as a delegate from this town." 

He was subsequently much engaged in town business, hold- 
ing from 1786 to 1791, the office of Town Clerk, a position of 
more importance then than now. 

It is said that he was the first Grand Juryman chosen 
from Keene. 

He died Dec. 6, 1800, aged 56 years ; " a large concourse of 
fellow-townsmen attended his funeral at which a discourse was 
delivered by the Rev. Laban Ainsworth." 

(The foregoing extracts are from Hale's Annals of Keene, 
pub. 1826, with an Appendix, pub. 1851.) 

Children (all born at Keene, N. H.; from Keene Records): 
132. I. Elizabeth 5 , b. July 13, 1769; m. 1787,Eliphalet Jr., 
son of Eliphalet and Mary (Cobb) Briggs of 
Keene. Mr. JBriggs was one of the prominent 
men of the place. He d. at Keene, March 23, 
1827, se. 62. Tradition has it that Elizabeth 
Stiles was called in her girlhood, "the belle 
of Keene." She d. March 23, 1819. Her 
gravestone in one of the old cemeteries at Keene, 
bears this inscription: "Virtue alone is happi- 
ness below." Issue : 

[The six sons of this family all learned the 
cabinet-maker's trade; in which they all excelled 
as ingenious and skilled workmen.] 
40 



314: Stiles Genealogy. 

133. i. Eliphalet 6 (Briggs), Jr., b. Feb. 22, 1788 ; 

m. Dec. 24, 1810, Lucy Brown, who d. at 
Keene, Dec. 19, 1845, se. 57. He always 
res. at Keene, where he was constantly 
concerned with the interests of his native 
town. He d. June 13, 1853. Issue.* 

*Descendants of Eliphalet 6 Jr. (son of Eliphalet and Elizabeth 5 [Stiles] 
Briggs and his wife, Lucy [Brown] Briggs), who had children: 

1. Lucius Hamilton 7 (Briggs), b. Nov. 4, 1811; m. Elizabeth Hayden of 

Fitz william, N. H., Apr. 2, 1836; she d. . He res. at 

Boston Highlands, Mass., where lie d. Apr. 17, 1889. Issue: 
i. Frederick Milton 8 (Briggs), b. at Keene, N. H„ Mch. 18, 1837; 

m. ; res. Boston, Mass. 

ii. Ellen Elizabeth 8 (Briggs), b. Jan. 17, 1839; d. Mch. 2, 1840. 
II. Ellen Sophia 7 (Briggs), b. Sept. 2, 1813; m. Amos Holbrook (b. May 
25, 1809), Oct. 31, 1833; res. until recently at Lockport, N. Y., now 
(1883) at Niagara Falls. Issue: 

i. Lucius M. 8 (Holbrook), b. Oct. 25, 1835; m. (1) Jan., 1859, at 
Chicago, 111., Adeline Wadsworth of Bath, Me., who d. May 
14, 1862; m. (2) Esther Attwood of Lockport, N. T„ Dec. 12, 
1866. Issue (by 1st mar.): (1) Carrie W. 9 (Holbrook), b. Nov. 
16, 1860; d. Dec. 20, 1861; (2) Annie B. 9 (Holbrook), b. May, 
1862, at Lockport; m. Jan. 13, 1883, Melbourne Thompson; 
res. at Minneapolis, Minn. (By 2d mar.): (3) Grace 9 (Holbrook), 
b. Nov. 16, 1867; (4) Ellen 9 (Holbrook), b. 1876. 
ii. William B. 8 (Holbrook), b. Nov. 17, 1837, at Whitesboro, N. Y. ; 
m. Dec, 1862, Eliza Ransom of Chicago. In 1861 he raised, at 
Chicago, a company of vols. , with which as Capt., he proceeded 
to Vicksburg. His company was the first to enter the city 
after the surrender. In the engagement he was slightly 
wounded. He was prom, to Col., then to Brig.-Gen. He was 
a merchant, and at the close of the war settled at Memphis, 
Tenn., but failing health obliged him to seek a different 
climate. He removed to Minneapolis, Minn., and there died 
Mch., 1873. Issue: (1) William B. 9 (Holbrook); (2) Nellie B. 9 
(Holbrook); (3) Rufus A. 9 (Holbrook). 
iii. Edmund Blake 8 (Holbrook), b. Dec. 4, 1841; entered the army in 
1862 as Lieut. ; received an honorable discharge at the close of 
the war; then settled at New Gascony, Ark. ; m. Mary E. Dar- 
deene. He died of " swamp fever," Sept., 1875; hiswid. died 
1877; 4 children, 
iv. Sarah Briggs 8 (Holbrook), b. Dec. 4, 1841; d. at Milwaukee, Wis., 

Dec. 10, 1850. 
v. Anna Green 8 (Holbrook), b. Feb. 1, 1844; d. at Milwaukee, W T is., 

Feb. 7, 1852. 
vi. Ellen Mary 8 (Holbrook), b. Nov. 16, 1846; m. Dec. 25, 1868, Ed- 
ward M. Moody, an extensive dealer in nursery stock at Lock- 
port, N. Y. Issue: (1) Ralph 9 (Moody), b. April 18, 1875; d. 
May, 1876; (2) Edward Earle 9 (Moody), b. May 6, 1877. 
vii. Bartlett 8 (Holbrook), b. Nov. 16, 1846; m. May, 1878, at Minne- 
apolis, Minn., Carilla Champeau of Salem, Mass. 



Massachusetts Family. 315 

134. ii. Betsey 6 (Briggs), b. Apr. 19, 1790; m. 

James Nutt; res. for years at Amster- 

III. Juliette 1 (Briggs), b. Aug., 1815; m. Oct. 2, 1838, Seth Hunt (born at 

Northampton, Mass., July 28, 1814) of Nortbarnpton; res. (1886) at 

Spriugfield, Mass. Mr. H. bas beld for many years tbe office of 

treasurer of tbe Conn. River R. R. Co. Issue: 

i. Frances Ann 8 (Hunt), b. Oct. 25, 1839; m. Jan. 9, 1861, Henry 
M. Burt (b. in N. Y., Sept., 1831); res. (1886) at Newton, Mass. 
Issue: (1) Frank Hunt 9 (Burt), b. Nov. 9, 1861, at Nortbarnp- 
ton; res. (1885) at Newton; was tben editor of tbe Newton 
Graphic; m. Oct. 27, 1884, Susie F. Allen of Newton; (2) 
George M. 9 (Burt), b. Nov. 23, 1865, at Brattleboro, Vt.; d. 
Feb. 11, 1868; (3) Grace Martyn 9 (Burt); b. at Springfield, 
Mass., April 20, 1870; (4) Henry M. 9 (Burt), b. Sept. 7, 1874; 
died at Nortbampton, Aug. 19, 1879. 
ii. George 8 (Hunt), b. at Deerfield, Mass., Dec. 31, 1841; m. Oct. 25, 
1870, Eleanor Prince. He died May 29, 1881. Issue: (1) Ar- 
tbur P. 9 (Hunt), b. Aug. 5, 1874; (2) George E. 9 (Hunt), b. Aug. 
23, 1876; (3) Clara G. 9 (Hunt), b. Dec. 2, 1880; (4) Cbild 9 , dec'd. 
iii. Lucy Brown 8 (Hunt), b. June 5, 1844, at Deerfield, Mass., was for 
a time a teacber of gymnastics at Smitb College; is also tbe 
author of a small work on gymnastics; rn. Jan. 27, 1885, as 
2d wife, Lieut. James M. Smith. 
iv. David Briggs 8 (Hunt), b. Feb. 13, 1847; m. Oct. 14, 1874, Grace 
Deane. He was appointed in the spring of 1882 as auditor of 
the Mexican Central railway, and stationed at the City of 
Mexico; had previously been with his father in the employ of 
the Conn. River R. R. Co. Issue: (1) James Russell 9 (Hunt), 
b. Nov., 1876; (2) Helen 9 (Hunt), b. Aug. 14, 1880. 
v. Mary Woodbury 8 (Hunt), b. Oct. 9, 1849; m. Luther J. Warner 
of Northampton. Issue: (1) Lucy Hunt 9 (Warner), b. Aug. 3, 
1876; (2) Joseph 9 (Warner), b. Sept. 12, 1879. 
vi. Elizabeth Stiles 8 (Hunt), b. Feb. 26, 1852; d. Oct. 4, 1854. 

IV. William Sheldon 1 (Briggs), born Sept. 17, 1817; m. (1) May 18, 1841, 

Nancy Ann (dau. of Dr. Daniel Adams, author of "Adams' Arith- 
metic") of Mount Vernon, N. H. She d. Feb. 14, 1868, as. 46; m. 
(2) Feb. 22, 1869, Mrs. Harriet Pond of Keene, N. H.; res. (1886) 
at Keene. Mr. B. is almost the only representative in Keene of a 
family, which, for considerably more than a century, has been 
closely identified with the interests of the town. He has a good 
deal of literary ability; has represented Keene in the State Legis- 
lature, and bas held manv town offices. Issue (by 1st marriage): 
(1) Daniel Adams 8 (Briggs)' b. Feb. 21, 1847; d. May 26, 1847; (2) 
William Adams 8 (Briggs), b. July 31, 1848; received a musical edu- 
cation in Germany; is now (1884) prof, of music at Montpelier, Vt.; 
m. Amelia Whitney, an accomplished public singer. 
V. Elizabeth Stiles 1 (Briggs), b. Aug. , 1819; m. 1857, Rev. Darius Jones; 

she died at Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 14, 1872; no children. 

VI. Mary L. 1 (Briggs), b. Dec. 13, 1821; d. at Antrim, N. H., Oct. 29, 1886. 

VII. Joseph Warren 1 (Briggs), b. July 13, 1823; m. (1) Mary Colony of 

Keene; m. (2) Mary Berry; res. (1885) at Chicago, 111.; no children. 

VIII. Sarah Woods 1 (Briggs), b. Oct. 4, 1825; d. at Boston, Mass., July 10,1873. 



316 Stiles Genealogy. 

dam, JS". Y., where she d. "about 1854. 

135. iii. Polly 6 (Briggs), b. Apr. 22, 1792; d. July, 

1795. 

136. iv. Sally 6 (Briggs), b. Oct. 27, 1794; d. July, 

1795. 

137. v. Mary 6 (Briggs), b. July 6, 1796; m. at 

Keene, N. H., Nov. 20, 1817 (by Kev. 
Mr. Oliphant), Bela 6 Paul (b. at Taunton, 
Mass., Aug. 21, 1792), son of Jeremiah 6 
(Seth 4 , Benjamin 3 , Benjamin 2 , William 1 ) 
and Jane (Strobridge) Paul, of Taunton. 
He d. at Windsor, Yt., Apr. 7, 1863. 
Mrs. Mary (Briggs) Paul d. at Barnard, 
Vt., May 3, 184L. Issue.f 

* Descendants of James and Betsey 6 (Briggs) Nutt of Amsterdam, N. Y. 
Children: 

I. Elizabeth Ann 7 (Nutt), b. Nov. 13, 1809; deceased. 
IT. Mary Jane 1 (Nutt), b. Feb. 7, 1813; deceased. 

III. William Henry 1 (Nutt), b. Nov. 15, 1815; d. March 24, 1877; m. 

. Issue: 

i. Mary F. 8 (Nutt); m. Mr. Orenduff; res. (1885) at Amsterdam, 
N. Y. ; has 7 children, of whom the eldest is 22 yrs. old. 



iv. °. 

v. Jessie 8 (Nutt); m. Jacob Frohlich; res. Amsterdam, N. Y. Issue 
(1) Charles 9 (Frohlich) ; 11 yrs. old (1885); (2)' Jacob 9 (Frohlich) ; 
6 yrs. old (1885). 
IV. James Eliphalet 1 (Nutt), b. March 9, 1819; deceased. 
V. Francis Lafayette 1 (Nutt), b. Oct. 12, 1825. 

f Descendants of Bela and Mary 6 (Briggs) Paul, who were married at Keene, 

N. H., Nov. 20, 1817. Children: 

I. Julius Barton 1 (Paul), b. at Keene, N. EL, Aug. 15, 1818. He enlisted 
Oct. 12, 1861, in Co. (i, 5th Regt. N. H. Vols. At the battle of 
Fredericksburg, Va. , he received a wound in the leg which pre- 
vented further active service, and from the effects of which he 
suffered to the end of his life. He was transferred to the Veteran 
Reserve Corps July 1, 1863, where he served to the end of the 
war. He was in 11 battles. His superior officer said of him, " He 
was a brave and faithful soldier." He d. at Windsor, Vt., July 3, 
1875; was unm. 
II. William Patterson 1 (Paul), b. Dec. 18, 1824, at Hanover, N. H. ; grad. 
1848, at Norwich University, and soon after went south. He spent 
several years in Ky., where he was successively engaged in teach- 
ing, farming, clerking, etc. In 1849 he went to Nashville, Tenn., 
and there m. Mch. 2, 1854, Lucy H. (dau. of John) Mcintosh, a 

, 'I cotton-planter of Nashville. She d. at Memphis, Tenn., May 2, 



Massachusetts Family. 317 

138. vi. John W. 6 (Briggs), b. Feb. 3, 1799; m. 

Sally (b. Aug., 1799), dau. of Silas and 

1857. In June, 1861, he entered the Confederate army. After the 
battle of Shiloli he was promoted from 1st Lieut, to Regimental 
Quartermaster, " which position he filled with distinguished credit 
to himself," until the close of the war. He d. of yellow fever at 
Memphis, Tenn., Sept. 8, 1878. Issue: 
i. Sallie Taylor 8 (Paul), b. May 7, 1855; d. at Nashville, Tenn., 

May 20, 1865. 
ii. William Bela* (Paul), b. Apr., 1857; m. 1878 or '79, India (dau. of 

John) Sturdivant; res. Nashville, Tenn. Issue: (1) William 9 

(Paul), b. Feb. 7, 1882; d. Oct. 25, 1883; (2) d. 9 young; (3) John 

Mcintosh 9 (Paul), b. Nov. 22, 1888. 
III. Mary Stiles 1 (Paul), wasb. at Hanover, N. H., Jan. 26, 1830, her parents 
having shortly before removed to H. from xsorwich, Vt. (on the 
opposite bank of the Conn, river), after having lost by fire all their 
worldly possessions. In 1831 they removed to Woodstock Green, 
Vt., and remained there until 1840, when they went to Barnard, 
Vt., where in May, 1841, the mother died. Up to this time Mary 
had attended school constantly, her parents feeling that a good 
education was all that they could hope to bestow on their chil- 
dren; but on her mother's death the home was broken up, the 
state of her father's health making it impossible for him to keep 
his family together, and the two younger children, Mary and her 
brother Henry, were " put out " to earn their board. During the 
next four years Mary received more or less schooling, but in the 
fall of 1845 she was sent to Lowell to work in a cotton mill. 
She remained there about three years, when she went to Clare- 
mont, N. H., and attended a private school for three terms. 
After this she learned the trade of vest-maker at Claremont, hav- 
ing found factory life too hard and confining. She worked at 
vest-making several years, but was finally obliged to give up 
sewing altogether on account of failing health. In the spring of 
1854 she was persuaded to join some friends who were about to try 
the experiment of living at the North American Phalanx, a joint- 
stock association in Monmouth Co., N. J., then in a prosperous 
condition. She remained there until Oct., 1855, when the asso- 
ciation was dissolved, after 13 years or more of successful exist- 
ence. 

Miss P. was in full sympathy with the objects of the associa- 
tion, and shared the regret and disappointment of the members and 
friends at its extinction. She will ever look back on the 18 months 
spent at the " N. A. P." as one of the most delightful periods of her 
life. In Oct., 1855, she returned to New Eng. ; was m. Oct. 7, 1857, 
to Isaac Orr (b. at Francestown, N. H., June 19, 1831), son of Isaac 
and Betsey (Tracy) Guild of Lowell, Mass. Mr. Guild was then and 
for many years subsequently, a manufacturer of monuments and 
gravestones at Lynn, Mass., where they have since resided; he is 
now (1890) in the employ of the Tiffany Glass Co., No. 8 Beacon 
st., Boston, Mass. 

Mrs. Guild has always been warmly interested in the various re- 
forms of the day. She was an abolitionist when the name was con- 



318 Stiles Genealogy. 

Priscilla Angier, of Alstead, 1ST. H. She 
d. at Nunda, N. Y., June 30, 1861. He 
d. at Delavan, Wis., May 9, 1 874. Issue* 

sidered a reproach ; a believer in Theodore Parker and his doctrines 
when both were unpopular; and is now as she has always been, a 
firm advocate of the equality of the sexes. She has never aspired 
to literary fame, although for a good many years writing has been 
about the only employment she has been able to pursue. Be- 
sides preparing the genealogies of the Mass. and Dover, N. H., 
Stiles Families, she is publishing a genealogy of the Stro- 
bridge and Strawbridge Families; also one of a small branch of 
the Morrison Family, never before traced. Through her re- 
searches she has determined her own descent from the following 
early emigrants to this country. Maternal line: Reginald Foster, 
George Blake, Robert Eames, Robert Stiles, John Frye, John 
Burbank, William Hartwell, Ralph Houghton, Thomas Wilder, 
Richard Sanger, Richard Cutter, Robert Reynolds and Richard 
Briggs. Paternal line : John Richmond, William Paul, John 
French, John Andrews, Edmund Jackson, William Strobridge, 
Sarah Montgomery. Issue: 

i. Irving Tracy 8 (Guild), b. at Lynn, Mass., Dec. 30, 1860; was for 
several years clerk of the School of Drawing and Painting at 
the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Mass. ; is now (1890) associate 
editor and publisher of the Technology Architectural Review, 
Boston, Mass. ; unm. ; res. with his parents, 
ii. Sydney Paul 8 (Guild), b. at Lynn, Aug. 31, 1862, "recruiting 
Sunday;" artist in stained glass for the Tiffany Glass Co., 
Boston, Mass.; resides with his parents; unm. 
IV. Henry Strobridge 1 (Paul), b. at Woodstock, Vt., Nov. 26, 1831; m. 
Jan. 12, 1859, Mercy Maroa (dau. of Charles and Mary [Fletcher]). 
Wakefield of Unity, N. H. He is a machinest; res. Windsor, Vt 
Issue: 

i. Mary Briggs 8 (Paul), b. at Windsor, Vt., Oct. 8, 1861; is an en- 
thusiastic genealogist, 
ii. Charles Wakefield 8 (Paul), b. at W. Oct. 19, 1863; is a book- 
keeper at Windsor. 

*Descendants of John Wm. 6 and Sally (Angier) Briggs. Children: 
I. John Gilman 1 (Briggs), b. at Keene, N. H., Apr. 19, 1825; d. at 

Nunda, N. Y., Nov. 4, 1843. 
II. George Herrick 7 (Briggs), b. at K., June 3, 1827; m. Sept., 1856, He- 
lena Chamberlain. He graduated at Union Med. Coll., Buffalo, 
N. Y., in 1862; the same year was commissioned Asst. Surgeon in 
the 18th Regt. Wis. Vols. At the end of the 2d year was obliged 
to resign on account of ill health. For 9 years he was physician to 
the Institution for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb, located at 
Delevan, Wis. Is now (1883) a practicing physician and druggist 
at Delevan. Issue: 

i. Charles A. 8 (Briggs), b. Mch 11, 1859. 
ii. Helen E. 8 (Briggs), b. May 9, 1861. 
iii. George L. 8 (Briggs), b. Jan. 23, 1866. 
iv. Mary L. 8 (Briggs;, b. May, 1871. 



Massachusetts Family. 319 

139. vii. Warren Stiles 6 (Briggs), b. June 23, 1801; 

m. Eliza Barnett, b. at Walpole, ]ST. EL, 
Aug. 2, 1802; d. at Keene, Sept. 13, 1881. 
He d. at K., Mch. 17, 1848. Issue* 

140. viii. Lyman 6 (Briggs), b. May 15, 1803; m. Nov. 

11, 1829, Ann Mary Stebbins, b. at Wil- 
liamstowu, Yt., Mch. 31, 1809; d. at 
Cambridgeport, Mass., Jan. 20, 1877. 
They resided for many years at Mont- 
pelier, Vt., where Mr. B. held the offices 
of town clerk and register for a long 
period. He d. at Detroit, Mich., Apr. 11, 
1868. Issue.f 

v. Edward C. 8 (Briggs), b. Nov., 1872. 

III. Sarah Priscilla 7 (Briggs), b. Dec. 2, 1829; res. with her bro. at Dele- 

van, Wis.; unm, 

IV. Mary' (Briggs) ), „, .„ 1835 ( d. Apr., 1835. 
V. Martha' (Briggs) \ b " * eb - 1J > lbd0 ' { d. July 3, 1849. 

VI. Edward Angier 7 (Briggs), b. at Portage, N. Y., Sept., 1840; m. Dec. 
15, 1863, Mary E. Hale (b. Aug. 2, 1847) of Norwich, N. T. ; is a 
furniture dealer; res. at Bath, N. Y. Issue: 
i. John W. 8 (Briggs), b. at Delevan, Wis., Dec. 5, 1875. 

*Warren Stiles 6 (Briggs), and Eliza (Barnett) Briggs, his wife, had chil- 
dren: 

I. Frances Eliza 7 (Briggs), b. June 19, 1834; m. Alexander Grimes, mer- 
chant, of Keene, N. H. Issue : 
i. Sophronia Eliza 8 (Grimes), b. July 9, 1863; m. in Keene, N. H., 

Oct. 30, 1889, Wm. H. Cross, of K. 
ii. Mary 8 (Grimes), b. Feb. 26, 1867; d. 1870. 
II. Lewis Lindall 7 (Briggs), b. Mch. 6, 1836; d. Apr. 28, 1862. 

III. Sophronia Jane 7 (Briggs), b. Mch. 28, 1838; d. Aug. 15, 1863. 

IV. George Warren 7 (Briggs), b. Mch. 7, 1841; d. Dec. 10, 1869. 

V. Charles Henry 7 (Briggs), b. June 20, 1843; res. (1883) at Walpole, 
N. H. ; unm. 

f Descendants of Lyman 6 and Ann Mary (Stebbins) Briggs. Children: 
I. Lyman Carroll 7 (Briggs), b. Sept. 14, 1880; m. (1) Sept. 28, 1855, at 
Portland, Me. , Harriet Messer (b. at Colebrook, N. H . , Feb. 24, 
1839; d. at Roxbury, Mass., Aug. 31, 1881); m. (2)1884, Miss S.E. 
(dau. of D. W.) Foster. He was a merchant in Boston; d. at Hotel 
Oxford, Boston, Mch. 30, 1886. Issue: 
i. Mary Grace 8 (Briggs), b. June 25, 1857; m. June 5, 1883, William 

H. Millikin, of Roxbury, Mass. 
ii. Annie Messer 8 (Briggs), b. Oct. 19, 1859; m. Dec. 10, 1884; J. 

Howard Hasbrouck, of Boston, 
iii. Fred. Messer 8 (Briggs), b. Dec. 30, 1861; was drowned June 29, 

1878, at Topsham, Me., where he was attending school, 
iv. Susie Chamberlain 8 (Briggs), b. May 21, 1865; d. at Portland, 
Me., June 26, 1868. 



320 Stiles Genealogy. 

141. ix. Joseph Gilraan" (Briggs), b. June 10, 1805 ; 

m. Feb. 1, 1827, Abigail (dau. of Elijah 
and Sally [Brown] Woods, b. June 24, 
1803; she is living (1885) with a dau. at 
Adrian, Mich. Mr. B. d. at Olaremont, 
N. H., Dec. 12, 1876. Issue.* 

v. Arthur Carroll 8 (Briggs), b. July 19, 1870. 
II. Ellen Mary 1 (Briggs), b. Feb. 22, 1833; m. Haven N. Cook, farmer, of 
Wakefield, N. H. ; no children. 

III. Lauretta Willard 1 (Briggs), b. Mch. 9, 1838; d. at Montpelier, Vt., 

Jan. 4, 1841. 

IV. Harlan Page 7 (Briggs), b. Oct. 29, 1840; m. Clara Miller, at Bliss- 

field, Mich. Issue : 

i. Paul Harlan 8 , b. Aug. 17, 1879. 

V. Infant son 1 , b. and d. Dec. 29, 1844. 

VI. Cortland Bliss 7 (Briggs), b. Nov. 11, 1847; d. Aug. 17, 1848. 
*Descendants of Joseph Oilman 6 and Abigail (Woods) Briggs: 

Children: 

I. William Henry 1 (Briggs), b. at Montpelier, Vt., Sept. 22, 1827; m. 
Augusta Anderson of Boston; res. (1884) at Cambridgeport, Mass. 
Issue: 

i. Charles Oilman 8 (Briggs), b. May 31, 1854; was killed by a fall- 
ing tree at Charlestown, N. H.,Nov. 19, 1867. 
ii. Anna Pearl 8 (Briggs), a twin, b. at Boston, Jan. 10, 1856; d. at 

Claremont, N. H., Aug. 25, 1857. 
iii. Ida Augusta 8 (Briggs), a twin, b. at Boston, Jan. 10, 1856; d. at 

Cambridgeport, Mass., Sept. 30, 1877. 
iv. Guy Langdon 8 (Briggs), b. at Boston, March 31, 1860; d. at Clare- 
mont, N. H., July 23, 1861. 

II. Joseph Oilman 1 (Briggs), b. March 26, 1830; m. Oct. 12, 1852; Ellen 

(dau. of Euoch H. and Lydia [Fitch]) West of Charlestown, N. H.; 
she b. July 27, 1831. Mr. B. has been for years quite noted as 
a hotel manager, in Washington, D. O, New York city, and other 
places; res. (1884) at Charlestown, N. H. ; no children. 

III. Juliette E. 1 (Briggs), b. Nov. 13, 1831; d. April 13, 1832. 

IV. Sarah Louisa 1 (Briggs), b. Feb. 25, 1833; m. Oct. 24, 1853, Francis R. 

Stebbins, furniture dealer, of Adrian, Mich., where they still 

reside. Issue (b. at Adrian, Mich.): 

i. Lilla L. 8 (Stebbins) b. Nov. 1, 1854; m. Edwin J. Pierce; res. 

(1884) at Cambridgeport, Mass. Issue (1) Thomas* (Pierce), b. 

May 11, 1882; (2) 9 , b. 1883; (3) 9 , b. ; Mrs. Lilla 

L. (Stebbins) Pierce, d. at her home in Hingham, Mass., Sept. 

27, 1890; deeply mourned by a large circle of loving friends. 
ii. Fred. Briggs 8 (Stebbins), b. Oct. 5, 1856; is a student of nat. 

history and archaeology, with a strong genealogical bent; res. 

(1884) with his parents at Adrian, Mich, 
iii. Edwin Joseph 8 (Stebbins), b. Sept. 24, 1868. 

V. Charles Lyman 1 (Briggs), b. Jan. 13, 1835; m. Maria Hall Tripler; 

res. at New York city. 
VI. Samuel Edgar 1 (Briggs), b. Oct. 9, 1836; m. (1) Dec. 15, 1865, at Los 
Angeles, Cal., Mary Hoover; m. (2) ; 2 child. 



Massachusetts Family. 321 

142. x. Charles Henry 8 (Briggs), b. Jan. 8, 1809 ; d. 

unm. at Keene, N. H., in 1868. 

143. II. Jeremiah 5 Jr., b. May 21, 1771; m. Abigail 

Bridge. Family 23. 

144. III. Joseph 5 , b. July 5, 1773 ; m. Sarah Jane Pierce 

and Nancy Datton. Family 24. 

145. IY. John William 5 , b. Feb. 22, 1777 ; m. Mary Mac- 

carty. Family 25. 

146. V. Mary 5 , b. Apr. 16 ; d. Apr. 17, 1781, sd. 1 day. 



Family 10. 

147. John 4 Stiles [57] (Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Kobert 1 ), was born 
at Lunenburg, Mass., July 27, 1749; m. July 5, 1770, at Lu- 
nenburg, by Edward Hartwell, Esq. [his grandfather], Keziah 
Divoll of L. He was a carpenter by trade. 

It has been found that this John Stiles was living in Temple,* 
N. H. (in the north part of the town), in 1775, '76 and '77, and 
we copy his military record from Blood's Hist, of Ternple, as 
follows : 

" John Stiles was one of a company of 56 men who marched 
from Temple on the ' Lexington Alarm,' April 19, 1775. [Only 
46 of the men went to Cambridge — John Stiles of the number ; 

VII. Frederick Augustus 1 (Briggs), b. Sept. 9, 1838, at Charlestown, N. 
H.; m. Sept. 15, 1862, Juliette K. Cowles, of Claremont, N. H.; 
res. at Claremont. Mr. B. is engaged in writing a history of the 
town of Claremont. Issue (all, excepting one, born at Claremont): 
i. Abbie Louisa 8 (Briggs), b. April 16, 1863. 
ii. Fred. A. 8 (Briggs), b. Aug. 8, 1864. 
iii. Mary Eebecca 8 (Briggs), b. March 27, 1866. 
iv. Joseph Albert 8 (Briggs), b. Dec. 24, 1867. 
v. Juliette Augusta 8 (Briggs), b. Oct. 29, 1869. 
vi. Sarah Eunice 8 (Briggs), b. Aug. 30, 1872. 
vii. Kobert Percival 8 (Briggs), b. Oct. 2, 1875, at New York city, 
viii. Lilla Stebbins 8 (Briggs), b. June 19, 1877. 
ix. Justina Adeline 8 (Briggs), b. Feb. 26, 1879. 
x. Emily Victoria 8 (Briggs), b. May 23, 1884. 
VIII. Abba 7 (Briggs), b. April 10, 1841; m. Sept. 3, 1859; Stephen Batch- 
elder, merchant, and Town Clerk of Fitzwilliam, N. H. Issue: 
i. Fanny 8 (Batchelder). 
IX. Mary Elizabeth' 1 (Briggs), b. Nov. 24, 1844; m. May 2, 1870, George 
W. Merrifleld of Claremont, N. H.; she d. at Cambridgeport, 
Mass., May 9, 1876; no children. 

*This is not the John Stiles who d. at Brandon, Vt., July 27, 1812, 
although it was thought at one time that he was the same man. 

41 



322 Stiles Genealogy. 

the other 10 men went part of the way and turned back.] His 
party was absent 11 days (p. 97). 

" At a special census of the Town of Temple taken Oct. 28, 
1775, John Stiles had in his family : One male under 16 years 
of age ; one male between the ages of 16 and 50, and 4 females. 
He was also the owner of a gun and half a pound of powder 

(p. ioi)- 

" In 1776 John Stiles signed the ' Association Test,' which 
contained the following clause : ' We, the subscribers, do hereby 
solemnly profess our entire willingness at the Bisque of our 
Lives and Fortunes, with Arms, to oppose the Hostile Attempts 
of the British Fleets and Armies against the United American 
Colonies whenever and to such a degree as such attempts of 
Britain may require ' (p. 105). 

" March 3, 1777, John Stiles was chosen one of a committee 
(consisting of nine persons) of inspection, correspondence and 
safety (p. 111). 

"June 30, 1777, he was one of 37 men in Capt. Drury's 
Company who marched to Ticonderoga (p. 114)." 

He was living at Keene, N. H., in 1785, according to the 
following from Salma Hale's " Annals of Keene" (p. 69) : 

" At a Town meeting held by adjournment on the 1st Feb. 
(1785), at the house of Mr. Balston, the pews in the meeting- 
house about to be erected were sold at auction to persons, &c, 
&c. : 

" John Stiles, £4 10. 10. 

" " "5 10. ." 

It is said that he moved about 1800 [probably 1802 is nearer 
the real date] from Rindge, N. H., to Waterford, Yt., where 
he died April 25, 1818, se. 69. 

Children : 

148. I. Prudence 5 , b. 1771 ; m. Marvin (b. 1770), son of 

Jonathan and Sarah (Marvin) Roy ce, 'who died 
at Walpole, N. H., July 22, 1841. They res. 
at Walpole. Mrs. Prudence (Stiles) Royce died 
June 15, 1843. Issue : 

149. i. Betsey 6 , b. Feb. 28, 1796 ; d. 1868 ; unm. 

150. ii. John S. 6 , b. July 16, 1798 ; m. Mary Brooks 

(born 1805), of Chester, Yt. Issue: (1) 
Marian 7 (Royce) ; m. Almarian Griggs ; 
4 children; (2) John J. 7 (Royce), b. 1826 ; 



Massachusetts Family. 323 

is a cattle-dealer at the west (1884); 
(3) Benjamin Brooks 7 (Royce); m. Nov. 
9, 1854, Jane Bixby ; res. Walpole, N. 
JEL; (4) Jasper 7 (Royce), b. 182S ; em- 
ployed in a factory; unm. 

151. iii. Jonathan 6 , b. May 3, 1800; dec'd. 

152. iv. George 6 , b. May 22, 1802; dec'd. 

153. v. Hiram 6 , b. June 17, 1804; d. Aug. 8, 1831. 

154. vi. Jeremiah 6 , b. Sept. 9, 1806; m. Harriet Simp- 

son of Boston, Mass.; one child living (1884) 
who m. Mr. Lawton, liquor agt., So. Boston, 
Mass. 

155. vii. Isaiah 6 , b. May 22, 1809; m. ; had 2 chil. 

156. viii. Susan R. 6 , b. Oct. 11, 1811; m. William Wat- 

kins (b. Feb. 6, 1813), of Walpole, K H., 
who d. Feb. 11, 1881. Issue: (1) Mary 
Ann 7 (Watkins), b. Aug. 13, 1834; m. 
Lucius B. Wright, machinist; res. Everett, 
Mass. Child: (a) Ella 8 (Wright), b. 1874; 
(2) Wallace 7 (Watkins), b. Feb. 16, 1838; d. 
Apr. 15, 1839; (3) Frederick 7 (Watkins), b. 
July 6, 1841; m. Mary Ball, of Alstead, K 
H. He is an operative in a cotton mill. 
Children: (a^i Bell 8 (Watkins), b. ab't 1868; 
(b) Alice 8 (Watkins), b. ab't 1870; (4) War- 
ren F. 7 (Watkins), b. Sept. 21, 1843; is a 
locomotive engineer; m. Nellie Davis; res. 
Walpole, N. H.; (5) William 7 (Watkins) Jr., 
b. Aug. 18, 1846; d. Dec. 2, 1866; (6) Jen- 
nie A. 7 (Watkins), b. June 15, 1849; m. 
Charles Ohickering ; farmer of Westmore- 
land, 1ST. H. Issue: (a) Ethel J. 8 (dicker- 
ing), b. 1874; (b) Leon 8 C. (Chickering), b. 
1880; (7)Elbridge S. 7 (Watkins), b.'July 
9, 1852; d. Mch. 11, 1853. 

157. II. Hannah 5 , b. Apr. 8, 1773; d. unm. at Swanzey, K 

H. since 1857. 

158. III. John 5 , b. Dec. 11, 1774; m. Annie Hill. Family 

26. 

159. IV. Nahum 5 , b. Jan. 18, 1777; m. Lois Pierce. Fam- 

ily 27. 



324: Stiles. Genealogy. 

160. V. Keziah 5 , b. Jan. 6, 1779; d. unm. at Keene, K H. 

161. VI. Phebe 5 , b. May 20, 1780; m. Cyrus Haryey of 

Surry, N. H. It is said that descendants of theirs 
were living not many years ago at Colosse, ~N. V. 

162. VII. Lewis 5 , b. Sept. 7, 1783; m. Hannah Wilder. 

Family 28. 

163. VIII. Betsey 5 , b. June 11, 1786; m. in Keene, K H., 

Thomas (b. Jan. 4, 1777), son of Joshua Cheever 
and Lydia (Stearns) Fowler of Lunenburg, 
Mass., Jan. 29, 1801, he being then of Surry, N. 
H. They res. at Grantham, N. H., where Mrs. 
Betsey (Stiles) Fowler d. Aug. 16, 1863 (Fow- 
ler Geneal., pp. 101, 146). Issue: 

164. i. Harriet Elizabeth 6 , b. Apr. 9, 1802, at St. 

Johnsbury, Vt.; m. (1) Daniel Abbott ; (2) 
Mr. Gree'ly. She d. in New London, N. H., 
Apr. 8, 1868; had 5 chil. by her 1st marriage. 

165. ii. Henry Stiles 6 , b. Oct. 4, 1803, at St. J.; m. 

May 10, 1838, Mariah (dan. of Aaron and 
Hannah [Heath] ) Quimby, of Springfield, N. 
H.; sheb. Aug. 6,1813 ; they res. in Lowell, 
Mass., where "Mr. F. d. July 3, 1862. His 
widow was living in 1883 at Dracut, Mass. 
Issue.* 

166. iii. Lewis 6 , b. Jan. 1, 1805, at St. J.; m. Oct. 15, 

1829, Fanny Howard (b. Dec. 20, 1807, at 
Warwick, Mass). They res. for many years 

*Descendants of Henry Stiles 6 Fowler, and his wife, Mariah (Quimby) 
Fowler: 
Children (b. in Lowell, Mass.): 
I. Lizette Stiles 1 (Fowler), b. July 28, 1839; m. (1) Daniel V. Webster 

of Dracut, Mass. ; 2 chil. ; res. (1878) Dracut, Mass. 
II. Henry C. 7 (Fowler), b. Sept. 22, 1840; m. (1) Lottie Nichols, of 
Derby, Vt. ; m. (2) Jenny Curby, of Alton, Me. ; res. Dracut, Mass. 

III. Rosette Mariah 7 (Fowler), b. Nov. 11, 1841; m. Charles Q. Merrill, 

of Lawrence, Mass.; 2 chil.; res. (1880) at Lawrence, Mass. 

IV. Frances Adelaide 7 (Fowler), b. Apr. 24, 1843; m. Dec. 25, 1865, Benj. 

Franklin Sanborn, of Laconia, N. H. She d. at Lowell, Mass., 
Feb. 11, 1872. 
V. George Lewis 7 (Fowler), b. July 1, 1845; in. Apr. 30 1868, Artie M. 
(dau. of Hugh and Caroline) Baker of Lowell, Mass. (b. in Wood- 
stock, N. B., June 8, 1848); 4 chil. 
VI. James Polk 7 (Fowler), b. Apr. 18, 1847; m. Dec. 23, 1867, Emma 
Martena, dau. of Alonzo B. and Caroline (Hubbard) Wells (b. at 
Port Kent, Essex Co., N. Y., Mch. 24, 1853). 



Massachusetts Family. 325 

at Norwich, Yt. At the time of his death, 
1879, the family res. at North Yernon, Ind., 
and there in 1883 his widow was living with 
a dau. Issue (all b. at Norwich, Yt.).* 

167. iv. Phebe Stearns 6 , b. Nov. 27, 1806; m. Aug. 

12, 1834, Mr. Jameson. She d. Aug. 30, 
1855, at Claremont, N. H.; 3 chil. 

168. v. Ira 6 , b. Aug. 27, 1809; d. Mch. 25, 1838; unm. 

169. vi. Lydia Stiles 6 , b. Feb. 6, 1813, at Thetford, Yt.; 

m. Oct. 24, 1837, George W. Emerson. 
she d. at Claremont, N. H., Nov. 5, 1860. 
Mr. E. served 3 years in Co. F, 3rd Keg't. 
N. H. Yols., during the late war. They 
had 6 chil., one of whom, Geo. EL. served 3 
years as a soldier in Co. B, 4th Reg't. N. H. 
Yols., part of the time as Corp. He d. at 
Cohoes, N. Y., Mch. 18, 1865. 

170. vii. Horatio 6 , b. Jan. 29, 1815; d. Feb. 22, 1820. 

171. viii. John Chever 6 , b. Dec. 25, 1816, at Fairlee, 

Yt.; m. Oct. 5, 1847, Martha Jane (dau. of 
John and Patty [Cheney]) Morse (b. in 
Newbury, N. H., Aug. i5, 1827). He d. 
at Newbury, Feb. 7, 1881. Issue.f 

*Descendants of Lewis 6 and Fanny (Howard) Fowler. 
Children (all b. in Norwich, Vt.): 

I. Elvira H. 7 (Fowler), b. Aug. 5, 1830; m. Dec. 15, 1848, N. A. Piper. 

II. Frances E. 7 (Fowler), b. Sept. 20, 1832; d. Dec. 29, 1853. 

III. Eunice L. 7 (Fowler), b. Dec. 8, 1834; m. Sept. 28, 1856, D. T. Corbin. 

Shed. Mch. 9, 1857. 

IV. John Greenleaf 7 (Fowler), b. Mch. 28, 1837; m. Nov. 24, 1867, Sarah 

V. Laura A. 1 (Fowler), b. Dec. 31, 1840; d. Feb. 15, 1842. 
VI. Caroline A. 7 (Fowler), b. May 1, 1842; m. Sept. 18, 1861, W. Scott 

Hazen; 1 child. 
VII. Lewis H. 7 (Fowler), b. July 24, 1844; m. Mary Sawyer, of Vincennes, 
Ind. 
VIII. Celia 7 (Fowler), b. July 10, 1847; d. Sept. 18, 1849. 
IX. Alice L. 7 (Fowler), b. May 17, 1850; m. Oct. 4, 1863, David T. Dun- 
ham. 

X. Florence Pearl 7 (Fowler), b. May 27, 1853; m. ; res. with her 

mother, at North Vernon, Ind. 
f Descendants of John Chever 6 Fowler and his wife, Martha Jane (Morse) 
Fowler: 

Children (b. in South Newbury, N. H.): 
I. John Willis 7 (Fowler), b. Apr. 30, 1849 ; m. (1) July 4, 1876, Saloma 
B. Leach (b. Feb. 14, 1852,), who d. Aug. 26, 1876; m. (2) at Hen- 



326 - Stiles Genealogy. 

172. ix. Keziah D. 6 , b. Feb. 3, 1819; d. at Claremont, 

N. H., Aug. 6, 1857; iram. 

173. x. Joshua Horatio 6 , b. Oct. 11, 1820; m. Almedia 

A. Worthen of Palermo, Waldo Co., Me. 
She d. 187-, at St. Cloud, Minn. Issue.* 

174. xi. Nahum 6 , b. Jan. 8; d. June 5, 1822, at Nor- 

wich, Yt. 

175. xii. Hannah T. 6 , b. Mch. 12, 1823; m. June 28, 1842, 

Levi Adams. She d. at Swanzey, N. H., 
Aug. 25, 1850; bnr. at Keene, N. H.; 2 chil. 

176. xiii. Charlotte 6 , b. Oct. 5, 1824; m. Jan. 11, 

1846 ; John Dunbar. She d. at Con- 
cord, N. H., Apr. 15, 1856; 3 children. 

177. xiv. George Franklin 6 , b. Oct. 1, 1826, at Hart- 

ford, Vt.; in. Aug. 9, 1848, Mahala Jane, 
dau. of George and Polly (Morse) Mes- 
ser(b. at Newbury, N. H., Nov. 7, 1831); 
he d. Apr. 24, 1882, at Washington, N. 
H., where his widow still (1883) res. 
Issue.f 

niker, N. H., Feb. 12, 1879, Laura Etta Huntington (b. in Hen- 
niker, May 22, 1854). Issue: 
i. Dau. 8 , b. Dec. 12; d. Dec. 14, 1880. 
ii. Herbert E. 8 (Fowler), b. Jan. 1, 1882. 
II. Martha Amariah 1 (Fowler), b. Jan. 29, 1852; m. in Concord, N. H., 
Jan. 9, 1874, Benj. F. Gillingham; 2 chil. 

III. Charles Lawson 1 (Fowler), b. April 11, 1855; m. Aug. 13, 1878, Inez 

D. Nelson (b. in Sutton, N. H., Sept. 30, 1854). Issue: 
i. Carrie May 8 (Fowler), b. Jan. 30, 1880. 

IV. Arthur Horatio 1 (Fowler), b. Dec. 21, 1857; m. Sept. 21, 1881, Nettie 

J. Nelson. 
V. Elmer Orlando 7 (Fowler), b. Jan. 15, 1863. 
VI. Mary Jane 1 (Fowler), b. Dec. 3, 1864; d. Aug. 27, 1865. 

*Descendants of Joshua Horatio 6 Fowler and his wife, Almedia A (Worthin) 
Fowler: 
Children: 
I. George Franklin 1 (Fowler), b. and d. 1850. 
II. Georgiana 1 (Fowler), b. Feb. 1851; m. ; has 3 children. 

III. Willard C. 1 (Fowler), b. 1853. 

IV. Helen Mariah 1 (Fowler), b. and d. 1865. 
V. George S. 1 (Fowler), b. 

fDescendants of George Franklin 6 Fowler and his wife, Mahala Jane 
(Messer) Fowler: 
Children: 
I. Frank Alpheus 1 (Fowler), b. July 13, 1850, in Grantham, N. H. ; m. 
June 23, 1873, Mary Alice Hurd of Washington, N. H. 



Massachusetts Family. 327 

178. xv. David Gilman 9 , b. Dec. 30, 1828, in Hart- 

ford, Yt. ; m. (1) Lucinda R. Ronger, of 
Hollis, K H. ; m. (2) May 2, 1852, at 
Burlington, Yt., Lucy Fatten (b. Dec. 10, 
1831, at Croyden, K H.). Issue.* 

179. xvi. Joseph Pierce 6 , b. Feb. 22, 1832, at Hart- 

ford, Yt. ; m. (1) Sept. 13, 1854, Rosilla, 
dau. of Thomas and Eliza S. (Colby) 
Pillsbury (b. Mch. 23, 1833, at Croyden, 
N. H.) ; m. (2) Apr. 15, 1873, at Fella, 
Marion Co., Iowa, Betsey Hale. Issue 
(by 1st mar.): (1) Joseph Elwin 7 (Fowler), 
b. at Grantham, N. H., Apr. 7, 1867. 



Family 11. 

180. Enoch 4 Stiles [60] (Ephraim 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was 
b. March 4, 1745, either at Boxford or Andover, Mass.; bapt. 
March 10, 1745 {Boxford Records). He, and his twin brother, 
.Noah, removed from Andover, Mass., to Bridgeton, Me., in 
1771. He m. Abigail Kimball of Bridgeton, who d. about 
1800. He d. at B., Aug. 14, 1831, aged 87 years. 

II. Edwin Horatio 1 (Fowler), b. Oct. 20, 1856, in Newbury, N. H., grad. 

at Dartmouth Coll., 1878; m. Nov. 2, 1882, Mattie J. Crockett. 
III. George Pierce 1 (Fowler), b. Nov. 15, 1860, in Bradford, N. H.; m. 
1881, Carrie Bell Trow of Washington, N. H. 

*Descendants of David Gilman 6 Fowler and his 2d wife, Lucy (Patten) 
Fowler: 
Children: 
I. Horace Stiles 1 (Fowler), b. June 7, 1853. 
II. Nancy Maria 1 (Fowler), b. Sept. 11, 1855; m. Edson Melvin of War- 
ren, N. H. ; 2 chil. 

III. Calista Jane 1 (Fowler), b. Oct. 28, 1857. 

IV. John Cbever 1 (Fowler), b. Jan. 4, 1860. 

V. Nellie Etta 1 (Fowler), b. Feb. 10, 1862; d. June 4, 1864. 
VI. George Henry 1 (Fowler), b. Jan. 18, 1865; m. Ida B. Johnson; res. 
Newport, N. H. Issue: 
i. Arthur G. 8 , b. Feb. 8, 1887. 
ii. Leon 8 , b. May 27, 1888. 
iii. Celia Emma 8 , b. Oct. 29, 1889. 
VII. Martha Emma 1 (Fowler), b. April 19, 1867. 
VIII. Clara Belle 1 (Fowler), b. July 25, 1869. 
IX. Charles Edwin 1 (Fowler), b. Sept. 5. 1871. 
X. Lucy Pearl 1 (Fowler), b. March 8, 1874. 
XI. Henrietta Alice 1 (Fowler), b. Nov. 2, 1876. 



328 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children (it is said there were 13 children, but only 12 are 
given): 

181. I. Huldah 5 ; m. Joseph Barker and settled in Water- 

ford, Me. Issue : 

182. i. Osro 6 ; d. at sea. 

183. ii. Evelina 6 ; m. Stephen Rowe of New Glou- 

cester, Me. 

184. iii. Amander 6 ; m. Jane Clark of Burlington, 

Yt. 

185. iv. Almasa 6 ; m. Ephraim Hilton of New Glou- 

cester. 

186. v. Joseph 6 ; unm. 

187. vi. Eollin 6 ; unm.; is a lawyer and editor at 

Colebrook, N. H. 

188. vii. Albert 6 ; m. Miss Irish of Stowe, Me. 

189. viii. Lorinda 6 ; d. in infancy. 

190. II. Davis 5 , b. abt. 1776 ; m. Anna Phillips. Family 

29. 

191. III. Nabby 5 ; m. Mr. Ingalls and moved east ; a dau. of 

theirs m. Daniel (jrcutt, and res. at Fort Fair- 
field, Me. 

192. IY. Polly 5 ; m. Ahira Sampson of Harrison, Me. Issue : 

193. i. Asenath 6 ; res. at Worcester, Mass. ; unm. 

194. ii. Euth 6 ; d. young. 

195. iii. Susan 6 ; res. Worcester, Mass.; unm. 

196. iv. Christopher C. W. 6 

197. v. 6 . 

198. vi. 6 . 

199. vii. 6 . 

200. Y. Christopher C. W. 5 (Capt.) ; m. Mary A. Brown. 

Family 30. 

201. YI. Maria 5 ; unm. 

202. YII. Emeline 5 ; m. Daniel Wells, of Mercer, Me. 

203. YIII. Charles L. 5 ; d. young. 

204. IX. Ruth 5 ; m.. James Sampson ; settled in Parkman, 

Me., and Mr. S. was eventually elected to the 
State Legislature. They had several children. 

205. X. Lorinda 5 ; m. Mr. Seaver and settled in Bridgeton, 

Me. Issue : 

206. i. Abigail 6 ; m. Joshua Stone ; res. (1886) at 

Bridgeton, Me. 



Massachusetts Family. 329 

207. ii. Amasa 6 ; m. and lived in Lawrence, Mass.; 

had a son, R. A. 7 (Seaver). 

208. iii. Lucinda 6 ; m. Henry Daniels; res. (1886) 

in Boston, Mass. 

209. iv. Mary 6 ; unm. 

210. XI. Enoch 5 ; b. Oct. 26, 1796 ; m. Edna Dolloff and 

Mrs. Maria Needham. Family 31. 

211. XII. Eunice 5 ; b. Aug. 25, 1798; m. (by Rev. Nathan 

Church) at Bridgeton, Dec. 23, 1816, John Dol- 
loff, of Ruinford, Me. She d. Sept. 10, 1864. 
Issue : 

212. i. James M. 6 ; b. Sept. 25, 1817; m. July 25, 

1840, Sarah L. Gleason, of Mexico, Me.* 
Issue: (1) Oscar F. 7 (Dolloff), a farmer ; 
res. (1886) No. Yarmouth, Me.; m. Abby 
Curtis, of Rumford ; 6 chil.; (2) Cuvier A. 7 
(Dolloff) ; d. sd. 19 ; (3) Lucetta M. 7 (Dol- 
loff) ; m. W. Brackett, of Dixfield, Me.; 
1 son ; (4) Ronello C. 7 (Dolloff) ; m. Su- 
sanna Glover, of Rumford Centre, Me.; 
is a blacksmith and postmaster; 9 chil.; 
(5) Quincy EL 7 (Dolloff) ; d. young ; (6) 
Francella F. 7 (Dolloff) ; m. Orison Gam- 
mon, of Canton, Me.; she d. Oct. 22, 
1871; (7) Sarah F.' (Dolloff) ; unm.; 
(8) Georgia E. 7 (Dolloff) ; d. Sept. 30, 
1874 ; (9) Frank M. 7 (Dolloff) ; m. Cora 
Boston, of North Yarmouth, Me. 

213. ii. Roxanna 6 ; b. Mch. 11, 1819; m. Oct. 3, 

1852, John C. French, the Pioneer 

* James M. Dolloff commenced, business in 1839 at Mexico, Me., as a 
trader and hotel-keeper; was selectman in 1842. In May, 1843, lie was one 
of a party formed for the joint survey of Maine and Mass., locating a road, 
from Presque Isle, Me., to St. John, N. B., under Road Agent John Rol- 
lins. The party got short of provisions and were put on an allowance. It 
is related that one of the company was very sick at the time, but when the 
man with the provisions appeared, in sight he was as well as any one. Mr. 
D. rem. to Rumford, Me., in 1844, and remained there in the hotel busi- 
ness until May, 1875, when he was burnt out. He was postmaster at Rum- 
ford Centre, under Polk, Pierce and Buchanan, also deputy sheriff for sev- 
eral years, and was treasurer and collector several years in succession. His 
w. d. Jan. 18, 1873; he m. (2) Mrs. Sarah (Small) Webster, of Gray, Me. 
They res. (1886) at No. Yarmouth, Me., where Mr. D. is mail carrier. 

42 



330 Stiles Genealogy. 

Farmer of Galesville, Trempeleau Co., 
Wis. Issue : (1) Ella L. 7 (French), who 
filled the chair of mathematics at the uni- 
versity at Galesville for several years ; 
(2) George 7 (French), who is in the hard- 
ware business at Hammond, St. Croix Co., 
Wis.; (3) 7 ; d. young. 

214. iii. Laura A. 6 ; b. July 21, 1823. In Oct., 1844, 

she went to Lowell, Mass., to work in a 
cotton factory. She was employed over 
3 yrs. on the Merrimac and 8 yrs. on the 
Hamilton Corporation at " dressing," with 
the exception of about a year at the 
Female Seminary at Newburg, N. Y., 
where she received lessons upon the piano 
and. taught embroidery. She was m. in 
Lawrence, Mass., July 3, 1851, to Luther 
R. Dresser, of Georgetown, Mass., who 
d. Sept. 10, 1860. After Mr. D.'s death 
she kept house for her mother until the 
latter's death (Sept. 10, 1864), when she 
became housekeeper for B. F. Kidder, 
Esq., of North Gray, Me., which position 
she has held until the present time (1886). 
[Mrs. Dresser, who was in feeble health 
at the time, took great pains to obtain and 
forward the records of her mother's 
family.] 

215. iv. Miriam H. 6 , b. Oct. 15, 1828 ; m. July 16, 

1849, Guy C. Mills, a machinist; res. 
(1886) at Nashua, N. H. Issue: (1) 
Charles M. 7 (Mills); m. and res. at Worces- 
ter, Mass. ; a machinist and supt. of fire 
alarms ; (2) Ellen A. 7 (Mills) ; unm. ; (3) 
Emma J. 7 (Mills); m. Benj. Otis of 
Nashua, N. H. ; (4) Jennie 7 (Mills) ; died 
young ; (5) Bell 7 (Mills) ; died young. 

216. v. Eunice L. 6 , b. Sept. 13, 1834 ; was a school- 

teacher before her mar. to Hon. George 
Blake of Upper Gloucester, Me. ; she d. 
at New Gloucester, Me., Feb. 14, 1877, of 



Massachusetts Family. 331 

pneumonia. Issue : Eva E. 7 (Blake) ; in. 
Dr. .Nathaniel Marshall of Hebron, Me. ; 
res. (1886) in Gorham, Me. ; (2) Herbert 
E. 7 (Blake); m. Lou Holmes of Upper 
Gloucester, where they now (1886) reside. 
Mr. B. is of the firm " Blake & Son ; " (3) 
Roscoe J. 7 (Blake) ; d. young ; (4) Orra 
Y. 7 (Blake). Hon. Geo. Blake m. (2) 
Mrs. Ann (Stiles) Hill of Gray, Me., dau. 
of Stephen C. Stiles (Fam. 76) of Gray. 
217. vi. Estelle Y. 6 , b. Dec. 14, 1839 ; m. Freedom 

S. Stinchfield of New Gloucester, Me., 
where they now (1886) reside. Issue : 
(1) Oscar C. 7 (Stinchfield); (2) Clarence 
E.' 7 (Stinchfield). 



Family 12. 

218. Noah 4 Stiles [61] (Ephraim 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was 
probably born at Boxford, Mass., March 4, 1745 ; bapt. March 
10, 1745 ; m. " when of Andover " Lydia Curtis, June 16, 
1772; they received the church covenant July 18, 1773 (Box- 
ford Records). 

In Ridlon's "Early Settlers of Harrison, Me.," page 117, we 
find the following : " Enoch and Noah Stiles came from And- 
over, Mass., and settled in Bridgeton in 1771. [This was be- 
fore his marriage, and it is hardly probable that he settled at 
B. permanently until after 1773.] Noah sold his farm in 
Bridgeton in 1800, and moved to that part of Otisfield that is 
now Harrison. His farm was on No. 12, in Range 8, in the 
north end of the town. His son Stephen settled on lot No. 11 
adjoining his father's land. Noah had 5 children — 3 sons 
and 2 daus. in 1794. * * * Descendants live on the home- 
stead farm in Harrison." 

Children : 

219. I. Stephen 5 , b. Dec. 28, 1772 [at Boxford, so say his 

descendants] ; bapt. July 18, 1773 (Boxford 
Records). Family 32. 

220. II. Jeremiah 5 , b. at Bridgeton, Me. ; m. Mary Sawyer. 

Family 33. 



332 Stiles Genealogy. 

221. III. Jacob 5 , b . March 31, 1786 ; m. Betsey Harmon and 

Olive W. Bryant. Family 34. 

222. IV. Betsey 6 ; m. Samuel Baker ; no children. 

223. V. Lydia B. 5 ; m. Ephraim Packard. Issue : 

224. i. Almond 6 , and other children. 



Family 13. 

225. Dayid 4 Stiles [TO] (Gideon 3 , Timothy?, Kobert 1 ), was 
bapt. at Boxford, Mass., April 16, 1738 ; m. (1) Hannah Nor- 
ton of Andover, Mass., Aug. 7, 1760; m. (2) Tabitha Oak, 
who died March 22, 1811, aged 80. He removed in 1784 from 
Bolton, Mass., to Putney, Yt. ; thence, after a short stay, to 
Westminster, Yt. 

Children (by 1st marriage, from 1st edition Mass. Stiles 
Family, p. 31) : 

226. I. Hannah 5 , b. about 1760 ; m. Coffin Chapin ; had a 

family, and formerly lived in Bolton, Mass. 

227. II. Judith 5 , b. about 1765 ; was a cripple ; never mar- 

ried. 
Children (by 2d marriage) : 

228. III. Minda 5 , b. 1767; m. Nathaniel Briggs in 1787; 

had 6 children, of whom 3 were living, in 1857, 
at Yernon, Yt. 

229. IY. Rhoda 6 ; m. Ephraim Smith 1S04 ; res. at Norwich, 

Yt. ; had 2 daus. 

230. Y. Eunice 5 ; single. 

231. YI. David 5 , b. 1770 or '71 ; m. widow Wyman (accord- 

ing to one account, but another says Elizabeth 
Lippenwell; the latter name may, perhaps, have 
been the maiden name of the widow Wyman), 
of Westminster, Yt. Family 35. 

232. YII. Gideon 5 , b. 1773 (prob.) ; m. Lydia Wyman. 

Family 36. 

233. VIII. Keziah 5 , b. 1775 ; m. (1) Oct. 28, 1798, Wm. 

Brooks {History of Charlestown, N. H.)\ 2 
chil.; m. (2) in 1804, David Bemis ; had 5 chil- 
dren. 

234. IX. Nathaniel 5 , b. abt. 1777; m. Lucy Crosby, and 

Mary Taft. Family 37. 



Massachusetts Family. 333 



Family 14. 

235. Timothy 4 Stiles [75] (Ezra 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was 
bapt. at Boxford, Mass., July 24, 1743 ; m. (1) Phebe Kimball, 
of Andover, to whom he was published, July 27, 1764. He 
received the 1st Church covenant, Apr. 20, 1766 ; m. (2) 
Naomi McMillion, Dec. 22, 1774 {Boxford Records). 

He was a soldier of the Revolution, and his name is on several 
lists of soldiers who went from the neighborhood of Boxford. 
He was a citizen of B. as late as 1791, his name being among 
those who are mentioned as " heads of families " that year 
(Hist. Boxford) p. 256), but he subsequently removed to 
Greenfield, 1ST. H. When or where he died has not been as- 
certained. A grandson — Mr. Mark Saunders Stiles, of Jack- 
son, Me., now (1886) nearly 89 years old — remembers seeing 
Timothy Stiles, whom he describes as " a large, stout man, and 
very hard of hearing," having been rendered deaf by the burst- 
ing of a cannon near him, while in the army. His business, 
when living at Boxford, was smelting iron, and it is said that 
his eldest son, Phineas, took his father's place at the smelting 
works, while the latter was absent in the army, there being at 
that time a great demand for iron for making arms for the 
soldiers. 

Children (by 1st marriage — from Boxford Records) : 

236. I. Phineas 5 , b. Oct. 21, 1764 ; bapt. May 4, 1766 ; m. 

Betsey Saunders. Family 38. 

237. II. Jacob 5 , b. Dec. 10, 1773 ; bapt. Dec. 12, 1773 ; m. 

Polly Butler. Family 39. 
(By 2d marriage) : 

238. III. Nahum 5 , b. Nov. 7, 1775 ; bapt. Nov. 12, 1775 ; 

must have d. young. 

239. IV. Phebe 5 , b. Apr. 9, 1779; bapt. Apr. 11, 1779; 

m. Abel Butler, bro. to her bro. Jacob's wife ; 
lived at Topsham, Vt., where some of her de- 
scendants now reside. Issue : 

240. i. Giles 6 . 

241. ii. Apphia 6 ; d. unm. 

242. iii. Mahala 6 ; m. Mr. Avery, of Topsham, Vt. 

243. iv. Amy 6 ; m. Mr. Libbey, of Lowell, Mass. 

244. Y. Affa 5 (Apphia ?), b. May 3, 1781; bapt. May 13, 

1781. 



334 Stiles Genealogy. 

245. YI. Oliver 5 , b. Jan. 25, 1784; bapt. Feb. 1, 1784. The 

name of Oliver Stiles is found on the tax-list of 
Francestown, N. H. (adjoining Greenfield, N. H.), 
for 1 812. This was probably the son of Timothy.* 

246. YII. Jedediah 5 , b. Feb. 15, 1786 ; bapt. Feb. 26, 1786. 

247. YIII. Jeremiah 5 , b. Apr. 5, 1788 ; bapt. Apr. 9, 1788. 

248. IX. Naomi 6 , bapt. June 13, 1790. 

249. X. Nahum 5 , bapt. May 18, 1794 ; m. . Family 

40. 

250. XL Charles 5 , bapt. Sept. 30, 1798 ; m. Lucinda Tenney, 

Susan P. Kendall, and Beulah Keyes. Family 
41. 



Fajvolt 15. 

251. Ezra 4 Stiles Jr. [78] (Ezra 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), 
was born at Boxford, Mass., Dec. 18, 1749 ; bapt. Dec. 31, 
1749 {Boxford Records) ; m. Hannah Cutter, who was prob- 
ably born at Watertown, Mass., about 1756 (see allusion to 
her age in her husband's statement at the time of his applica- 
tion for a pension). " The name of Ezra Stiles appears on the 
muster-roll of the ' minute-men ' under the command of Capt. 
William Pearly in Col. James Fry's Regiment from the 19th 
of April, 1775, to the 25th of said April " (Mass. Archives, 
Lexington Alarm, vol. xiii, p. 44). 

" When his term [above referred to] expired, he engaged for 
4 months additional service, and was employed in building 
forts. At the end of the last service he re-enlisted for one year 
with Capt. Craft, in Col. Greaton's Mass. Regt., which 
marched to Northern New York and Canada. In June, 1820, 
his wife, Hannah, was living, aged 64 years, and a Richard 
Stiles, aged 15, was living in his family, but [Mr. Stiles] does 
not call him a son or a relative " (Pension Office Reports). 

It is recorded that the town of Denmark, Me., had among 
the first proprietors, a number of families from Boxford, Mid- 
dleton and Andover, Mass., and the name of Ezra Stiles is 
mentioned among others, but we do not find any reference to 

* Sophia, wife of Oliver C. Stiles, and dau. of James and Mary Stevens, 
d. Aug. 13, 1803 or 1863 (date undecipherable), se. 41 yrs. and lOmos. ; b. in 
Sandwich, N. H. It is quite probable that she was the wife of Oliver (son 
of Timothy). 



Massachusetts Family. 335 

him in the Records of Denmark, and so it is likely that he 
soon removed from Denmark — if he ever lived there — to the 
neighboring town of Gilead, remaining there until his death, 
which probably occurred about 1826, although no positive in- 
formation as to the date can be obtained. 

Children (from a record furnished by a descendant; the 
order as here given of births is probably incorrect) : 

252. I. Luther 6 , b. Dec, 1790; m. Sally Woodbury and 

Mrs. Abigail Millet. Family 42. 

253. II. Nathan 5 , b. July, 1794; m. Betsey S. Mason. 

Family 43. 

254. III. Betsey 6 ; in. Philbrook Henry. 

255. IV. Hannah 6 ; m. John Mason, brother to Nathan 

Stiles' wife. 

256. V. Esther 6 ; d. young. [One des. says this child's name 

was Rhoda.] 

257. YI. Polly 5 ; ra. Otis Dalyrymple, now dead. Mrs. D. 

was living in 1884 at Shelburne, N. H., aged 87. 
Issue: 

258. i. Mary M. 6 ; m. Mr. Green ; she is now (1884) 

a widow; res. with her mother. 

259. VII. Rachel R. 5 , b. at Gilead, Me., May 9, 1805; m. 

Sept. 22, 1827, Gardner W. Wight (b. at Gilead, 
May 26, 1803), who d. at Bethel, Me., Aug. 4, 
1875. Mrs. Rachel R. (Stiles) Wight was living 
(1885) with her youngest son at West Bethel, 
Me. Issue (all b. Gilead, Me.): 

260. i. Rhoda E. 6 , b. Apr. 17, 1828; m. , 

Feb. 14, 1849. 

261. ii. Susannah P. 6 , b. Aug. 8, 1831; m. , 

Sept. 5, 1873. 

262. iii. Antoinette 6 , b. Dec. 3, 1834; m. , 

July 7, 1853. 

263. iv. Levi G. 6 , b. May 10, 1843. 

264. v. Rachel E. 6 , b. Nov. 21, 1845. 

265. vi. Albert W. S. 6 , b. Apr. 9, 1848; res. West 

Bethel, Me.; unm. 



336 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 16. 

266. Jonathan 5 Stiles [94] (Lieut. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , 
Eobert 1 ), was b. at Lunenburg, Mass, Oct. 5, 1756; m. Hannah 
Taylor; lived at Lunenburg, and there died at a great age. 
(It is on record that he was living in Oct., 1838, at the age of 
82.) 

Children (from Lunenburg Records) : 

267. I. Peter 6 , b. Aug. 20, 1783; m. Lucy Johnson. Fam- 

ily 44. 

268. II. Isaac 6 , b. Oct. 3, 1785; m. Miriam Baker. Family 45. 

269. III. Eunice 6 , b. June 27, 1788; d. Dec. 19, 1794. 

270. IY. Theodore Lyman 6 , b. Oct. 24, 1790; m. Hannah 

Adams. Family 46. 

271. Y. Sally 6 , b. Mch. 14, 1793; was made deaf and dumb 

by scarlet fever; never m. 

272. VI. Ziba 6 , b. Sept. 6, 1795; m. Sally Tyler. Family 

47. 

273. VII. Asa 6 , b. June 4, 1798; was living at last accounts 

at Bangor, Me. 

274. VIII. Levi 6 , b. July 2, 1800. 

275. IX. Eunice 6 , b. July 28, 1804; m. Wm. Marshall; d. 

some time ago, leaving a dau. who was said to be 
living in 1883 in Lynn, Mass. 



Family 17. 

276. Nahum 5 Stiles [96] (Lieut. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was b. at Lunenburg, Mass., May 14, 1761; m. Jan. 
8, 1789, Betsey Davis of L. He was a soldier of the Revolution. 
His widow was granted a pension for his services. He d. at 
Lunenburg, Mch. 27, 1818. His widow d. at the same place, 
Nov. 11, 1847, aged 82. 

Children (from Lunenburg Records) : 

277. I. Joseph 6 ., b. June 1, 1789; m. Jemima Sawyer. 

Family 48. 

278. II. Peleg 6 , b. Mch. 8, 1791; d. Nov. 18, 1794. 

279. III. Josiah D. 6 , b. June 11, 1793; m. Hannah Bowers. 

Family 49. 

280. IV. Lewis 6 , b. Aug. 18, 1795; m. Betsey Hartwell. 

__. Family 50. 



Massachusetts Family. 337 

281. Y. Hannah 6 , b. Oct. 30, 1797; d. Nov. 18, 1798. 

282. YL Betsey 6 , b. Sept. 22, 1799; m. Mr. Erwin ; d. at 

Charlestown, Mass. 

283. YII. Daniel 6 , b. May 22, 1802; m. 

2S4. YI1I. Asahel Z. 6 , b." June 11, 1804; ra. Farrar; 

lived and died at Charlestown, Mass. 



Family 18. 

285. Peleg Stearns 5 Stiles [104] (Lieut. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , 

Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Lunenburg, Mass., Mch. 25, 
1766; m. (1) Rebecca Wyman (b. Apr. 21, 1767), of L., Dec. 
15, 1787, who d. Mch. 8, 1806; m. (2) Sept. 3, 1806, Mrs. 
Sally (Buck) McElroy of Sutton, Mass.; she b. Aug. 17, 1784. 
Mrs. McElroy had 2 children by her first marriage. 

Peleg S. Stiles was one of the first settlers of Moretown, 
Yt. His son says: "My father cleared some 200 acres of 
primeval forest at Moretown. He raised wheat, corn, potatoes 
and apples in great abundance. He gathered hundreds of 
bushels of apples every year, and made from 20 to 30 barrels 
of cider in a season. On the hill large flocks of sheep and 
many cattle found pasture. He became quite famous for rais- 
ing fine horses (Morgan). 

" Of his large family of 19 children (besides 2 which my 
mother had by her 1st marriage), 11 grew up. 

" Once more, by memory's light, I see the forms and faces 
of those who were wont to gather about my father's plentifully- 
spread table. 

" My mother, with the help of my sisters, spun and wove 
the clothing for our large family. All had plenty to do." 

Mr. Stiles held the office of justice of the peace, and was a 
man of considerable importance in Moretown. 

He died at M., Dec. 6, 1834. Mrs. Sally (McElroy) Stiles 
died Jan. 1, 1858. 

Children (by 1st marriage — It is said that Peleg Stiles' 
children were all born at Moretown, but this is improbable, as 
the town was first settled in 1790, and not incorporated for 3 
or 4 years afterward. — M. S. P. G.) : 

286. I. Betsey 6 , b. May 4, 1788 ; m. Reuben Hawkes ; 
lived and died at Moretown, Yt. ; is buried on 
the Hawkes farm at M. Issue : 
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338 Stiles Genealogy. 

287. i. Loren 7 . 

288. ii. Lucy 7 . 

289. iii. Louise 7 . 

290. II^Levi 6 , b. March 9, 1790; m. Belief Heaton. 

Family 51. 

291. III. Lucy 6 , b. March 6, 1792 ; m. in Norwich, Vt., Jona- 

than Wyeth of Moretown, Yt. Issue : 

292. i. Martha Ann 7 ; m. Mr. Bliss ; res. (1883) at 

Maplewood, Mass. 

293. ii. Sarah Jane 7 . 

294. IY. Danforth Wetherby 6 , b. July 4, 1794; m. Emily 

Houghton. Family 52. 

295. Y. Peleg 6 Jr., b. Oct. 24, 1796 ; d. Feb. 20, 1800. 

296. VI. Keuben 6 , b. Jan. 30, 1799 ; m. Adeline Cobb. 

Family 53. 

297. VII. Eunice 6 , b. July 14, 1800; d. Oct. 27, 1801. 

298. VIII. Patience 6 , b. Nov. 20, 1802 ; m. Joseph Daniels 

of Middlesex, Vt. ; resided at Montpelier, Vt., 
where she died 1872. Issue : 

299. i. Eliza Ann 7 . 

300. ii. Archibald 7 . 

301. • iii. Semira Shepard 7 . 

302. iv. Annette 7 . 

303. v. Charles Williams 7 . 
Children (by 2d marriage) : 

304. IX. Enos 6 , b. March 24, 1808 ; m. Matilda McElroy and 

Betsey White. Family 54. 

305. X. Peleg 6 , b. Jan. 3, 1810; d. 1833 (or 1835), at La- 

grange, 111. 

306. XL Thomas 6 , b. Aug. 7, 1811 ; m. April 11, 1838, 

Anna W. Reed. They resided at Bedford, Mass., 
where Mr. S. was a merchant and town clerk. 
He died 1861 ; Mrs. Anna W. (Reed) Stiles died 
at Bedford, Sept. 11, 1885 ; she was born March 
2, 1820 ; no chil. 

307. XII. Adeline 6 , b. Aug. 11, 1813; m. Abel Stone of 

Montpelier, Vt. ; both died at Springfield, 111. ; 
she died Nov. 2, 1850. Issue : 

308. i. Arlette Silliman 7 . 

309. ii. Ann Maria 7 . 

310. iii. George 7 . 



Massachusetts Family. 339 

311. XIII. Caroline 6 , b. Oct. 14, 1815 ; m. (1) Leonard 

Elder of Winowski, Yt. ; m. (2) Charles 
Blood of Groton, Mass. ; she d. March, 1865 ; 
2 chil. 

312. XIV. Nancy 6 , b. Oct. 14, 1817; m. A. Lean der Cham- 

berlain ; resided at Middlesex, Vt. ; both 
deceased ; 4 chil. 

313. XV. Lucius 6 , b. Oct. 5,1819; in. La vinia Lawrence. 

Family 55. 

314. XYI. Cassius 6 , b. July 30, 1821 ; m. Annie Christie 

and Emma Waterman. Family 56. 

315. XYII. Newell 6 , b. March 18, 1823 ; m. Lizzie Emerson. 

Family 57. 

316. XVIII. Mary Jane 6 , b. July 22, 1825 ; m. Hollis Wyeth 

of Stoneham, Mass., where she died Nov. 9, 
1848; 2 chil. 

317. XIX. Austin 6 , b. Feb. 8, 1828 ; m. Marcia Corbin ; 

res. (1883) at Middlesex, Vt. ; 5 chil, 



Family 19. 

318. Dr. Levi 5 Stiles [105] (Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was b. at Lunenburg, Mass., March 14, 1768 [ace. 
to Lunenburg Records, but his grand -daughter gives March 
4, 1769, as the date of his birth] ; m. Dinia Marten dale, May 24, 
1792; res. at Greenfield, where he d. Jan. 31, lh64, se. 95 
years. Mrs. Dinia (Martendale) Stiles d. at G. Feb. 1, 1854, 
se. 83 years. 

Children (from records furnished by Mrs. Semira [Stiles] 
Streeter of Greenfield ; all born at G.) : 

319. I. Roxana 6 , b. Sept. 21, 1793 ; m. Enoch Dole, Sept. 

14, 1814; shed, at Coventry, N. Y., May 1, 
1869. Mr. D. d. at the same piace, Feb. 10, 1863. 
Issue (first 3 b. at Greenfield, Mass., the last 4 
at Coventry, K Y.) : 

320. i. Ludolfus 7 , b. April 5, 1815; d. in Mata- 

moras, Texas, Nov. 12, 1848; unm. 

321. ii. Albinas 7 , b. Jan. 30, 1817; m. Agnes Sager, 

Jan. 14, 1839. He d. at Albany, N. Y., 
May 27, 1865. Issue : (1) Aurelia 8 (Dole), 



340 /Stiles Genealogy. 

b. in Coventry, N. T., Sept. 26, 1843 ; 
m. Jan. 13, 1869, Edward R. Willerton. 

Issue: (a) Florence 9 (Willerton), b. at 
Albany, N. Y., Jan. 25, 1875 ; (b) Edna 9 
(Willerton). b. in Adamsville, N. Y., Dec. 
5, 1876; (c) Fred. 9 (Willerton), b. in 
Adamsville, March 15, 1878. 

322. iii. Dinia L. 7 , b. Sept. 9, 1818; m. Enoch Moore 

of Bernardston, Mass., March 2, 1865 ; 
Mr. M. d. Aug. 12, 1883 ; no chil. 

323. iv. Polly 7 , b. at Coventry, N. Y. ; m. Jan.- 4, 

1842, Fletcher Moon (b. at Coventry, N. 
Y., Jan. 14, 1821); she d. April 29, ±875; 
he d. March 6, 1880. Issue : (1) Marietta 8 
(Moon), b. Jan. 31, 1844; m. Edgar A. 
(son of Reuben and Mary) Pearsall (b. 
at Guilford, Chemung Co., N. Y.), Oct. 
11, 1865. Issue: (a) Ernest R. 9 (Pear- 
sall), b. June 22, 1869; (b) Mary Lena 9 
(Pearsall), b. June 27, 1871; (c) Annie 
May 9 (Pearsall), b. March 29, 1879; (d) 
Harry E. 9 (Pearsall), b. March 13, 1882 ; 
(2) Charles 8 (Moon), b. 1845; d. 1864, in 
" Salisbury Prison ; " (3) Ora Anna 8 
(Moon), b. 1850; d. Feb. 11, 1853; (4) 
Adelben 8 (Moon), b. Sept. 20, l!^53; m. 
Edith Redfield, June 30, 1878; (5) 
James B. 8 (Moon), b. May 20, 1857; m. 
Mary E. Shaw, Feb. 18,1876. Issue: 
(a) Carrie M. 9 (Moon), b. March 8, 
1878. 

324 v. Semira 7 , b. Aug. 3, 1822; m. Sept. 8, 1846, 

Michael Frizzell, who d. at Leyden, Mass., 
Nov. 5, 1849; she d. at Springfield, Mass., 
Oct. 7, 1859. Issue: (1) Maria Louisa 8 
(Frizzell), b. at Greenfield, Mass., Oct. 7, 
1847; d. there Oct. 31, 1853; (2) Adeline 
Roxana 8 (Frizzell), b. at Leyden, Nov. 5, 
1849; d. there Jan. 9, 1853. 

325. vi. Adeline P. 7 , b. Oct. 21, 1824; d. at Spring- 

field, Mass., Oct. 3, 1849; unm. 



Massachusetts Family. 341 

326. vii. Amelia 7 , b. March 2, 1837; m. Aug. 6, 1857, 

Job Hind of Newfield, N. Y., April 29, 
1869. 

327. II. Ludolfus 6 , b. May 2, 1795; m. Hannah Packard. 

Family 58. 

328. III. Levi 6 , b. Dec. 4, 1796 ; d. May 21, 1806. 

329. IV. Sumner 6 , b. Feb. 25, 1798; d. Aug. 31, 1851. 

330. V. Cadwell L. 6 , b. Nov. 5, 1800; d. Feb. 9, 1850. 

331. VI. Lucy 6 , b. Dec. 2, 1802; m. Nov. 6, 1834, Nahum 

Adams ; she d. at Montague, Mass., March 20, 
1854. Issue (b. at Greenfield, Mass.): 

332. i. Sarah 7 ; m. Seth E. Jones, March 9, 1852 ; 

child : (1) Frank 8 (Jones), b. Jan. 5, 1853 ; 
m. (1) Harriet Giles; had (a) Frank 9 (Jones) 
Jr., b. Oct. 21, 1876; m. (2) Clara S. Tyr- 
rell, had (b) Alma O. 9 (Jones), b. Nov. 23, 
187-. Frank 8 Jones Sen., d. May 31, 1880. 

333. ii. Nancy 7 , b. Sept. 30, 1839; m. David Burn- 

ham of Montague, Mass., May 29, 1858; 
she d. at Greenfield, Mass., June 15, 1875. 
Issue: (1) Clarence 8 (Burnham), b. Jan. 
9, 1859; d. June 20, 1875; (2) Frederick 8 
(Burnham), b. Sept. 20, 1861; d. June 
11, 1875; (3) Leon 8 (Burnham), b. Oct. 
29, 187-; d. April 29, 1876. [Mother 
and children all d. of diphtheria.]. 

334. iii. Mary 7 , b. Jan. 15, 1845; m. Henry Gaylord, 

Sept. 28, 1867 ; child : (1) Rayrnond 8 (Gay- 
lord), b. Oct. 21, 1875. 

335. VII. Semira 6 , b. Aug. 19, 1808; m. Joel M. Shepard, 

April 15, 1835 (pub. March 13, 1835); res. 
(1883) at Montague, Mass. Issue : 

336. i. Adeliza 7 , b. March 16, 1832; m. March 14, 

1855, Elijah Marsh of Montague; she d. 
at M. Aug. 28, 1861. Issue : (1) George 8 
(Marsh) b. March 4, 1855; d. Dec. 26, 
1864; (2) Lucy 8 (Marsh), b. July 28, 
1863; m. Norman Shaw of Montague, 
June 8, 1880. 
337,. VIII. Levi S. 6 , b. July 1, 1810; m. Hepsibath A. Fisk. 
Family 59. 



34:2 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 20. 

338. Jacob 5 Stiles [1071 (Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Rob- 
ert 1 ), was born at Lunenburg, Mass., July 9, 1772 ; m. . 

He is said to have lived and died at Boston, Mass. 

Children : 

339. I. Willard 6 , b. in Boston, Feb. 15, 1805 {Lunenburg 

Records). 

340. II. James Madison 6 ; was living in 1883 at Fayville, 

Mass. ; has a large family. 



Family 21. 

341. Caleb 5 Stiles [108] (It. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Rob- 
ert 1 ), was born at Lunenburg, Mass., Aug. 20, 1774; m. (by 
Rev. Zabdiel Adams), Dec. 22, 1796, Betsey (or Elizabeth, as 
given in one place in the Lunenburg Records) Willard (b. at 
L., Nov. 11, 1774). Mrs. Betsey (Willard) Stiles d. at Mai- 
den, Mass., Sept. 13, 1841. 

Children (from Lunenburg Records) : 

342. I. Joshua WillardCb. Dec. 11, 1797 ; m. Susan Mar- 

shall. Family 60. 

343. II. Mary B. 6 , b. Aug. 23, 1799 ; d. unm, July 14, 1880. 

344. III. Patience Smith 6 , b. Feb. 25, 1801 ; m. 1822, Wil- 

liam Pitman (b. at Ossipee, ~N. H.), of Maiden, 
Mass. They res. at Concord, Mass., for about 
14 years ; then removed to Maiden, Mass., where 
they remained until 1844, when they removed to 
Ossipee. In 1855 they returned to Maiden, 
where Mrs. Patience S. (Stiles) Pitman died 
July, 1856. Issne: 

345. i. Elizabeth Willard 7 , b. July 7, 1823; m. 

Cheever Newhall, in Maiden, Mass., Apr. 
28, 1843. They were living in 1883 at 
Chelsea, Mass ; no children ; Mr. New- 
hall d. at Chelsea, Mass., Sept. 19, 1887, 
se 69 

346. ii. William F. 7 , b. July 28, 1825; d. unm. 

1861. He served in the Mexican War; 
belonged to Co. E, Mass. Yols . 



Massachusetts Family. 343 

347. iii. Joshua W. S. 7 , b. Apr. 29, 1827; was a 

printer at Concord, Mass. ; d. imm. Dec, 
1849, at Ossipee, N. H. 

348. iv, Lucy Aim 7 , b. Feb. 13, 1830 ; m. Daniel E. 

Bowen, of Chelsea, Mass. She died at 
Ossipee, K H., Mch., 1853, se. 23, leav- 
ing a son, who d. in 1870. 

349. v. John T.\ b. July 10, 1837; m. at Chelsea, 

Mass., Sept., 1862, Mary E. Sinclair, of 
Ossipee, N". H. ; res. at C . for 10 years 
succeeding their marriage, then rem. to 
Canton, Mass., where they were living in 
1883. Mr. P. served as a private in Co. 
M, 1st Mass. Cav., also as Corp. in Co. 
H, 43d Regt. Mass. Infy, in the War 
of the Rebellion. Issue : (1) Fannie S. 8 
(Pitman), b. at Chelsea, Mass., 1866; d. 
July, 1872 ; (2) Marion Elliott 8 (Pitman); 
b. at Canton, June 22, 1874. 

350. IY. Jewett 6 , b. July 30, 1802 ; went away from 

home when a young man, and nothing 
, definite was ever known of him after- 

ward. 

351. V. Aaron 6 , b. Oct. 31, 1804; m. MaryE. Child. 

Family 61. 

352. YI. Joseph L. 6 , b. Apr. 14, 1810 (ace. to Lun- 

enburg Records), or 1809 (ace. to Family 
Bible) ; d. unm. July, 1851. 

353. VII. Thomas C. 6 , b. Aug. 15, 1816; d. unm. at 

Maiden, Mass., Oct. 27, 1847. 



Family 22. 

354. Lincoln 5 Stiles [121] (Capt. Jacob 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was bora at Keene, N. H., 1765 ; m. (1) Patience 
Johnson (b. at Leominster, Mass., Jan. 5, 1768), who d. at 
Cavendish, Vt., Apr. 10, 1820, se. 48 yrs. 3 mos. 5 days. He 
was a carpenter by occupation. He received a pension for his 
services in the Revolutionary War, and we learn from the Pen- 
sion Office Reports, that in June, 1831, he was living at Hart- 
ford, Windsor Co., Yt. ; had wife named Ruth, aged 59 years. 



344: Stiles Genealogy. 

He served as waiter to his father, Capt. Jacob Stiles ; was at 
the battle at Hubbardton (Jul} 7 7, 1777), and was present at 
the surrender of Burgoyne (Oct. 17, 1777). It will be noticed 
that Lincoln Stiles was under thirteen years of age at this 
time. The Pension Office Report says he died Oct. 31, 1857, 
but his grandson, J. F. Stiles, of Fitchburg, Mass., says he 
died (at Londonderry, Yt.), Oct. 27, 1857. 

Children (by 1st marriage): 

355. I. Polly 6 , b. at Westminster, Yt., July 13, 1790 ; m. 

her cousin, Luther Hutchinson, and rem. to 
Arcadia, N. Y. ; she d. at Rochester, N. Y. ; 6 
chil. 

356. II. James 8 , b. Dec. 16, 1791, at Chesterfield, K H. 

It is said that he was killed Oct. 10, 1818, at 
Granville, 1ST. Y., by being thrown from a wagon. 

357. III. Nathan J. 6 , b. July 1, 1794; m. Miss Proctor. 

Family 62. 

358. IY. Beulah 6 , b. at Chesterfield, K H , Apr. 23, 1796; 

went west to Chicago or vicinity. 

359. Y. Ephraim 6 , b. May 9, 1799; m. Sophia Lee. Fam- 

ily 63. 

360. YI. Patience 6 , b. at Westminster, Yt., May 2, 1803; 

d. at Cavendish, Yt., May 25, 1821. 

361. VII. Lincoln 6 , b. at Westminster, Yt., May 2, 1803; 

went to the Black River country, N. Y., nearly 
50 years ago (1883); has not been heard from 
since. 



Family 23. 

362. Jeremiah 5 Stiles Jr. [~143] (Capt. Jeremiah 4 , Jacob 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Keene, N. H., May 21, 1771; m. 
at Keene, Sept. 20, 1793, Abigail Bridge of Gilsum, N. H., 
who d. at Worcester, Mass., Sept. 24, 1869, at the advanced 
age of 95 years. " She always enjoyed remarkably good health, 
and was never bent by age. A few years before her death she 
' received second sight,' so that she could see to read without 
spectacles, and to do beautiful hemming. In her dress she was 
a model of neatness; the immaculate white cap which she in- 
variably wore, was made after the ' Martha Washington ' pat- 




JEREMIAH STILES. 



Massachusetts Family. 345 

tern." (Extract from a letter of her granddau., Mrs. Lvdia 
[Stiles] Taft.) 

At the age of 18, Jeremiah Stiles Jr., was teaching school in 
his native town. About three years later (or about 1791) he 
took up his residence, as a surveyor, at Worcester, Mass. Here 
his first place of business was in one of the chambers of the old 
Centre school-house on Main st. Many years afterward, his 
dau. Sarah [Mrs. Wood, who is now (1884) living at the age of 
81, his only surviving child] taught school in the same room, 
and found many traces of her father's " handwriting on the 
wall." He afterward removed to the building which occupied 
the site of the present city hall, and remained there until that 
structure was removed to give place to the town hall built in 
1825. At this time he established himself in a room of the 
house in which he was then living, on Mechanic st. 

Mr. Stiles was a man of varied acquirements; besides being 
a practical surveyor, he was a civil engineer; a conveyancer, 
making and recording deeds. He made drawings of machinery, 
and procured letters-patent from Washington ; was an excellent 
sign painter and a skillful engraver. Among other work of 
his in the engraving line was the heading to the Massachusetts 
Spy, used from 1822 to 1825. He made clocks which were 
put into tall cases that reached nearly to the ceiling, and were 
finished as beautifully as sewing machines are now-a-days. 
Some of these clocks had an ingenious arrangement of the 
music-box order, by which a bird was made to fly out each 
morning, and at the same time a tune would be played, that 
for Sunday being " Old Hundred." 

He was an adept at cutting the old-fashioned " profile like- 
nesses." He painted portraits on canvas, and miniatures on 
ivory. [The foregoing has been gleaned in part from a letter 
of Mr. Stiles' granddau., Mrs. Lydia (Stiles) Taft, and in part 
from a biographical sketch prepared by his grandson, Major F. 
Gr. Stiles of Worcester, and read before the Worcester Society 
of Antiquity, at the presentation (Dec, 1884) of a portrait 
painted by him of his grandfather.] 

Jeremiah Stiles Jr., seems to have refuted in his own case 
the old adage, " Jack at all trades, good at none," for we hear 
that he did well whatever he undertook. His educational ad- 
vantages must have been rather limited, and yet he ap- 
pears to have been an excellent scholar. Taken all in all, 
44 



346 Stiles Genealogy. 

the Mass. Stiles family may well be proud of its most 
gifted son. 

The Worcester Daily Times (issue of Aug. 13, 1884) refers 
to Jeremiah Stiles Jr., in the following words: "It may not 
be amiss amid our pride in the success of one branch of instruc- 
tion in our Worcester schools — the art department — to 
glance back to the first, and perhaps the only genuine artist who 
ever took up his residence in Worcester. This was one Jere- 
miah Stiles. He came here nearly a century ago from Keene, 
!N\ H., to follow the modest occupation of surveyor, in which 
he had had some experience in his native town. He found 
enough to do, but it was not in his line. He was an artist and 
a genius." [His inherited talent — his father was " skillful at 
drawing and painting," so tradition says — was developed at an 
early age. The story runs, that when he was 18 years of age 
he painted a picture of a tiger which was " so natural it fright- 
ened the neighbors."] 

" At one time he made arrangements to go to England to study 
art, but the French War of 1798 compelled him to give up the 
project ; but he painted, not because he had been taught, but 
because he had the genuine artist eye and touch ; there was no 
alternative ; he must so express himself. One of his pictures 
is preserved at Antiquarian Hall, and another, a portrait of a 
noted colored genius, is in the possession of the Worcester So- 
ciety of Antiquity." 

[Other specimens of his work are still to be found in neigh- 
boring towns,proving that his fame extended beyond Worcester. 
One of his paintings, still to be seen, was made for a Masonic 
society at Sutton, Mass., and is referred to in the History of 
Sutton (p. 192) in the following words : " Those beautiful fig- 
ures of Faith, Hope and Charity were painted by the noted 
artist, Jeremiah Styles."] 

" With his unequaled, though untaught, enthusiasm for art, 
he possessed, in no inferior degree, the sister gift of poetry. 
[' He was a man of varied talents ; a portrait painter of more 
than ordinary ability, and a poet of no mean pretensions. His 
familiarity with the English classics was wonderful.' — Worces- 
ter Book, p. 75.] His epigrams thrown off, always pat and to 
the point, when in congenial society, were among the 'rich 
things ' of old Worcester. A friend might open Shakespeare 
or Milton at random, and read a line, he would take it up and 



Massachusetts Family. 347 

recite, with unerring accuracy, on and on — perhaps whole 
pages. 

" His death by drowning, at Lake Quinsigamond, occurred 
July 2, 1826, when in company with Alexander Yottier, a 
Frenchman who served under Napoleon I, and several others 
bathing, he going down while trying to pass under the floating 
bridge. 

"After three days' fruitless searching for his body — a large 
bounty having been offered by his brother, John W. Stiles — 
as a last resort a cannon belonging to the Worcester Artillery 
Company was taken down and fired on the bridge near where 
the fatal plunge was made ; the surface of the water was watched 
closely ; some bubbles were seen to rise, and a man named Ar- 
thur Adlington lowered the grappling-irons at that spot, and 
the body was brought to the surface. He was buried at Me- 
chanic Street Cemetery, but his remains were afterward re- 
moved to Rural Cemetery " (from Biographical Sketch by 
Maj. F. G. Stiles). 

In his religious belief Mr. Stiles was a Unitarian. 

Children (all born at Worcester, Mass.) : 

363. I. Tristram 6 , b. Oct. 6, 1794. He shipped in 1812 on 

the U. S. ship of war Essex, Capt. Porter com- 
manding, and during that cruise the British ship 
Alert was captured, the first prize taken in the 
war. For his services he was offered a midship- 
man's commission, but refused to accept it. 

It is related of him that after his return from 
this cruise, while one day sitting reading, he fell 
asleep and dreamed : 

" Twenty-seven years shalt thou live and no 
more. The dream awakened him. He after- 
ward dreamed the same thing, and mentioned it 
to some of his friends, who paid no especial at- 
tention to it at the time, but recalled it vividly 
when the dream was verified " (from Address 
of Major F. G. Stiles). He was drowned at sea 
'Nov. 6, 1821, on a voyage from Falmouth to Sa- 
vannah, at the age of 27. 

364. II. Charles 6 , b. Jan. 16, 1798 ; m. Lucy M. Williams. 

Family 64. 



348 Stiles Genealogy. 

365. III. Henry 6 , b. Nov. 12, 1800 ; m. Avis Williams and 

Betsey Read. Family 65. 

366. IV. Sarah Bridge 6 , b. Nov. 3, 1803 ; m. 1831, Jonathan 

Wood of Lunenburg, Mass. ; res. at Worcester, 
Mass., until the death of Mr. Wood in 1881 ; 
after that time she lived until her death with her 
daughter, Mrs. Derby, in Chicago. Mrs. Wood 
"was quite remarkable in her way. The closing 
sentence of the article on her father, published 
in the Worcester Daily Times ^ the most of which 
we have already quoted, relates to Mrs. Wood. 
It reads as follows : " His dainty gift of repro- 
ducing form, and his instinct of symmetry, live 
in his daughter now (1883) a woman of 80. 
Every thing she does is marked by the same un- 
studied habit of elegance." 

" The handwriting is a marvel to every one who 
sees it. Look through whole quires of her manu- 
script, and you never see a blot or an erasure." 
A specimen of her artistic skill in penmanship 
executed at the age of eighty-one, was presented 
Dec, 1884, by Maj. F. G. Stiles, a nephew 
of Mrs. Wood, to the Worcester Society of 
Antiquity. It is a copy of a speech made by 
her in 1821, at the presentation of a banner 
painted by her father — to a military company 
at W. Mrs. Wood taught a select school for 
young ladies, in Worcester, for more than 20 
years. She was a favorite and successful teacher. 
In her religious belief she was an old school Uni- 
tarian. She died Mch. 31, 1890, at the home of 
her daughter, who w r rites of her mother : " She 
lived for others. Of all that I remember, hers 
was the loveliest life, and the calmest death." 
Her remains were brought to Worcester, where 
funeral services were held in the First Unitarian 
Church, Apr. 4, Rev. Mr. Garver officiating. 
She was buried by the side of her husband, in 
the family lot in Rural Cemetery. Issue : 

367. i. Frances Mary 7 , b. 1832 ; m. Win. M. Derby, 

a prosperous architect ; res. Chicago, 111. 




Mrs. Sarah B. (Stiles) Wood, 

AND HER FIRST GREAT GRANDCHILD, 
GERTRUDE ROBERTA WALKER. 



Massachusetts Family. 349 

Issue: (1) Gertrude Stiles 8 (Derby), b. 
1858 ; m. Jan. 22, 18S5, Robert Powell 
Walker ; res. Chicago. Issue : (a) Ger- 
trude Roberta 9 (Walker); (2) Wm. M. 8 
(Derby) Jr.; b. 1860; grad. Yale Coll., 
1885; in business with his father; (3) 
Fanny W. 8 (Derby) ; b. 1862 ; m. Oliver 
Cromwell Cleave, of Chicago. Issue (a) 
Helen Newcomb 9 (Cleave) ; (b) Frances 
Gertrude 9 (Cleave), b. 1890. 

368. Y. Mary Sanger 8 , b. Jan. 12, 1806; d. Nov. 3, 1869 ; 

unm . 

369. VI. Charlotte 6 , b. Aug. 6, 1808; d. Jan. 28, 1830. 

370. VII. Elizabeth 8 , b. July 12, 1811 ; d. June 18, 1844 ; 

unm. 

371. VIII. Raphael 6 , b. Nov. 2, 1815; d. Nov. 28, 1819. 



Family 24. 

372. Joseph 6 Stiles [144] (Capt. Jeremiah 4 , Jacob 3 , Tim- 
othy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Keene, N. EL, July 5, 1773. He 
is believed to have been twice married, (1) to Sarah Jane 
Pierce,* who probably died soon after the birth of a sou ; (2) 
to Nancy Dutton, of Hebron, Conn. He was doubtless the 
same Joseph Stiles who was living at Northiield, Mass., in 
1793 {Temple & Sheldon's Hist. Northfidd, Mass., p. 545). 

His children by Nancy Dutton were all born at Keene, N. 
H., between 1798 and 1807. In 1800 he was- the owner of a 
house at Keene. He lived for a short time at Dnmmerstown, 
Vt., after 1807. In 1809, he emigrated to Cazenovia, N. Y., 
where he spent the remainder of his life. Mr. Stiles was a 
wood-turner by trade. He was exceedingly fond of music, 

* Mrs. Sarah Pierce (Stiles) Ridlon of Norwood, Ohio, states that she was 
named for her grandmother Stiles (whose maiden name was Sarah Jane 
Pierce). Mrs. Ridlon is a sister of the late Francis Stiles Jr., of Rochdale, 
Mass., who claimed, as we learn from Major F. G. Stiles, of Worcester, Mass., 
that his grandfather, Joseph Stiles, was a brother of Jeremiah Stiles Jr., 
formerly of Worcester, Mass. 

These statements of Mrs. Ridlon, and her brother, Francis Stiles Jr., 
leave us no choice except to give Sarah Jane Pierce as the maiden name of 
Joseph Stiles' first wife. 

We shall be glad of any additional information on the subject. — M. S. 
P. Q. 



350 , Stiles Genealogy. 

and played the violin. In figure he was large and stout. 
He and his wife both died at Cazenovia, about 1843, 
probably. 

Child (by 1st marriage) : 

373. I. Francis 6 , b. at Northfield, Mass., June 29, 1794; 

m. Maria Antoinette Russell and Eliza Stevens. 
Family 66. 

Children (by 2d marriage, all born at Keene, N". EL): 

374. II. Joseph D Litton 6 , b. abt. 1798; m. Emily Dunbar 

and Desdainona Wadsworth. Family 67. 

375. III. Tench Coxe 8 , b. Jan. 21, 1801 ; m. Lydia Jones 

and Mrs. C. E. Young. Family 68. 

376. IY. Nancy 6 , b. 1803; m. Fhilo Faircliild. Issue: 

377. i'. Harrison 7 ; res. (1885) at Rochester, N. Y. 

378. ii. Tench Coxe 7 ; went to Cal., and there died 

not far from 40 years ago ; he was buried 
in a cemetery at Sacramento City. He 
was an actor. 

379. Y. Mary 6 , b. 1807; m. Sept. 5, 1849, as 2d wife, 

Oliver Jewell, Esq., of Cazenovia, N. Y. Be- 
fore her marriage she kept a millinery establish- 
ment. She died at Cazenovia, Feb. 29, 1872, 
aged 65 years; no children. Mr. Jewell sur- 
vived his wife 2 years. 
The following is an extract from an obituary, which appeared 
in the Cazenovia Republican : " We are unwilling to publish 
this sad notice without saying a few words in behalf of this 
whole community, concerning the high esteem and affectionate 
admiration with which Mrs. Jewell's excellent character is uni- 
versally regarded here. She has been for more than forty 
years an active and useful woman in this place, and every year 
has seemed to add to the high estimation in which she has been 
held by all who have known her. She exhibited a rare com- 
bination and balancing of such qualities as kindness and dis- 
cretion, gentleness and energy, delicacy and efficiency, prompt- 
ness and patience, generosity and prudence, charity and judi- 
ciousness, familiarity and refinement. In her home, in the 
church, in the social circles in which she moved, in the whole 
community, and among the ' strangers within the gates ' she 
exercised these qualities for the good of all she could reach. It 



Massachusetts Family. 351 

was the law of her life to live for others rather than for 
herself. 
******** 

" Especially was she remarkable for the delicate kindness, com- 
bined with active and thorough efficiency with which she min- 
istered to the sick, the distressed and the sorrowing, whether 
in homes of poverty or affluence, as willingly in the one as in 
the other, making herself equally useful and welcome in both. 

" Many who have had experience of her Christian charity in 
years past, and who are now scattered to distant parts of the 
land, will unite with us in honoring and blessing her memory, 
and we will rejoice in the confidence that she will hear the 
Saviour in whom she believed, and in whose spirit she aimed to 
live — say to her, ' Inasmuch as you have done it to the least 
of these, you have done it unto Me.' 

" She whom we love has passed away 
As sinks a lovely day to rest; — 
The brightest when the golden clouds 
Of evening gem the west. 

"As calm as midnight's jewelled dome, 
The dreary vale she fear] ess trod, 
Trusting in Him who sweetly said, 
' Be not dismayed, I am thy God. ' 

" Passed is the tide, the surging tide, 
Gained is the mansion up on high; 
Where all is rest and joy supreme, 
She lives! the good can never die. 

" Oh ye bereaved ones look up; — 

The while ye bow beneath the rod, 
Hear now a voice divine, which says — 
' Be still, and know that I am God.' " 



Family 25. 

380. John William 5 Stiles [145] (Capt. Jeremiah 4 , Jacob 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Keene, N. H., Feb. 22, 1777 ; 
m. Nov., 1801, Mary (only dau. of Dr. Thaddeus and Experi- 
ence [dau. of Capt. Thomas Cowdin]) Maccarty* of Keene. 

*Dr. Thaddeus Maccarty was the son of Eev. Thaddeus Maccarty, a 
clergyman of some note in his day. In the Mass. Hist. Colls., 2nd Series, 
Vol. 3, pp. 207-8, we find the following notice of him: "Rev. Thaddeus 



352 Stiles Genealogy. 

She was b. at Fitchburg, Mass., Aug. 8, 1775, and d. at Wor- 
cester, Mass., Aug. 1, 1838. 

In the year 1809, Mr. Stiles was living at Templeton, Mass., 
according to the following advertisements from the Worcester 
Spy : " May 1, 1809, John W. Stiles and Ripley of Templeton, 
Worcester Co., Mass., dissolved partnership." "June 1, 1801, 
John W. Stiles and Lyman dissolved partnership." 

In the appendix to "An Historical Discourse on the com- 
memoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the formation 
of the First Cong. Church, at Templeton, Mass.," we find that 
John W. Stiles was Town Treas., 1808-12 ; Representative 
to the Gen. Court, 1810-13; Selectman and Town Clerk, 
1814-15. In 1811, the town, at the request of Rev. Mr. 
Wellington, chose a committee to assist him in examining school- 

Maccarty was b. in Boston; grad. at Cambridge, 1739. He was a follower 
and admirer of Whitefield. He was tall of stature, slender of habit, had a 
black and piercing eye, loud, sonorous voice, solemn and rousing in manner 
of address, Calvinistic in opinion and doctrine. He d. at Worcester, where 
he had long been settled, July 18, 1785." 

His son, Dr. Thaddeus, was the first resident physician of Fitchburg, 
Mass., settling there in 1772 or '73. He was a man of good education, and re- 
ported to have been skillful in his profession. In 1776, during the prevalence 
of the small-pox at Fitchburg, Dr. Maccarty, in connection with Dr. Israel 
Atherton, a distinguished physician of Lancaster, Mass., established a hos- 
pital for those who had been inoculated for the small-pox, then the only 
means known of checking the terrible ravages of the dread disease. It ap- 
pears that he labored incessantly to alleviate the pains of those who were 
suffering under the loathsome disorder, and to allay the fears of those who 
were well. 

For his exertions in this praiseworthy cause, the good people of the town 
showed their gratitude by propagating a report that either he or his friends 
introduced the disease into the place for the purpose of giving him a good 
business. 

He removed to Worcester in 1781; after remaining there a short time, 
went to Kane, N. H., and commenced business as a trader, and in a few 
years died. He m. Experience, dau. of Captain Thomas Cowdin, who was 
b. at Stow, Mass., in 1720. Learned the blacksmith's trade at Marlborough, 
Mass., and set up in business at Worcester, Mass. He removed to Fitch- 
burg in 1764. Torrey, in his History of Fitchburg, represents Capt. Cow- 
din as a remarkably brave and fearless man, who was often intrusted 
with military commissions of great importance. Torrey says : "He appears 
to have been one of those persons who, without the advantages of birth, 
education or fortune, unaided by the influence of patronage or favor, 
but relying solely on the energies of a sound intellect and an active mind, 
frequently elevate themselves to a rank above their neighbors." " From the 
time when he first made Fitchburg his home until his death in 1792, he took 
the lead in public affairs " (Torrey). [Accounts of several of his daring ex- 
ploits during the years immediately preceding the Eevolution are given in 
Toney's Hist, of Fitchburg.] Mrs. John William Stiles wKs his only child. 



Massachusetts Family. 353 

teachers; John W. Stiles and Josiah Howe were chosen. " When 
the war was declared in 1812, the town voted to present a me- 
morial to the President against the war, and for the restoration 
of peace. A committee consisting of Rev. Elisha Andrews, 
Rev. Charles Wellington, Lovell Walker Esq., Samuel Cutting 
Esq., John W. Stiles, Leonard Stone and Deacon Paul Ken- 
dall, reported a very elaborate memorial, entering largely into 
argument on the subject. It covers twelve pages of the Town 
Records, and was adopted by a vote of eighty-six to twenty- 
two. The memorial was the composition of Mr. Stiles, who 
was a merchant in this town; " a man of great vigor and men- 
tal activity." 

He removed from Templeton to Worcester, where he con- 
tinued business as a trader. He d. at Worcester, Sept. 14, 1836, 
having been an invalid for several years. A relative who visited 
him after he was confined to his house, writes concerning him: 
" He was very fond of music, had formerly played the violin. 
One day he roused himself and ordered his man to go for some 
one who could put his violin in order. Aunt remonstrated, 
telling him he would not be able to use it if it were in order, 
but no, he was not to be denied. The man came and the in- 
strument was put in order. He took it in his hand, and drew 
the bow across the strings a few times, and then laid it back 
upon the sideboard, and never touched it again. He was fond 
of hearing me sing to him, which I did whenever the fit came 
over him, as it often did many times a day. He greatly en- 
joyed hearing about his native town ; I believe he remembered 
every street, house and tree in the place. He once had his 
niece write to us to know if a certain tree on West st. had been 
cut down. He would often send his man in the night to ascer- 
tain some fact, being unwilling to wait until morning for the 
information. 

" He was a very generous and kind-hearted man. Uncle John 
Briggs very nearly resembled him." [Extract from a letter of 
Mrs. Juliette (Briggs) Hunt.] 

Children (b. at Templeton, Mass.): 
381. I. Lydia 6 , b. Jan. 27, 1806; m. Feb., 1828, Alfred 
Dwight Foster (Hon. Dwight 6 , Hon. Jedediah 5 , 
Ephraim 4 Jr., Ephraim 3 , Abraham 2 , Reginald 1 ), of 
Worcester, who was b. at Brooklield, Mass., in 
1800. Mr. and Mrs. Foster were distantly re- 
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354 Stiles Genealogy. 

lated, both being descendants of Reginald Foster, 
the emigrant, through his grandson, Ephraira 
Foster of Ipswich, Mass. They res. at Worces- 
ter, where Mr. Foster d., Aug., 1852. He grad. 
at Harvard Coll., class of 1819; he was by pro- 
fession a lawyer, and occupied a leading place as 
such. One who knew him well, says of him: 
"He was the best man I ever knew." Mrs. 
Lydia (Stiles) Foster d. at Worcester, Aug. 2, 
1887. Issue (b. at Worcester, Mass.): 
382. i. Dwight 7 , b. Dec. 13, 1828 ; m. at New Ha- 

ven, Conn., Aug. 20, 1850, Henrietta 
Perkins Baldwin, dau. of Hon. Roger 
Sherman Baldwin, State and United 
States Senator, Governor of Connecticut, 
etc. Mrs. Foster survives her hus- 
band, together with 7 of their 8 chil- 
dren — 4 sons and 3 daus. One of the 
latter is the wife of Prof. Thacher of 
Yale College (d. 1886). One of the sons 
is a member (1884) of the Boston city 
government ; was his father's business 
associate ; another son, Roger, is a promi- 
nent lawyer in New York city. 

" Dwight Foster was fitted for college 
at Newport, R. I., by Rev. Dr. Thayer, 
entering Yale University in Sept., 1844, 
and graduating Aug., 1848. In 1851 he 
entered the Harvard Law School. In 
1858 went into the office of Hon. Peter 
Bacon at Worcester ; was admitted to the 
bar in 1859, and for many years enjoyed 
a large and lucrative practice in the 
county. He was elected Attorney-General 
of Massachusetts in 1861. After serving 
four years, resumed his general practice. 
During his incumbency of the above 
office, he greatly distinguished himself in 
the management of the government's case 
in the trial of George C. Hersey, at Ded- 
ham, in April, 1861, for the murder of 



Massachusetts Family. 355 

Betsey Frances Tirrell. Aug. 31, 1866, 
Mr. Foster was appointed by Gov. Bui 
lock Associate Justice of the Supreme 
Judicial Court, which position he resigned 
Jan. 12, 1869, to again resume practice, 
and became counsel of the New England 
Mutual Life Insurance Company " {Bos- 
ton paper). Judge Foster died at his resi- 
dence 18 Chestnut street, Boston, Mass., 
April 18, 1884, of valvular disease of the 
heart. 

From " Tributes of the Bench and 
Bar " we copy a few extracts : " By this 
event the Commonwealth has lost a dis- 
tinguished citizen, the bar an accomplished 
leader and associate, and the community 
an adviser of eminent learning and ability. 
Called to the Supreme Bench at an early 
age, he exhibited the highest qualities as 
a jurist. He gave clear expressions to the 
doctrines of the law with a terseness and 
facility which showed his perfect compre- 
hension of the principles of the science, 
especially in the great department of 
equity and commercial law ; his thorough 
knowledge of men and affairs, gained by 
extensive practice ; his sound legal instinct 
and strong sense of justice enabled him to 
give direction to the course of jurispru- 
dence, and to form the law in those 
branches in which it is the most suscepti- 
ble of growth, and therein to do the high- 
est work and best service of a good judge. 
By his early retirement from the bench, 
this court lost a most valuable associate 
and distinguished ornament. In personal 
character he was remarkable for indepen- 
dence and courage. He was above the 
reach of prejudice, and his opinions, 
broadly formed and strongly held, were 
forcibly and fearlessly expressed. * * * 



356 Stiles Genealogy. 



His originality of view and independence 
of the social or provincial bias by which 
we are surrounded, made his conversation 
always instructing and interesting. He 
lived almost entirely in his family, and I 
need not say how much he was idolized 
there, or how much he deserved it " {Res- 
olutions and Remarks of Mr. Rooert D. 
Smith). 

Attorney- General Sherman closed his 
remarks by saying : 

" Judge Foster had no struggles with 
poverty while climbing the rugged path 
of learning, but in home, ancestry, wealth 
and social position he had all that heart 
could desire, and he appreciated and im- 
proved these advantages, graduating with 
the highest honors of his class. He was 
thoroughly equipped and qualified for the 
duties of his chosen profession. * * * 

" He has left an example worthy of imi- 
tation, and we may be consoled by his 
peaceful death. At night he closed his 
eyes and went quietly to sleep. 

"'And then the dark-browed mother, 
Death, bent down her face to his, and he 
was borne to Him.' " 

Mr. George Shattuck said: "Judge 
Foster brought to Boston a splen- 
did civil courage and self-reliance. He 
maintained a sturdy independence, and 
formed and expressed his opinions without 
regard to those around him." 

Chief Justice Morton said in conclusion : 
" It is not necessary that we should mul- 
tiply words of praise ; the achievements 
of his life are his highest praise; the 
record which he left is his highest monu- 
ment. 

"He died in the full maturity of his 
powers, before age had dimmed his men- 



Massachusetts Family. 357 

tal faculties, transmitting to his children, 
with added lustre, a name which has been 
held in high honor since the birth of our 
Commonwealth. The death of such a 
man, upright, able, learned, independent, 
fearless, hospitable and generous, is a 
public calamity." * * * 

383. ii. Mary 7 , b. May 23, 1830 ; m. Rev. Robin- 

son P. Dunn, D. D. (now deceased), for- 
merly Prof, at Yale Coll. Mrs. Dunn 
resides (1885) at "Worcester, Mass. ; has 
children. 

384. iii. Rebecca Faulkner 7 , b. April 1, 1832 ; m. 

(1) 1854, Henry Clarke, M. D. ; (2) Prof. 
Whitney, the noted linguist of Yale Coll.; 
• has children by 1st mar. 

385. II. Mary Maccarty 6 ,* b. Sept. 4, 1807; m. Henry 

Knox (son of Hon. Richard English and Phebe 
Cusbman) Newcomb, of Greenfield, Mass. Mr. 
Newcomb was b. Oct. 20, 1796 ; d. at Worces- 
ter, Mass., Sept. 15, 1 868. He was for many 
years an officer in the Boston Custom House, 
was crier of courts in Worcester Co., and sec'y 
of the Worcester Mutual Insurance Co. He 
served in the War of 1812, under Capt. Strick- 
land, in the Regt. commanded by Col. Longley, 
. at Dorchester [Newcomb Gen., p. 310). Mrs. 
Mary M. (Stiles) Newcomb, d. at Worcester, 
Feb. 21, 1872. No children. 



Family 26. 

386. Capt. John 5 Stiles [155] (John 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was born Dec. 11, 1774, at Keene, N. H., it is sup- 

* Mary Maccarty Stiles was No. 3 of the ''trio of Marys," daughters 
of the brothers Jeremiah, Joseph and John W. Stiles. They were desig- 
nated as follews: " Mary Jerry," " Mary Joe," and " Mary John " {Let- 
ter of Mrs. Juliette [Briggs] Hunt). Note. — There was still another Mary 
who might have been added to the list, to form a "quartette of Marys," 
with the sobriquet " Mary Lizzie," namely, the author's mother, Mary, dau. 
of Elizabeth (Stiles) Briggs, the only sister of the three brothers referred 
to.— M. S. P. G. 



358 Stiles Genealogy. 

posed, or possibly, at Kindge, N. H. ; m. Annie Hill, April, 
1802. 

About the year 1800 lie removed from Keene, IN". H., to the 
western part of Vermont, thence in 1801, to Waterford, Vt. 
He was a carpenter by trade and built, the year he removed to 
W., a sawmill, for a man named Lord. The following year he 
bought the mill, and 160 acres of pine land, built himself a 
frame house, and married Annie Hill. The same year he 
commenced clearing his land ; converting his pine lumber into 
boards, with which, in a short time, at six and eight dollars 
per thousand, he paid for his land. 

He was one of the first settlers of Waterford, and his farm 
has continued in the possession of his descendants, being occu- 
pied at the present time (1884) by his grandson, George W. 
Stiles, and the latter's son, Wallace G. Stiles. John Stiles was 
a captain of a militia company. He d. Dec. 23, 1862, se. 88 
years. 

Children : 

387. I. Roswell 6 , b. Dec. 19, 1802; m. Sarah Porter. 

Family 69. 

388. II. Irene 6 , b. Apr., 1804; d. Jan. 30, 1829 ; unm. 

389. III. John W. 6 , b. Jan. 23, 1806 ; m. Sally Gage. Fam- 

ily 70. 

390. IV. Keren 6 , b. June 8, 1814; m. Madison G. Harring- 

ton, law partner of Mr. Stoughton, ex Minister 
to Russia. She d. without issue, June 30, 1839. 



Family 27. 

391. Nahum 6 Stiles [159] (John 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Rob- 
ert 1 ), was born 1777; m. Lois Pierce (b. July 16, 1785; d. 
Jan. 31, 1868). He was one of the first settlers of St. Johns- 
bury, Yt. Being a carpenter, he worked much of the time at 
his trade, leaving the care of the farm to his two sons. He 
was a man of great practical sense and moral excellence, and a 
deacon in the Baptist church. He d. Feb. 23, 1840. 

Children : 
392. I. Sally 6 , b. Aug. 13, 1803 ; m. David W. Lee, Oct. 
15, 1828. He d. Sept. 11, 1883. Mrs. Sally 
(Stiles) Lee d. Dec. 3, 1880. Issue : 



Massachusetts Family. 359 

393. i. Ann Maria 7 , b. Mch. 13, 1836 ; in. Willard 

Chase, Jan. 1, 1868. 

394. ii. Richard Henry 7 , b. Jan. 9, 1839 ; m. (1) La- 

vina P. Richardson, Dec, 1862, who d. 
Jan. 16, 1867 ; m. (2) Martha E. Carpen- 
ter, Dec. 22, 1869. Child: Charles C. 8 
(Lee), b. Nov. 6, 1870. 

395. iii. Horace 7 , b. Oct. 11, 1840; in. Ellen Bay ley, 

Oct. 2, 1859. Children : (1) Rosa E. 8 
(Lee), b. June 3, 1861; d. June 8, 1884; 
(2) Lois S. 8 (Lee), b. June 29, 1864 ; m. 
William Sloan, Nov. 30, 1882. 

396. iv. Edward Everett 7 , b. and d. July, 1843. 

397. II. Nahum 6 , b. May 3, 1805; m. Lucinda Wheeler. 

Family 71. 

398. III. Lois 6 , b.' May 29, 1807; m. Oct. 16, 1825, Hiram 

Pierce ; she d. Sept. 15, 1833 ; he d. Feb. 28, 
1875. Issue: 

399. i. Lavinia M. 7 , b. June 1, 1827. 

400. ii. Hollis S. 7 , b. March 19, 1829; is a farmer; 

res. (1884) at St. Johnsbury Centre, Yt. 

401. IY. Hollis 6 , b. April 12, 1809; m. Arniinda Sprague. 

Family 72. 

402. Y. Daniel 6 , b. Dec. 27, 1811 ; d. Sept. 1, 1814. 

403. YI. Orpha 6 , b. March 7, 1814; m. Asa C. Lee, Jan. 1, 

1833 ; she d. Oct. 4, 1857. Issue : 

404. i. Lois S. 7 , b. July 9, 1834; m. Edwin W. 

Parker, March 2, 1856; living (1884) in 
India, as missionaries. 

405. ii. Arthur W. 7 , b. Dec. 4, 1836; m. Pesconia 

Works, April, 1859; res. (1884) at Plain- 
field, Bremer Co., Iowa. 

406. iii. Daniel S. 7 , b. Nov. 27, 1839; d. in the U. 

S. Army, Jan. 15, 1864. 

407. iv. Phebe R>, b. July 4, 1842 ; m. William 

Cass, March 2, 1862; res. (1884) at Beloit, 
Wis. 

408. v. Ira 7 , b. March 18, 1846; m. Clara Under- 

wood, Dec. 24, 1868 ; res. (1884) at West 
Concord, Yt. 

409. vi. Nahmn S. 7 , b. July 24, 1850; d. Feb. 16, 1882. 



360 Stiles Genealogy. 

410. vii. Almira W. 7 , b. March 21, 1853; m. George 

Fisher ; res. (1884) at Thomaston, Minn. 

411. viii. Orpha E. 7 , b. Sept. 18, 1855 ; d. Nov. 4, 

1856. 

412. YII. Calista 6 , b. Sept. 2, 1816; m. March 21, 1838, 

Darius Bradley; she d. March 9, 1842. Issue : 

413. i. Nahum 7 , b. Dec, 1838; d. 1843. 

4L4. ii. Ellon D. 7 , b. March 4, 1842; a farmer at 

St. Johnsbury Centre, Yt. 

415. Till. Lucy 6 , b. May 5, 1819; d. June 20, 1821. 

416. IX. Infant son 6 , b. Feb. 10; d. Feb. 22,' 1825. 

417. X. Phebe 6 , b. June 1, 1826; m. Dana Wheeler of 

Littleton, N. H., Sept. 15, 1846; he d. May 31, 
1857. Issue: 

418. i. W. Holland 7 , b. June 24, 1848. 

419. ii. Lucia C. 7 , b. Aug. 3, 1850. 

420. iii. Matilda L. 7 , b. Oct. 30, 1852. 

[The above family res. (1884) at St. Johns- 
bury Centre, Yt.] 

421. XL Mianda 6 , b. July 29, 1830; m. Jan. 1, 1851, Eph- 

raim H. Stone (b. Oct. 15, 1828); res. at St. J. 
Centre, where she d. Aug. 18, 1891. Issue : 

422. i. George W. 7 , b. March 23, 1853 ; m. Anna 

Glover at Santa Cruz, Cal., Jan. 23, 1883; 
res. at St. Johnsbury Centre, Yt.; child: 
(1) Charley W. 8 (Stone), b. Nov. 16, 1883. 

423. ii. Edward J. 7 , b. Sept. 23, 1854 ; m. at St. J. 

Centre, June 15, 1880, Mary M. Brooks ; 
res. St. J.; child: (1) Chester F. 8 (Stone), 
b. Jan. 2, 1 883; d. March 20, 1883. 

424. iii. Fred. F. 7 , b. Sept. 29, 1857. 

425. iv. Francis G. 7 , b. April 21, 1860; d. Sept. 7, 

1861. 

426. v. Ella M. 7 , b. May 19, 1865. 

Family 28. 

427. Lewis 5 Stiles [162] (John 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Eobert 1 ), 
was b. Sept. 7, 1783 [where has not been ascertained, perhaps 
it may have been at Keene, N. H. — M. S. P. G.]. He m. 1812, 
Hannah (dau. of Abel) Wilder of Dublin, 1ST. H.; she was b. 



Massachusetts Family. 361 

May 12, 1785. They were living at Keene, N. H., in 1813, 
as is proved by the following extract from a letter written by 
a gentleman named Sanger, who was visiting Keene at the 
time : • " Lewis Stiles keeps a good tavern." He afterward re- 
moved to Coburg, C. W., where he d. about 1860. It is said 
that he was at one time a member of the Canadian Parliament. 
Children : 

428. I. Charles 6 , b. Feb. 3, 1823; m. Elizabeth Day. 

Family 73. 

429. II. Lizette 6 . 



Family 29. 

430. Davis 5 Stiles [190] (Enoch 4 , Ephraim 3 , Timothy 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was b. at Bridgeton, Me., about 1776; m. Anna 
Philips of Naples, Me. He was a farmer and lived in Bridge- 
ton with his father, on the place where the latter first settled. 

Children : 

431. I. Isaac 6 , b. ; m. . Family 74. 

432. II. Arvilla 6 ; unm. 

433. III. William 6 ; m. and settled in Naples, Me. 

434. IY. Mary 6 ; m. David RiggS, Issue: 

435. i. Louise 7 ; m. Wm. Morton, 

436. ii. Charles 7 . 

437. iii. Herbert 7 ; unm. 
438.' V. Eunice 6 ; unm. 

439. YI. Enoch 6 . 

440. YII. Albert 6 ; m. and settled at Lawrence, Mass. 

441. VIII. Ruth 6 ; unm. 

442. IX. Silas 6 ; m. Mary Caswell of Harrison, Me. 

443. X. Julia 6 : unm. 



Family 30. 

444. Capt. Christopher C. W. 5 Stiles [200] (Enoch 4 , 
Ephraim 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Bridgeton, Me.; m. 
Mary A. Brown of Waterford, Me., and settled in Harrison, 
Me. He was capt. of the "Fawn," the first steamboat that 
navigated Sebago Lake. 
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362 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children : 

445. I. Sophia 6 ; m. Charles D. Whitmore of Worcester, 

Mass. 

446. II. Mary A. 6 ; m. Capt. William H. Talentine of 

Worcester, Mass. 

447. ITI. Charles L. 6 ; unm. 

448. IV. Christopher H. 6 ; d. in infancy. 

449. V. Asenath E. 6 ; unm. 

450. YI. S. Nellie 6 ; d. in infancy. 

451. Y1L George B. 6 ; m. Mary J. King of N. H.; res. (1886) 

in Worcester, Mass. 

452. VIII. Abbie C. 6 

453. IX. Alice J. 6 

454. X. Frank H. 6 



Family 31. 

455. Enoch 5 Stiles [210] (Enoch 4 , Ephraim 3 , Timothy 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was b. at Bridgeton, Me., Oct. 26, 1796; m. (1) Dec. 
17, 1816, Edna D. Dolloff of Rumford, Me. She was b. June 
6, 1789, and d. at Bethel, Me., May, 1861; m. (2) in Bethel, 
Sept. 9, 1861, Mrs. Maria Needham (widow of Evi Needham 
of Bethel, who d. at B. in 1859) . 

Mr. Stiles was a farmer by occupation. He served in the 
War of 1812, under Capt. Ingalls of the Maine militia, and was 
stationed at, and in the vicinity of Portland; was then living 
at Bridgeton, Me. He also served a short term in the Aroos- 
took War in 1839. For his services his widow received a pen- 
sion [Pension Records, Washington, D. C). He d. at Bethel, 
Me., June 11, 1867. His widow was living in 1885, at East 
Bethel, Me. 

Children (by 1st marriage, from a record furnished by his 
son, Enoch D. Stiles of Caribou, Me.): 

456. I. Miriam 6 , b. Dec. 5, 1817; m. ; res. at Dor- 

chester, Mass.; she d. about 1866 in Illinois. 

457. II. Almira 6 , b. Nov. 26, 1830; m. John Colby; res. in 

Bethel, Me.; she d. in 1878. 

458. III. Enoch D. 6 , b. Oct. 3, i825; m. Mary J. Colby and 

Adelaide K. Lufkin. Family 75. 



Massachusetts Family. 363 

459. IV. Richard D. 6 , b. July 29, 1830; went south, and it 
is supposed that he was killed during the late 
war. 



Family 32. 

460. Stephen 5 Stiles [219] (Noah 4 , Ephraim 3 , Timothy 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was b. at Boxford, Mass., Dec. 28, 1772; bapt. July 
18, 1773; rn. Rachel How (b. in Tpswich, Mass , May 1, 1770), 
Oct. 12, 179—. He lived at Otisfield, Harrison and Gray (all 
in Maine). At Gray, in 1815, he was surveyor of highways. 
He was one of the principal supporters of Universalisra in 
Gray, and died, as he had lived (for 50 years probably), in that 
faith. His gravestone says his death occurred Nov. 27, 1849, 
but another authority gives Nov. 2, 1849. Mrs. Rachel (How) 
Stiles died June 5, 1855, ge. 85 yrs. 

Children (from records furnished by Rev. J. L. Scoboria) : 

461. I. Sally 6 , b. at Bridgeton, Me., Aug. 21, 1796 ; d. Oct. 

18, same year. 

462. II. Stephen Curtis 6 , b. Aug. 9, 1797 ; m. Annie Libbey. 

Family 76. 

463. III. Clarissa 6 , b. at Otisfield, Me., Aug. 21, 1800 ; died 

at Gray, Aug. 17, 1846. 

464. IV. Sallv 6 , b. Jan. 5, 1804, at Otisfield ; d. Apr. 10, 

1867, at Gray. 

465. V. Eliza 6 , b. Jan. 5, 1804, at Otisfield. 

466. YI. Mary 6 , b. at Harrison, Me., Apr. 24, 1806 ; d. July 

19, 1828. 

467. VII. Jacob H. 6 , b. at H., Sept. 18, 1808 ; m. Emily G. 

Nash. Family 77. 

468. VIII. Huldah 6 , b. at H., July 28, 1810 ; m. Mr. Libbey. 

469. IX. Asa 6 , b. at Gray, Me., Nov. 15, 1812 ; d. April 11, 

1869 ; unm. 

470. X. Betsey 6 , b. at G., Jan. 9, 1817 ; m. Mr. Lamb ; 

lived at Harrison, Me., where their 2 sons may 
be living at the present time. Mrs. Betsey 
(Stiles) Lamb died April 11, 1867. 



364 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 33. 

471. Jeremiah 5 Stiles [220] (Noah 4 , Ephraim 3 , Timothy 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was bora at Bridgeton, Me. ; m. Mary Sawyer. He 
was a farmer. 

Children : 

472. I. Jonathan 6 ; m. Sally Noble. Family 78. 

473. II. Martha 6 ; died young. 

474. III. Mary 6 ; m. Charles Parsons ; res. (1884) at Norway 

Lake, Me. Issue : 

475. i. Son 7 . 

476. ii. Son 7 . 

477. iii. Dau. 7 

478. iv. Dau. 7 

Three of these children are deceased. 

479. IV. David 6 , b. about 1815 ; m. Yiannah G. Hunt. 

Family 79. 



Family 34. 

480. Jacob 5 Stiles [221] (Noah 4 , Ephraim 3 , Timothy 2 , Rob- 
ert 1 ), was born at Bridgeton, Me., March 31, 1786 ; m. (1) 
Betsey Harmon ; (2) Olive W. Bryant, of Saco, Me., who was 
born at Saco, Feb. 26, 1797, and died at Stoneham, Me., Aug. 
5, 1847. 

Before the death of his 1st wife, while living at Harrison, 
Me., Mr. Stiles made a journey to Ohio, walking nearly the 
whole distance from Harrison, Me., and back again. Being 
favorably impressed with the western country, he resolved to 
remove his family to Ohio, and there make his home. He 
accordingly prepared a wagon suitable for the long journey, 
and secured a pair of horses ; but he was obliged at the last to 
give up the undertaking in consequence of the failing health of 
his wife, who soon died. After his second marriage, he found 
a place nearer home, at Bacheller's Grant (now Stoneham), Me., 
and in March, 1821, removed to that place, of which he was 
one of the earliest settlers. 

By summer he had made an opening in the deep forest, and 
had built a log-house. While their new home was being pre- 
pared, he and his family had found a temporary home with a 



Massachusetts Family. 365 

neighbor, Mr. John McAllister. The log-house was occupied 
for 11 years; at the end of which time Mr. Stiles put up a 
small frame house, in which the family lived for a short time. 
In 1834 he built a more commodious dwelling. He encoun- 
tered the usual hardships of pioneer life. He was obliged for 
several years to take his grist to mill — in winter on a hand- 
sled, and in summer on the back of a horse. His daughter, 
Mrs. H. P. Walker, who sends the account, says : 

" My sister Elizabeth used to go with it (the grist) when she 
was quite a little girl. She had to be put into the saddle or 
climb upon the fence, in order to reach the back of the horse." 

The nearest store was at Harrison, 18 miles away, and the 
shopping expeditions were performed by Mrs. Stiles on horse- 
back. Besides performing the labor devolving on the mother 
of a large family (the latter included the spinning and weaving 
of wool and flax into cloth for garments and various other pur- 
poses), Mrs. Stiles was a professional midwife, and, as such, was 
obliged to take many a perilous ride in the darkness of night 
through the lonely forest, over rough ways (for roads they 
could not be called), urging her faithful horse to his utmost 
speed, while all about her could be heard the cries of the wild 
beasts that inhabited the forest. 

She practiced her profession as long as she lived, many peo- 
ple preferring her to any doctor that could be obtained. She 
appears to have been equal to any emergency. This is illus- 
trated by the following anecdote : One day she wanted a leg 
of mutton for dinner, and called on her husband to have a 
sheep killed. She was told that she must wait until the next 
day, as the men were all too busy to do the butchering. She 
replied : " I can't wait — I must have it to-day. If no one 
else can do it, I can do it myself." And she did, and was able 
to place on her dinner table that day, a huge quarter of roast 
mutton. 

About 1854, Mr. Stiles disposed of his place at Stoneham, 
Me., and removed with his sons, Kimball H. and Luther, to 
Penn., to engage in the shook and cooperage business. They 
located at Ebensburg, Cambria Co., Penn., in the neighbor- 
hood of Bethel Church, and there Jacob Stiles d. Sept 23, 
1855. 

Children (by 1st marriage — born at Harrison, Me.) : 
481. I. Nancy 6 , d. at Stoneham, Me., May 14, 1834. 



366 Stiles Genealogy. 

482. II. William H. 6 , b. Dec. 28, 1812 ; m. Martha P. Han- 

cock. Family 80. 

483. III. Samuel 6 , b. Dec, 1815 ; m. Sarah Ann Sawyer 

and Elizabeth Simmons. Family 82. 

Children (by 2d wife — all except one born at Stoneham, 
Me.): 

484. IV. Elizabeth H. 6 , b. July 1, 1819, at Harrison, Me.; 

m. as 3d wife, at Acton, Mass., Mch. 26, 1853, 
Franklin Hosmer, of A. [who m. as his 2d wife 
Eliza A. Stiles, a sister of his 3d wife]. Mr. 
Hosmer d. Dec, 1883. Mrs. Elizabeth (Stiles) 
Hosmer, res. (1885) at Haverhill, Mass. Issue : 

485. i. Ada Eugenia 7 , b. at Sweden, Me., May 3, 

1855; m. at Dover, N. H., July 29, 
1880 (by Rev. A. H. Quint, D. 1).), Her- 
bert D. Foss. 

486. ii. Fred. D. 7 , b. Dec. 15, 1859. 

487. Y. Eliza A. 6 , b. Apr. 20, 1821; m. at Sweden, Me., 

Nov. 17, 1844, Franklin Hosmer, as 2d wife. 
She d. at S., Jnne 9, 1852. Issue : 

488. i. Georgiana L. 7 , b. Nov. 18, 1845; m. at 

Portland, Me., Nov., 1866, George D. 
Perry (b. July 17, 1843), son of John and 
Boxana (Kneeland) Perry. Children : (1) 
Austin H. 8 (Perry), b. at Portland, Me., 
Sept. 17, 1867; (2) Clara B. 8 (Perry), b. 
at P., Mch. 20, 1872. 

489. ii. Cyrus W. 7 , b. Apr. 24, 1847; m. Alice 

Grey, of No. Conway, N. H., Nov. 19, 
1874. 

490. iii. George Franklin 7 , b. Mch. 19, 1849 ; m. 

Feb. 7, 1874, Laura C. (b. Jan. 21, 1850) 
dau. of Cyrus M. and Carrie (Needham) 
Tracy, of Lynn, Mass.; res. (1890) atWo- 
burn, Mass. Mr. H. is in business in Bos- 
ton. Issue : (1) George Leonard 8 (Hosmer), 
b. Dec. 31, 1874; (2) Edith Tracy 8 (Hos- 
mer), b. Nov. 10, 1876; (3) Louise 8 
(Hosmer), b. May 10, 1880 ; (4) Laura 8 
(Hosmer), b. Nov. 3, 1884. 



Massachusetts Family. 367 

491. iv. Asahel Eustace 7 , b. Mar. 25, 1851 ; d. June 

15, 1873. 

492. VI. Stephen A. 6 , b. Apr. 9, 1826 ; m. Ann McKeen. 

Family 82. 

493. VII. Catharine 6 , b. July 14, 1827; m. Caleb Eastman 

(b. Oct. 9, 182o) of Lovell, Me., Sept. 9, 1855. 
Issue : 

494. i. Charles F. 7 , b. at L., Oct. 9, 1856 ; m. June 

15, 1881, Mary Ella Welt of Cape Eliza- 
beth, Me. Child : (1) Ida May 8 (Eastman), 
b Oct 12 1882 

495. VIII. Kimball H. 6 , b. Apr. 16, 1830; m. Aurelia F. 

Harris and Ann Maria Hamlin. Family 83. 

496. IX. Calvin 6 , b. Mch. 11, 1833; m. Lucie Clyde. 

Family 84. 

497. X. Nancy S. 6 , b. Jan. 4, 1835 ; m. (1) July 11, 1852. 

Benjamin McAllister (b. at Stoneham, Me., 
1827 ; d. June 24, 1858) ; m. (2) Aug. 9, 1863, 
Uriah Dresser, of Lovell, Me., who d. Jan. 2, 
1870; m. (3) Oct. 9, 1876, George W. Thomas, 
of Oxford, Me. ; res. at So. Paris, Me. Issue (by 
1st marriage) : 

498. i. Benjamin G. 7 (McAllister), b. July 22, 

1»53 ; d. July 17, 1877. 
599. ii. Willis L. 7 (McAllister), b. July 4, 1855. 

500. iii. Olive 7 (McAllister), b. May 29, 1858 ; m. 

June 17, 1882, Herbert Bichardson, of 
Norway, Me. 

Children (by 3d marriage) : 

501. iv. Abbie 7 (Thomas), b. Jan. 4, 1878. 

502. XL Luther 6 , b. Sept. 25, 1836; m. Maria Jane Crum 

and Mary Davis. Family 85. 

503. XII. Henrietta P. 6 , b. Dec. 25, 1840 ; m. at Stowe, Me., 

May 25, 1862, Charles Walker of Fryeburg, 
Me.; res. (1885) at Norway Lake, Me.; Mr. 
Walker d. July 10, 1890, of typhoid fever. 
Issue : 

504. i. Dean 7 , b. April 7, 1863, at Stowe, Me.; m. 

at Norway, Me., Jan. 7, 1888, by Rev. B. 
S. Rideout, Cong, minister of Norway, 
Me., to Lelia G. (b. at IN orway, Me., Feb. 



368 Stiles Genealogy. 

4, 1863), dau. of Charles J. and Vianna 
Ed^ecomb of Norway. Issue : (1) Burnis 8 
(Walker), b. at N., Aug. 18, 1890. 

505. ii. Olive S. 7 , b. at Fryeburg, Me., July 3, 1865; 

m. at Paris Hill, Me., Nov. 13, 1887, by 
Rev. Gideon Mayor, Baptist minister at 
So. Paris, Me., to Frank E. Porter, who 
was b. at West Paris, Me., Oct. 5, 1861. 
Issue : (1) Helen M. 8 (Porter), b. at Nor- 
way, Me., Jan. 8, 1889. 

506. iii. James L. 7 , b. April 23, 1869 ; m. April 30, 

1886, at Shelburne, N. H., by A. S. Phil- 
brook, Esq., to Hester R. (dau. of David 
R.) Edwards. Issue : (1) Claude R. 8 
(Walker), b. Sept. 15, 1887 ; d. May 25, 
1888; (2) Pausie A. 8 (Walker), b. at 
Gilead, Me., July 25, 1889. 



Family 35. 

507. David 5 Stiles [231] (David 4 , Gideon 3 , Timothy 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was b. 1770 or '71; m. 1792, widow Elizabeth (Lip- 
penwell) Wyman of Fitzwilliam, N. H. (one account says of 
Westminster, Vt.); where he lived is not known. 

Children : 

508. I. David 6 ; m. . Family 85$. 

509. II. Joseph 6 , b. Feb. 15, 1795; m. Lucy Smith. Family 

86. 

510. III. Ephraim 6 ; d. unm. at the home of his bro. Elhanan 

W. 

511. IV. Mark 6 ; m. Powers and wid. Betsey . 

Family 86$. 

512. Y. Oren 6 , b. July 16, 1801 ; m. Lydia Hollis 

and Mrs. Lucy (Wakefield) Goodnow. Family 
87. 

513. YI. Elhanan Winchester 6 ; m. Mary ■. Family 

87$. 

514. VII. Hosea Ballon 6 , b. Jan. 29, 1805; m. Sarah Myric. 

Family 88. 

515. VIII. Harriet 6 ! 



Massachusetts Family. 369 

516. IX. Philinda 6 , b. May 12, 1808 ; m. Edward Aiken of 

Duinmerston, Yt. (b. June 4, 1808); she d. Nov. 
3, 1874. Mr. A. d. March, lb75. Issue: 

517. i. William David 7 ; served in the Union Army 

during the late war; is m. and has one 
dau.; res. (1884) at W. Dummerston, Yt. 

518. ii. Edward Dorr 7 ; m. and res. in Montana Ter.; 

no children. 

519. iii. Nancie Ann 7 ; m. H. A. Stockwell, pro- 

prietor (18*4) of the " Jamaica House," 
Jamaica, Yt.; 2 children. 

520. X. Miranda 6 . 



Family 36. 

521. Gideon 5 Stiles [232] (David 4 , Gideon 3 , Timothy 2 , 
.Robert 1 ), was b. (at Bolton, Mass., perhaps) about 1773; m. 
Lydia Wyman, Nov., 1819; he d. April 22, 1829, aged 56 
years. 

Children : 

522. I. Gideon 6 Jr., b. Aug. 21, 1820; m. Fanny E. Davis. 

Family 89. 

523. II. Lydia 6 , b. March 15, 1822; m. James Burgess, 

April, 1845; res. in 1857, at Chester, Yt.; 4 
children. 

524. III. Minerva 6 , b. Nov. 17, 1823; m. Sam. W. Bent, 

Feb., 1845; res. in 1857, at Cavendish, Yt. Issue : 

525. i. Walker M. 7 ; m. Cornelia E. Wallis, April 

13, 1869. Issue: (1) Esther 8 (Bent); (2) 
Georgia Ada 8 (Bent); (3) Mary Stiles 8 
(Bent). Walker M. Bent res. at Caven- 
dish, Yt; he d. May 27, 1872. 

526. ii. 7 . 

7 

7 



527. iii. 

528. iv. 



Family 37. 

529. Nathaniel 5 Stiles [234] (David 4 , Gideon 3 , Timothy 2 , 
Eobert 1 ) was b. (at Bolton, Mass., perhaps) about 1777; m. (1) 
47 



370 Stiles Genealogy. 

about 1805, Lucy Crosby, from the vicinity of Boston, Mass.; 
(2) Mary Taft of Townsend, Yt. She was b. July 12, 1783; 
was a descendant of Sec'y Kawson {New Eng. Hist. Gen. Rec, 
vol. 3, p. 322). Nathaniel Stiles was a farmer, and lived at 
Kockingham, Yt. He d. 1829. 

Children : 

530. I. Caroline 6 ; m. George DaTis; res. (1883) at Kock- 

ingham, Yt. 

531. II. Henry 6 ; m. Abigail Chaffee of Athens, Yt.; rem. 

to Batavia, 111.; 3 chil. 

532. III. Adeline 6 ; m. Jonathan Kirkland; res. in 1857 near 

Syracuse, N. Y. 

533. 1Y. Catherine 6 ; single. 

534. Y. Cromwell 6 ; m. and had a family. 



Family 38. 

535. Phineas 5 Stiles [236] (Timothy 4 , Ezra**, Timothy 2 , 
Eobert 1 ), was b. at Boxford, Mass., Oct. 21, 1764; bapt. May 
4, 1766 {Boxford Records) ; m. Nov., 1791, Betsey (dau. of 
Capt. John) Saunders of Gloucester, Mass. 

When a young man he was left in charge of the smelt- 
ing works (at Boxford) belonging to his father, during the 
latter's absence in the country's service, at the time of the 
Revolutionary War, as it was necessary that the works should 
be kept in operation, in order to supply iron for the manufac- 
ture of arms for the soldiers. It is said that young Phineas 
was himself obliged to furnish a substitute to serve in the army, 
while he was engaged in smelting iron. 

At a later period he rented a farm of the Kitfield heirs at 
Manchester, Mass., where he lived until 1809, when he took 
up a wild lot in the town of Jackson, Me., being one of the 
earliest settlers of that place. During the early years of his 
residence in Maine he suffered much from poverty and depriva- 
tion. He d. at Jackon, Dec. 16, 1843. [The foregoing 
account was furnished by Mark Saunders Stiles Esq., of Jack- 
son, a son of Phineas Stiles, now (1884) nearly 86 years 
old.] 



Massachusetts Family. 371 

Children* (from records furnished by M. S. Stiles Esq., of 
Jackson, Me.): 

Note. — We have received a transcript of Phineas Stiles' 
family record from the Manchester, Mass., town records, and 
find, on comparing it with the record sent by M. S. Stiles, that 
none of the dates correspond with those given by him (see foot- 
note* for a copy of the Manchester record). Mr. Stiles gives 
Elizabeth as the name of his eldest sister, while the Manchester 
record has Betsey; but this variation is of no importance, as 
Betsey and Elizabeth were in early days considered to be the 
same name. 

536. I. Nahum 6 , b. 1793 or '4, at Gloucester, Mass.; d. 

1799, at Manchester. 

537. II. Elizabeth 6 , b. Mch. 18, 1795, at Manchester; m. 

Eeuben Ferguson of Dixmont, Me. She d. at 
D., Apr. 17, 1849. Mr. F. was living in 1883. 
Issue : 

538. i. Eliza A. 7 

539. ii. Mark A. 7 

540. iii. Willard B. 7 

541. III. Mark Saunders 6 , b. Sept. 18, 1797; m. Betsey 

Goodhue, and Lydia Kingsbury. Family 90. 

542. TV. Clarissa 6 , b. Aug. 4, 1800, at M.; m. in Jackson, 

Me., Dec. 12, 1826, Andrew M. Buzzell (b. at 
Parsonsfield, Me., June 3, 1804), of Munroe, Me. 
Mr. Buzzell d. in the spring of 1884. Mrs. B. 
still survives. Issue : 

543. i. Margaret 7 , b. Nov. 25, 1827; m. Uriah 

Evans, a farmer of Milan, K H. Mr. E. 
is not living. 

544. ii. Albert S. 7 , b. Sept. 18, 1829; m. Octa 

* Children of Pheneis Stiles and of Betsey, Ms wife: 

Betsev Stiles, dau. of Pheneis Stiles and of Betsey, his wife, was b. in 
Manchester, Mch. 20, 1794. 

Marke Stiles, son of Pheneis and of Betsey, his wife, was b. in Manches- 
ter, Sept. 22, 1797. 

Clarry Stiles, dau. of Phenius Stiles and of Betsey, his wife, was b. in 
Manchester, Aug. 4, 1799. 

John Sanders Stiles, son of Pheneus Stiles and of Betsey, his wife, was 
b. in Manchester, Jan. 8, 1802. 

' ' The foregoing is a true copy of record. " 

" W. A. S." [Town Clerk of Manchester, Mass.] 



372 Stiles Genealogy. 

Schoff of North Stratford, JS". H. He is 
a farmer ; has 1 son and 2 daus. 

545. iii. John W.\ b. Mch. 12, 1831 ; m. Emily Pet- 

tee. He d. Oct. 19, 1883 ; no children. 

546. iv. Sally F. 7 , b. Apr. 6, 1833; d. Apr. 18, 

1833. 

547. v. Sarah E.' 7 , b. June 28, 1835 ; m. June 12, 

1852, Charles W. Walker, of Winslow, 
Me. ; had 2 sons and 2 daus. The eldest 
dau. m. Thomas Hawks; res. (1884) in 
Belfast, Me. ; the other dau. m. and res. 
at Minneapolis, Minn. 

548. vi. Charles N. 7 , b. July 12, 1837; m. Mary 

Davis, of Berlin, N. H. ; is a millman by 
occupation ; is also an Advent preacher ; 
has 2 daus. and 1 son. 

549. vii. J ane E. 7 , b. July 1, 1831 ; m. T. D. Jettison, 

of Munroe, Me.; farmer; res. (1884) at 
Brooks, Me. ; 2 sons and 3 daus. 

550. viii. Harriet M. 7 , b. Apr. 17, 1843. 

551. V. John Saunders 6 , b. June 8, 1802, at M. He pur- 

chased a farm near Bangor, Me, and had nearly 
paid for it when he was taken sick, and d. Nov. 
6, 1833. He was a sober, industrious young man 
and much beloved. He was unmarried. 

552. VI. Clementina 6 , b. Apr. 24, 1807, at M.; m. (1) Nathan 

Page, of Brooks, Me. ; (2) James P. Moody, 

also of B., who d. . She d. Sept. 25, 1870. 

Child (by 1st marriage.) : 

553. i. John S. 7 (Page) ; d. when abt. 38 yrs. of 

of age — "a fine young man." 
Child (by 2d marriage) : 

554. ii. Dau. 7 (Moody), who m. W. C. Howe, 

of Brooks, Me. 

555. VII. Phebe Ann Kimball 6 , b. at M., May 3, 1809 ; m. 

David 6 Porter, of Dixmont, Me., who is now 
(1884) dec'd. Child : 

556. i. Charles S. 7 , is an enterprising young farmer, 

and a deacon of the Christian Soc. at E. 
Dixmont, Me.; has been twice married. 
His mother res. with him. 



Massachusetts Family. 373 

557. YIII. Augustus Caiphas 6 , b. Sept. 28, 1813 ; m. Julia 
Edwards, Mrs. Georgie Norman, Jane E. "Wil- 
coxson and Ardelle Butterfield. Family 91. 



Family 39. 

558. Jacob 5 Stiles [237] (Timothy 4 , Ezra 3 , Timothy 2 , Eobert 1 ), 
was born at Boxford, Mass., Dec. 10, 1773; bapt. Dec. 12, 
1773 {Boxford Records) ; m. Polly Butler, of Pelham, N. H. 

Children : 

559. I. Fanny 6 ; m. Kenney Gray. She d. at Bennington, 

N. H., Aug., 1883. 

560. II. Mary 6 ; m. Mr. Woodward. 

561. III. Moody 6 ; d. num. 

562. IY. Harriet 6 ; m. Sylvester Wyinan, of Woburn, Mass.; 

living 1884, at Manchester, N. H. 

563. Y. Sabra 6 ; m. Nehemiah Low, of Lowell, Mass., and 

d. within a short time, leaving a son : 

564. i. Frederick N. 7 , who m. Annie Messenger. 

Issue: (1) Edward Everett 8 (Low); (2) 
Frederick N. 8 (Low) Jr.; (3) Adelbert 
Ellsworth 8 (Low) ; (4) George Frank 8 
(Low); all num. in 1883. 

565. YI. Amanda 6 ; m. Eppes Wyman, of Woburn, Mass., 

brother of Sylvester, who m. her sister Har- 
riet. 

566. YTI. Ambrose 6 ; d. unm. 



Family 40. 

567. Nahnm 5 Stiles [249] (Timothy 4 , Ezra 3 , Timothy 2 , 
Eobert 1 ), was bapt. at Boxford, Mass., May 18, 1794 {Boxford 
Records)', m. ; lived in Greenfield, N. H. 

Children : 

568. I. Nahum Hodges 6 ; m. Susannah Cudworth. Family 

92. 

569. II. Jeremiah 6 ; m. Holley; lived at Felton, N. H. 

570. III. Sarah 6 ; m. Harvey Mann; res. at New Boston, 

N. H. 



374 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 41. 

571. Dea. Charles 5 Stiles [250] (Timothy 4 , Ezra 3 , Timothy 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was bapt. at Boxford, Mass., Sept. 30, 1798 {Boxford 
Records) ; m. (1) Lucinda Tenney, who d. 1851; m. (2) Susan 
P. Kendall, who d. Oct. 10, 1866^ se. 53; m. (3) June 18, 1867, 
Beulah (b. May 12, 1812), dau. of Jonas and Sarah P. (Reed) 
Keyes of Westford, Mass.; be res. at Pelham, N. H., where for 
nearly 30 years he was deacon of the Cong. Church. Mr. 
Stiles served in the War of 1812, for which he received a pen- 
sion; he d. at Pelham, May 28, 1882. [His exact age was not 
known by his family, but was supposed to be about 85 years, 
which was doubtless correct, judging from the date of his bap- 
tism, given in the Boxford Records.] His widow was living 
at Pelham, in 1883. 

Children (by 1st marriage): 

572. I. Mary L. 6 , b. Nov., 1819; d. Oct. 17, 1856. 

573. II. Charles F. 6 , b. 1823 ; m. Sarah (b. 1824, in Epping, 

K H.), dan. of Samuel and Sally (Prescott) Hill. 
They res. at Lowell, Mass., where Mr. S. d. in 
1884; no children. 
Children (by 2d marriage): 

574. III. Susan Harriet 6 , b. 1845; m. Mr. Jackson ; was liv- 

ing at Lowell, Mass., in 1884. 

575. IY. Justin K. 6 , b. 1856; was drowned at Lowell, in 

1875. 



Family 42. 

576. Luther 5 Stiles [252] (Ezra 4 , Ezra 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), 
was b. Dec. 17, 1790, where has not been ascertained; m. (1) 
Sally Woodbury, who was born in Sutton, Mass., Oct. 19, 
1790, and d. at Fryeburg Academy, Grant, Me., Feb. 26, 
1861 (?). According to the Pension Office Reports, Luther 
Stiles m. (2) in Oxford Co., Me., Dec. 27, 1660 [possibly the 
date of first wife's death may be wrong], Mrs. Abigail (wid. 
of Nathaniel) Millet, who obtained a pension on account of 
his (Mr. Stiles') military services. He enlisted at Portland, Me., 
Feb., 1818, for one year in an U. S. Artillery Co., under Capt. 
Pitts, to serve on the northern frontier. He d. March, 1868, 



Massachusetts Family. 375 

at Fryeburg Academy, Grant, Me. His widow was living June, 
1880, at North Woodstock, Me., aged 77 years. 

Children (from records furnished by his son, Luther D. 
Stiles) : 

577. I. Mary Ann 6 , b. May 28, 1815. 

578. II. Julia Ann 6 , b. Dec. 23, 1817. 

579. III. Arvilla 6 , b. Aug. 25, 1818. 

580. IV. Augustus Woodbury 6 , b. Aug. 25, 1819; m. Sarah 

Graham. Family 93. 

581. Y. Luther Davis 6 , b. Oct. 24, 1824; m. July, 1854, 

Carrie M. Bugbee, dau. of Joseph and Jerusha 
(Blackmer) Bngbee of Roxbury, Mass.; she b. 
May 11, 1828 {Glover Mem. and Gen. pp. 
382-1227). Mr. Stiles res. in Boston, Mass., and 
d. there Mch. 29, 1888 ; no children. 

582. VI. Charles Dexter 6 , b. May 1, 1826. 

583. VII. Asa Chandler 6 , b. July 19, 1827; m. Mary Jane 

Whittier. Family 94. 

584. VIII. Lafayette 6 , b. April 22, 1830. "Lafayette Stiles 

of Gilead, Me., age 31, mustered into 17th 
Begt., Co. D, Mass. Infantry, Feb. 10, 1862, 
discharged for disability April 25, 1862 " 
{Record of Mass. Volunteers, vol. 2, p. 26). 

585. IX. America Alexander 6 , b. May 20, 1831. 

586. X. Ehoda Columbia 6 , b. May 30, 1834. 



Family 43. 

587. Nathan 5 Stiles [253] (Ezra 4 , Ezra 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), 
was b. July, 1794; m. July 14, 1817, Betsey S. Mason (dau. of 
John). He served in the War of 1812, as private at Sacketts 
Harbor, where he contracted deafness. He res. in Gilead, Me.; 
was a farmer ; died Oct., 1878 ; Mrs. Betsey I. (Mason) Stiles 
d. 1866. 

Children (born at Gilead, Me.) : 

588. I. Valentine L. 6 , b. Aug. 21, 1818; m. Betsey A. 

Burnham. Family 95. 

589. II. Albert D. 6 , b. May 31, 1820 ; m. Beulah Foster. 

Family 96. 



376 Stiles Genealogy. 

590. III. Angeline 6 , b. Nov. 26, 1822 ; m. Feb. 7, 1846, as 

2d wife, Leonard Whitman, farmer, of Bethel, 
Me., who was born Feb. 26, 1808. Mr. W. has 
been an invalid upward of 20 years (1886). Mrs. 
Angeline (Stiles) Whitman died May, 1888, at 
her home in Bethel, Me. Issue : 

591. i. Angeline D. 7 , b. Oct. 10, 1846; m. (1) Geo. 

N. Allen, Dec. 13, 1864; (2) Leonard 
Sullivan, Feb. 27, 1877; res. at Man- 
chester, N. H. Issue (by 1st marriage) : 
(1) Erminie M. 8 (Allen), born about 
1866 ; (2) Frank L. 8 (Allen), born about 
1868 ; (3) Morton W. 8 (Allen), born about 
1870. 

592. ii. Dora V. 7 , b. July 25, 1848 ; m. Dec. 6, 1 870, 

Eugene Z. Whitman, a Free Baptist 
preacher ; res. (1884) at North Sydney, 
Me. Issue: (1) Erving L. 8 (Whitman), 
born about 1872 ; (2) Frank 8 (Whitman), 
born about 1875; (3) Dora M. 8 (Whit- 
man), born about 1881. 

593. iii. Albert L. 7 , born Nov. 16, 1849 ; m. May 12, 

1883, Frances M. Blake. He manages 
the home farm at Bethel, Me. 

594. iv. Alvernon D. 7 , b. May 31, 1851 ; is a ma- 

chinist, and employed at Worcester, 
Mass. 

595. v. Herbert M. 7 , b. March 18, 1853 ; is a farmer 

at Bethel, Me. 

596. vi. Oscar F. 7 , b. March 21, 1855 ; is a farmer 

at Bethel. 

597. vii. Kowena M. 7 , b. March 1, 1857; m. May 27, 

1875, Levi N. Bartlett; res. (1884), at 
Bethel. Issue : (1) Grace L. 8 (Bartlett), 
b. about 1877 ; (2) Maud A. 8 (Bartlett), 
b. about 1879. 

598. viii. Eldon E. 7 , b. Jan. 7, 1860; was formerly 

employed in a file factory at Worcester, 
Mass. In 1885 he took a situation as con- 
ductor on the cars of the Metropolitan 
Horse railroad, Boston. 



Massachusetts Family. 377 

599. ix. Mellen M. 7 , b. June 28, 1861 ; m. July 27, 

1884, Lottie E. Scribner ; res. (1884) at 
Worcester, Mass. ; employed in a file fac- 
tory. 

600. IY. Mary O. 6 , b. May 21, 1826 ; m. Orrin Foster of 

Newry, Me. Mr. F. is a farmer and cattle- 
drover ; has been thrice elected to the State Leg- 
islature. In 1883 was town clerk and justice of 
the peace at Newry. 

601. Y. Andrew J. 6 , b. Aug. 7, 1828 ; m. Eliza . 

Family 97. 

602. YI. Laura J. 6 , b. Oct. 28, 1830; m. 1850, William 

Smith of Halifax, K S. ; res. (1884) in New 
York city. 

603. YIL Amanda P. 6 , b. Feb. 22, 1832; m. James Easton; 

res. Brooklyn, N. Y. ; has a large family. 

604. YIII. Betsey M. 6 , b. April 14, 1835 ; m. June, 1856, Or- 

lando J. Cross of Bethel, Me., who, at the time, 
had charge of a " section " of the railroad. He 
soon after lost his right arm by the accidental 
discharge of a gun, and has been in poor health 
ever since ; is now a farmer. Issue : 

605. i. Ernest 7 ; m. , who died Aug., 1884, 

leaving 2 young daughters. 

606. ii. Lena 7 ; m. Charles F. Shaw of Bethel, Me. ; 

2 daus. 

607. iii. Arthur 7 . 

608. iv. Elmer 7 . 

609. v. Inez 7 , b. about 1870. 

610. IX. Eowena Wight 6 , b. March 25, 1844; m. 1860, 

Lyman Parkman (b. 1838), of E. Corinth, Me. ; 
is a farmer. Issue : 

611. i. Alice May 7 , b. Aug. 3, 1865 ; is a talented 

musician. 



Family 44. 

612. Capt Peter 6 Stiles [267] (Jonathan 5 , Lieut. Levi 4 , Ja- 
cob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Lunenburg, Mass., Aug. 
20, 1783 ; m. Jan. 27, 1805, Lucy (dau. of Jones and Damaris) 
Johnson of Sterling, Mass. (b. March 23, 1799). They re- 
48 



378 Stiles Genealogy. 

moved to Kirby, Caledonia county, Yt., where both died ; he 
Oct. 17, 1835 ; she March 12, 1858. He was a farmer by occu- 
pation, and in the last years of his life was also a Methodist 
preacher.* 

Children (from record furnished by Mrs. Lucy E. [Stiles] 
Carpenter): 

613. I. Ebenezer J. 7 , b. July 21, 1806; m. Arvilla Milli- 

ken. Family 98. 

614. II. Dau. 7 ; d. soon. 

615. III. Jonathan 7 , b. Apr. 1, 1812; d. at Kirby, Yt., Nov. 

29, 1831. 

616. IY. Jonas G. 7 , b. Feb. 2, 1815; m. Lorana Brown. 

Family 99. 

617. Y. Joel 7 , b. Sept. 18, 1817; d. Apr. 22, 1818. 

618. YI. Lucy Eunice 7 ,, b. at Kirby, Yt., June 3, 1820; m. 

Asa Carpenter (b. at Sharon, Yt., Oct. 10, 1804); 
res. (1888) at Lyndon, Yt. Issue: 

* Obituary of Eev. Peter Stiles. [It will be seen that he is here mentioned 
as both Capt. and Rev.] 

"Died in Kirby, Vt., Oct. 17, 1835, Capt. Peter Stiles, aged 52 years. 
Mr. Stiles emigrated from Lunenburg, Mass., to this State about 30 years 
since, and resided in Kirby that length of time. 

" Few of the early settlers of this section have been more generally re- 
spected and beloved. For 26 years he has been a member of the Methodist 
Episcopal church; a large share of the time he held an official station in 
the church, and for several of the last years had been a local preacher. 

"In the town of which he was so long an inhabitant, where he also held 
different offices — he lived respected not only for the liberal and generous 
feeling he uniformly exhibited to those who may have differed from him 
in sentiment, but for his strict integrity of Christian walk. He died sin- 
cerely lamented. 

' ' For two years prior to his death he had gradually declined with a can- 
cerous tumor, and for the last four months his sufferings were such as seldom 
have a parallel, but his patience and submission bespoke clearly his con- 
fidence in the providence of God, and showed with brightest evidence that 

" ' The chamber where a good man meets his fate, 
Is privileged beyond the common walks of life.' 

' 'After he had arranged his temporal interests, a few days before his de- 
cease, expressing the utmost confidence in the goodness of God, and the 
correctness of the religious sentiments he had so long maintained, he ar- 
ranged the exercises for his funeral services, and composed himself for the 
solemn moment of his departure, exclaiming, ' I long to be gone ! ' and 
when the cold grasp was fixed upon him he affectionately bade his com- 
panion and children farewell, and sweetly fell asleep." 

K. H. Denning. 



Massachusetts Family. 379 

619. i. Hattie O. 8 , b. May 21, 1846; m. 1871, Mar- 

cus L. Hovey of East St. Johnsbury, Yt. 
Issue: (1) Elmer 9 (Hovey), b. Mch., 1872; 
(2) Harry C. 9 (Hovey), b. Jan. 1878; (3) 
Leonard W. 9 (Hovey), b. Aug., 1880. 

620. ii. Mary A. 8 , b. Jan. 26, 1852; m. William H. 

Bowker; res. (1883) at Lyndon, Yt. 
No children. 

Mrs. Lucy (Johnson) Stiles d. at Kirby, 
Yt., Mch. 12, 1838, aged 76 years* 



Family 45. 

621. Isaac 6 Stiles [268] (Jonathan 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Tim- 
othy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Lunenburg, Mass., Oct. 3, 1785 ; 
m. Oct. 6, 1816, Miriam (b. at Shrewsbury, Mass., Feb. 3, 1791), 
dau. of Reuben and Betsey Baker, of Shrewsbury. They res. 
at Maiden, Mass., where Mr. Stiles d. Feb. 6, 1833. Mrs. Miriam 
(Baker) Stiles d. at Winchester, Mass., Sept. 26, 1872, aged 81 
yrs. 7 mos. and 23 days. 

Children : 

622. I. Harriet Woodbury 7 , b. Aug. 10, 1817 ; m. Philan- 

der Barney (b. in Rehoboth, Mass., June 24, 
1815), of Providence, R. I. He d. Mch. 10, 
1882. Issue : 

623. i. Charles Philander 8 , b. Dec. 13, 1844; d. 

Sept. 4, 1845. 

624. ii. Henry Augustus 8 , b. Oct. 29, 1847. 

* Obituary of Mrs. Lucy (Johnson) Stiles: 

" Sister Stiles embraced the Saviour when 25 years of age, and joined the 
Cong, church, but subsequently joined the Methodist Episcopal church, 
in which she remained a worthy spiritual member until summoned to join 
the church triumphant. She and her departed husband were emphatically 
laborers in the vineyard of their Divine Master. They early shared the 
toils and deprivations of the first settlers of this section of our country, but 
while preparing the solitary wilderness for culture, they were also zealous 
in preparing the hearts of neighbors and friends to receive the good seed 
of the kingdom. Their united efforts were not in vain, the Lord was with 
them. As might have expected, this mother in Israel left the world in 
triumph, thereby evidencing the reality of our holy religion. Peace to her 
memory ! Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord ! " 

(D. Baker.) 



380 Stiles Genealogy. 

625. iii. Frederick Walter 8 , b. Dec. 3, 1849; m. 

Emma Burr Jenks, Dec. 17, 1883. Issue : 
(1) Marion Har^raves 9 , b. May 12, 1890, 
at Providence, K. L; (2) Ruth Stiles 9 , b. 
May 12, 1890, at Providence, "R. I. 

626. II. Emeline Baker 7 , b. Jan. 8, 1821 ; m. William Ful- 

ler Ayer, of Charlestown, Mass., who was b. 
Apr. 5, 1815 ; d. Jan. 18, 1870. Mrs. Ayer res. 
(1891) with her dau. at Providence. Issue : 

627. i. William Henry 8 , b. Nov. 29, 1839 ; m. Jan. 

18, 1875, Alvira A. Leach, of Providence. 
He d. May 4, 1879 * 

628. ii. Emma Josephine 8 , b. Jan. 15, 1846 ; m. Jan. 

15, 1868, Dr. Oliver Henry Arnold, who 
was afterward in practice at Pawtucket, 
R. I., for several years. In Aug., 1883, 
Dr. and Mrs. Arnold sailed for Europe — 
he to attend lectures and take up hospital 
work at Vienna for a while, his wife in 
the meantime to improve the opportu- 

* William Henry Ayer enlisted May, 1862, as a private in the 10th R. I. 
Regt. (3 mos). After his return in Sept., '62, he re-enlisted in the 11th R. 
I. Regt. (9 mos.); was app'd Lieut., and soon promoted to Capt. of Co. A. 
They were associated with the 14th N. Y., 22d Conn., and 40th Mass. 
Regts., afterward with the 16th Virginia, and 1st Virginia Battery, under 
Gen. Robert Cowdin. For the first three mos. they did picket duty on the 
front, which lay between Lewinsville and Falls Church. The middle of 
April, 1863, they were ordered to Suffolk to join Gen. Terry's Brigade. 
Here they were engaged in building earthworks, supporting batteries, and 
in the trenches; performed their part in two expeditions to the Blackwater, 
and in one of these made a march of six days in the intensest heat of a 
summer's sun, with the fortitude of soldier's long in servioe. They showed 
their fighting qualities in their skirmishing with the enemy in the Black- 
water raids. At the close of their last march to Williamsburg, William 
was taken with typhoid malarial fever, and for eight days was delirious. 
When reason returned there was no hope of his recovery, and orders were 
given that he should be carried to the hospital at Fortress Monroe, as his 
regiment was to start immediately for home; but the men of his company 
begged for the privilege of carrying him on a stretcher to the transport in 
which they were to leave. The request was granted, and on a hot July 
day they carried him two miles, and laid him in his berth, where he re- 
mained until they landed in Providence. The hope of reaching home kept 
him alive, but for weeks after his return we had no hope of his recovery, 
and it was more than a year before he was able to do any thing. The seeds 
of malaria laid the foundation for the disease which finally cost him his 
life, though many years afterward, as he d. in '77. {From a letter of Ms 
mother.) 



Massachusetts Family. 381 

nity to perfect her musical education at 
the Conservatory of Music, at Yienna. 
They returned home in 1885, and located 
at Providence, R. I . 
629.. III. Isaac Augustus 7 , b. Oct. 11, 1825; m. Emeline 
Estes Cox. Family 100. 

630. IY. Caroline Miriam 7 , b. March 19, 1829; m. Albert 

Ayer (cousin to Wm. Fuller Ayer), of Charles- 
town, Mass. Issue: 

631. i. Adelaide Frances 8 , b. April, 1849; d. Aug. 

3, 1851. 

632. ii. Infant 8 dau. 

633. iii. Eugene Albert 8 , b. Oct. 18, 1852; m. 

Adelaide Maria Whitney of Winchester, 
Mass. Issue : (1) Luther Symmes 9 (Ayer), 
b. Oct. 7. 1876; (2) Evelyn Whitney 9 
(Ayer), b. Nov. 14, 1879; (3) Miriam 
Baker 9 (Aver), b. Aug. 30, 1883; (4) Ra- 
chel Whiter 9 (Ayer), b. May 15, 1887 ; 
'5) Helen Gertrude 9 (Ayer), b. Nov. 23, 
1888; (6) Dorothy 9 (Ayer), b. July 22, 
1890. 

634. iv. Fannie 8 , b. Sept. 1, 1857 ; m. George 

Weld of Winchester, Mass. Issue: (1) 
Alfred Ollis 9 (Weld), b. June 11, 1881; 
(2) Stanley Burnham 9 (Weld), b. July 17, 
1890. 

635. v. Edwin 8 , b. 1860; d. young. 

636. Y. Henry Martyn 7 , b. July 31, 1833; d. April 15, 

1878. 



Family 46. 

637. Col. Theodore Lyman 6 Stiles [270] (Jonathan 5 , Lt. 
Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Lunenburg, Mass., 
Oct. 24, 1790. He at first received the name of Jonathan 
which he had changed by an act of Legislature to Theodore 
Lyman; m. May 12, 1812, Hannah Adams (b. at Rutland, 
Mass., May 12, 1792), who d. at Maiden, Mass., Oct. 10, 1876. 
Mr. Stiles removed from Leominster, Mass., to Maiden, about 
the year 1815. He was much interested in Masonic and mili- 



382 Stiles Genealogy. 

tary matters; was Col. of the 5th Kegt. Mass. Militia for 
several years ; he also represented his town in the State Legis- 
lature at different times; he d. Aug. 13, 1848. 
Children : 

638. I. William Lewis 7 , b. Oct. 15, 1812; m. Eliza E. 

Johnson. Family 101. 

639. II. Lucinda Adams 7 , b. July 23, 181- ; m. Nov. 28, 

1833, Charles H. Brown (b. Dec. 17, 1813); res. 
at Maiden, Mass. Mrs. B. d. Jan. 30, 1890, of 
apoplexy. Issue : 

640. i. Charles William 8 , b. March 29, 1835 ; m. 

Ellen F. Johnson, Jan. 1, 1856 ; child : 
William Francis 9 (Brown), b. May 19, 1890. 
Mrs. Ellen (Johnson) Brown d. Feb., 1869. 

641. ii. Lucinda Marion 8 , b. Dec. 25, 1838 ; d. voung. 

642. iii. Henry Bacon 8 , b. Dec. 23, 1839; m." Laura 

A. Morse, of Ballardvale, Mass., July, 
1857; child: Edwin Stiles 9 (Brown), b. 
April 19, 1859. 

643. iv. George Barney 8 , b. July 28, 1845 ; m. 

Martha G. Davis, of Saugus, Mass., Jan. 
5, 1868; child: Ida Lizzie 9 (Brown), b. 
July 31, 1869. 

644. III. Lauriston 7 , b. March 21, 1820 ; m. Lucinda Maria 

Gilson. Family 102. 

645. IV. Theodore 7 ; d. young. 

646. V. Infant 7 . 

647. VI. Lucy 7 ; d. at the age of 4 years. 

648. VII. Oris'sa 7 ("Orra"), b. Sept. 17, 1826; m. Bobert 

Newhall, in 1847. He d. Nov. 12, 1876, ae. 62. 
Issue : 

649. i. Abby Florence 8 , b. Jan. 17, 1851 ; d. Aug. 

29, 1851. 

650. ii. Edwin Florene 8 , b. Aug. 24, 1852 ; m. Ella 

Frances Jordan, Feb. 22, 1877 ; no chil. 

651. VIII. Edwin Brown 7 , b. at Maiden, Mass., Sept. 10, 1827. 

Mr. Stiles went to California in 1849 ; now 
(1884) res. at Santa Barbara, Cal.; has held 
several offices under Government; has been 
Judge of some Court in Cal.; is m. and has 2 
children. 



Massachusetts lamily. 383 

652. IX. Theodore Levi 7 , b. April 23, 1841; he served in the 

War of the Rebellion, and d. in camp at Carroll- 
ton, Louisiana, in 1862, at the age of 21 years. 

653. X. Son 7 ; d. in infancy. 



Family 47. 

!F 654. Ziba" Stiles [272] (Jonathan 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Tim- 
othy 2 , Eobert 1 ), was b. at Lunenburg, Mass., Sept. 6, 1795; m. 
March 21, 1822, Sally Tyler of Leominster, Mass. He d. 
Oct. 11, 1822. 

Child : 
655. I. Mary Elizabeth 7 , b. April 1, 1823 ; m. Augustus 
P. Burdett of Clinton, Mass. She died Aug. 14, 
1849, se. 26. 



Family 48. 

656. Joseph 6 Stiles [277] (Nahum 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Tim- 
othy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Lunenburg, Mass., June 1, 1789 ; 
m. May 5, 1811, at Norwich, Vt., Jemima Sawyer of N. 
They resided for many years at Windsor, Yt. He served in 
the War of 1812, for which his widow received a pension 
{Pension Office Reports, Washington, D. C). He died at 
Windsor, May 23, 1882. Mrs. Jemima (Sawyer) Stiles died at 
Windsor, May 4, 1872, se. 86 yrs. 

Children : 

657. I. Loraine B. 7 , b. Sept. 21, 1811, in Norwich, Yt. ; 

m. George Simpson, a Scotchman, of Tariffville, 
Conn. Issue : 

658. i. James 8 , b. in Conn. 

659. ii. Joseph 8 , b. in Conn. ; m. ; no chil. ; 

died in the late war with the South. 

660. iii. George 8 , b. in Conn. 

661. iv. Robert 8 , b. in Pleasant Yalley, Ind., to 

which place his parents had removed, after 
the birth of their 3d child. 

662. II. Joseph Nathan 7 (Dr.), b. Aug. 13, 1813; m. Aurora 

Savage and Mrs. Diantha Durkee. Family 103. 



384 Stiles Genealogy. 

663. III. Mary Ann 7 , b. Sept. 8, 1815 ; d. unm. at the home 

of her sister, Mrs. Jane Bixby, at Ludlow, Yt., 
of heart disease, Sunday, Jan. 8, 1888, age 72 
yrs. 4 mos. For the past 3 yrs. she has lived 
with her sister. The larger part of her life was 
spent in Windsor, Yt. She was a good woman 
(Local paper). 

664. IY. Sarah 7 , b. Sept. 26, 1817, at White Eiver Yillage, 

Yt. ; m. April 2, 1837, William H. Butman of 
Enfield, N. H. They resided at Windsor, where 
Mr. B. kept a store and tin-shop. He was a 
prominent Mason, and at some time held some 
town office. Mrs. Sarah (Stiles) Butman died 
Feb. 5, 1878 ; Mr. B. died Nov. 9, 1881. Issue : 

665. i. William Alonzo 8 , b. at Ac worth, N. H., Feb. 

22, 1838; res. (1883) at Miller's Falls, 
Mass. ; m. Eveline C. Paul, who d. May 
9, 1878, £e. 33. Issue: (1) Elmer E. 9 
(Butman) ; (2) Clara 9 (Butman) ; m. Ed. 
Wether by ; res. at Waltham, Mass. 
QQ6. ii. Charles Franklin 8 , b. at Cornish, N. H. ; m. 

twice ; res. (1883) at Waltham, Mass. 
Children : (1) Lou. 9 (Butman) ; m. Mr. 
Paul. Issue : (a) Elmer 10 (Paul) ; res. 
Waltham ; (2) Charlie 9 (Butman) ; m. Miss 
Paul ; res. Waltham. 

667. iii. Sarah Jane 8 , b. Aug. 27, 18 — , at Windsor, 

Yt. ; m. Solon Buckman of Windsor, 
Yt. ; res. (1883) at Miller's Falls, Mass. 
Issue : (1) Addie A. 9 (Buckman) ; m. 
Charles Darling ; res. (1883) at Leyden, 
Mass. ; have children. 

668. iv. Ella Frances 8 , b. Jan. 4, 1846, at Wind- 

sor, Yt. ; m. Oct. 28, 1867, James 
Norris (son of Stephen M. and Elizabeth) 
Oilman of Danville, P. Q. Issue: (1) 
James Nat. 9 (Gilman), b. March 27, 1875 ; 
(2) Amelia (" Millie") Frances 9 (Gilman), 
b. July 14, 1878 ; d. Aug. 22, 1882. 

669. Y. Frances Eveline 7 , b. Sept. 28, 1819, at Hartford, 

Yt. ; m. Oct. 22, 1839, Carlton Dothan (son of 



Massachusetts Family. 385 

Solomon and Deborah) Hazen* (b. at Hartford, 
Vt., June 1, 1816). They resided for many years 
at Windsor, Yt., where for a time, Mr. H. was 
in the dairy business. He was justice of the 
peace at W., and also deacon of the Congrega- 
tional church. In 1881 they removed to 
Greeley, Col., where they still (1883) reside. 
Issue: 

670. i. Frances Jane 8 , b. May 4, 1847 ; d. Sept. 8, 

1847. 

671. ii. Norman Fuller 8 , b. at Hartford, Yt., Sept. 

5, 1840; m. at Memphis, Term., Nov. 7, 
1865, Anna Aiken, born April 11, 1846. 
He enlisted in the 51st Regt. 111. Yols., 
and served 3 years during the War of the 
Kebellion. Issue: (1) Carrie Frances 9 
(Hazen), b. Oct 30, 1868, at Hartford, Yt.; 
(2) Ida Louisa 9 (Hazen), b. Feb., 1872 ; 

(3) 9 . 

Mr. H. res. (1884) at Gunnison, Col. 

672. iii. Emma Jane 8 , b. at H., March 6, 1849 ; m. 

June 30, 1 870, Koland B. Harrington of 
Quechee, Yt. ; res. (1884) at Greeley, 
Col. Child : (1) Francis Kay 9 (Harring- 
ton), b. Nov. 5, 1875 ; (2) 9 . 

673. iv. Theodora Slaughter 8 , b. May 5, 1863, at West 

Hartford, Yt. ; m. Oct. 20, 1883, Edward 
E. (son of Kev. Mr.) Packard of Greeley, 
Col. 

674. YI. James Frank 7 , b. Aug. 19, 182 1 ; m. Philena Moore. 

Family 104. 

675. VII. Horace Tilden 7 , b. Sept. 14, 1823; m. Charlotte 

Vincent. Family 105. 

676. VIII. John Standish 7 , b. May 14, 1825; m. Mrs. Emily 

Blossom. Family 106. 

677. IX. Jane Sawyer 1 , b. May 14, 1825; m. July 22, 1850, 

Amos Bixoy (b. at Mt. Holly, Vt., Sept. 24, 
1828), formerly a dentist, at present (1884) a 
photographer; res. at Ludlow, Vt. Issue: 

Carlton' D. Hazen (Solomon 6 , Solomon 6 , Thomas 4 , Thomas 3 , Thomas 2 , 
Edward 1 of Rowley, Mass.). 

49 



386 Stiles Genealogy. 

678. i. Mary Ada 8 , b. at Claremont, N. H., Oct. 11, 

1851; m. at Manchester, N. H., Aug. 18, 
1887, Rev. John Eastman of W. Concord, 
"Vt. Mr. E. grad. at Tufts Coll.; was or- 
dained a Universalist minister in 1882. 

679. ii. Wilbur Fiske 8 , b. at Hartford, Vt., Mch. 12, 

1853; m. Nellie Miller of Bolton, N. Y. 
Issue: (1) Franklin Stoddard 9 (Bixby); 
(2) Fred 9 (Bixby). 

680. iii. Katherine Salome 8 , b. July 7, 1855; m. 

Feb. 18, 1875, Frank P. White of Lud- 
low, Yt. She d. May 18, 1883. Issue: 

(1) Maude C. 9 (White), b. Mch. 29, 1876; 

(2) Glen Willie 9 (White), b. Mch. 23, 
1878; (3) Nellie May 9 (White), b. May 1, 
1883. 

681. iv. Wentworth Marble 8 , b. Feb. 5, 1858; grad. 

at Middlebury Coll., Yt., 1880. 

682. X. Daniel 7 , b. June 20, 1827; m. Phebe Yincent. 

Family 107. 

683. XI. Alonzo Whipple 7 , b. at Hartford, Yt.; d. aged 21 

mos. 



Family 49. 

684. Josiah D. 6 Stiles [279] (Nahum 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Lunenburg, Mass., June 11, 1792 
(ace. to Lunenburg records, although his son gives June 18, 
1792, as the date); m. Mch. 11, 1$16 (when of Leominster, 
Mass.), Hannah Bowers, who was b. Mch. 16, 1787, and d. 
1859. He d. 1875. 

Children (from a record furnished by Henry Bowers Stiles 
Esq.): 

685/ I. Henry Bowers 7 , b. June 28, 1816; m. Betsey A. 
Smith and Hattie L. Seaver. Family 108. 

686. II. Mary Ann 7 , b. July 27, 1818; d. 1819. 

687. III. Mary 7 , b. Feb. 12, 1820, at Littleton, Mass.; m. (1) 

May 11, 1837, Joel (son of Josiah and Bethiah 
Eeed) Spaulding (b. Aug. 19, 1809), who d. 
Aug. 10, 1869. Mrs. S. res. at Townsend, Mass., 



Massachusetts Family. 387 

until 1870, when she rem. to Sterling, Mass. 
She m. (2) Luther M. Hapgood, Feb. 26, 1884; 
res. at Sterling. Issue (by 1st marriage): 

688. i. Albert 8 , b. at Townsend, Mass., May 18, 

1839; d. in hospital at Hilton Head, Oct. 
16, 1863. 

689. ii. Stephen Augustus 8 , b. Dec. 16, 1841; d. 

Nov. 12, 1863. 

690. iii. Henry A. 8 , b. June 10, 1844; m. Maria 

Tupper of N. Y.; d. Oct., 1863, within a 
few days of his brother. Both served in 
the War of the Rebellion. They enlisted 
in 1862, in the 4th Regt. ft. H.Yols. 

691. iv. Everett 8 , b. June 19, 1846; d. Dec. 3, 1851. 

692. v. Asenath 8 , b. July 15, 1848; m. George Bat)- 

COck of Bolton, Mass. 

693. vi. Mary Elizabeth 8 , b. July 22, 1851; m. (1) 

Henry H. DaTis of Sterling, Mass.; m. 
(2) - — Nelson. 

694. vii. Loren Everett 8 , b. Oct. 3, 1859. 

695. IV. John H. 7 , b. Apr. 4, 1822; m. Julia E. Prentice. 

Family 109. 

696. Y. Josiah D. 7 , b. Dec. 3, 1824; d. at sea. 

Family 50. 

697. Lewis 6 Stiles [280] (Nalxum 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was b. at Lunenburg, Mass., Aug. 18, 1795; m. Betsey 
Hartwell* at Townsend, Mass. (by Rev. David Palmer of T.), 
June 29, 1815. Mr. Stiles was a cordwainer by trade. His 
last place of residence was Amherst, N. H., where he d. Mch. 
23, 1875. [Mrs. Stiles, during her later years, was called Eliza 
instead of Betsey.] She d. at Amherst, Jan. 28, 1879, aged 
91 years. 

Children (from 1st edition of " The Mass. Stiles Family "): 

698. I. Walter Lewis 7 , b. at Fitchburg, Mass., May 10, 1816; 

m. Fanny Squiers and . Family 110 

*The History of Shirley, Mass., states that Betsey, the 10th child of 
Leonard and Abigail (Pierce) Hartwell, of Berlin, Mass., m. Lewis Stiles; 
but this is an error, for the marriage of Lewis Stiles and Betsey Hartwell 
took place nearly 3 years before that of Leonard Hartwell and Abigail Pierce. 
— M. S. P. Q. 



388 Stiles Genealogy. 

699. II. Dorinda 7 , b. at Boston, Mass., May 30, 1818; d. 

Oct. 20, 1819. 

700. III. Dorinda A. 7 , b. at Acton, Mass., Feb. 4, 1820 ; m. 

Sept., 1851, Willard L. Fisher (b. Dec. 3, 1830, 
at Woodstock, Vt.), machinist, at Nashua, N. 
H. ; later, in W altham, Mass., watch factory ; 
now (1886) keeps a fancy goods and periodical 
store in W. 

701. IV. Roxanna H. 7 , b. at Concord, Mass., Dec. 23, 1822 ; 

m. Jan. 24, 1853, Lorenzo Cutter, mill-overseer 
of Manchester, N. H., since divorced; res. (1886), 
at Amherst, N. H. 

702. V. Clarissa Melinda 7 , b. at Nashua, N. H., Apr. 13, 

1827; m. at Amherst, N. H., Apr. 11, 1848, 
Solomon Kirby, of New Haven, Vt., a farmer ; 
res. for a time in N. H., afterward at Princeton, 
111. Mr. K. d. at Amherst in 1882. They had 
12 children : 

703. i. Leroy 8 , b. in N. H. 

704. ii. Melvina 8 , b. in N. H. 

705. iii. Dan. 8 ; m. 

706. iv. Dan. 8 ; m. 

707. v. Son 8 , d. infant in Nashua. 

708. vi. Son 8 , d. infant, in Nashua. 

709. vii. Dau. 8 , d. infant, in Nashua. 

710. VI. William A. 7 , b. Jan. 24, 1829 ; d. Feb. 29, 1829. 

711. VII. George Hartwell 7 , b. Apr. 15, 1830; d. Sept. 24, 

1830. 

712. VIII. Eliza Jane 7 , b. June 2, 1832 ; d. June 24, 1833. 

713. IX. Martha Ann 7 , b. June 2, 1832; m., 2d, wife, Nov. 

18, 1853, Rodney S. (son of Simeon and Betsey 
[Dennis]) Lakin, b. June 13, 1819 ; merchant 
at Hancock, N. H. Issue : 

714. i. Uertrude Hartwell 8 , b. Oct. 19, 1869. 



Family 51. 

715. Levi 6 Stiles [290] (Peleg S. 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Tim- 
othy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Lunenburg, Mass., Mch. 4, 1789 ; 
according to the town record in the old Family Bible, now 



Massachusetts Family. 389 

owned by his daughter, Mrs. M. A. Cook, married Relief Hea- 
ton (b. in Charlemont, Mass., May 29, 1788, according to the 
Family Bible), Dec. 8, 1811, at Duxbury, Yt. " They settled 
at first at Moretown, Yt. In 1814 they rem. to Pittsford, 
Yt., where they occupied the place now owned by David 
Charles in the easterly part of the town. He was a soldier and 
pensioner of the War of 1812" (Caverly's Hist, of Pittsford, 
Vt., p. 455). "Levi Stiles volunteered at Moretown, Yt., 
abt. Sept. 1, 1812, under Capt. Robertson, Col. Smalley's 
Regt., Yt. Militia, for three months, also volunteered Sept., 
1814, on the alarm of the British advance towards Plattsburgh, 
N. Y. Was in the battle at that place, Sept. 6, 1814" (Pen- 
sion Office Reports}. In March, 1874, Mr. Levi Stiles was 
living at Weathersfield, Yt. He died at Pittsford in 1874, 
and his widow not long afterward : 
Children (born at Moretown, Yt.) : 

716. *I. Azro B. 7 , b. Aug. 4, 1812; m. Hannah Woodbury 

and Sarah Wells. Family 111. 

717. II. Orrin 7 , b. May 4, 1814; m. Tryphenia Holt. 

Family 122. 

718. III. Edmund K. 7 , b. July 12, 1817; m. Susan E. Green- 

leaf. Familv 113. 

719. TV. Sophronia 7 , b. Dec. 25, 1819 ; m. David Thayer, 

1850 ; went to res. at Quincy, Mass. ; now (1884) 
dec'd ; 2 chil. 

720. Y. Mary Ann 7 , b. Aug. 29, 1823 ; m. (1) 1851, George 

Sutherland of Pictou, N. S., and settled in 
Quincv, Mass. Mr. S. d. of consumption in 
Middlesex, Yt., in 1865. She m. (2) in 1867, 
Ebenezer Cook, of Perkinsville, Yt., a soldier in 
the late war. Mr. C. d. 1872, and his widow 
receives a pension as such. She resides at Spring- 
field, Yt. Children (by 1st marriage) : 

721. i. Frederick A. 8 (Sutherland), b. abt. 1853; 

res. (1884) at Grand Rapids, Mich. 

722. ii. Arietta 8 (Sutherland), b. abt. 1856; res. 

(1884) with her mother, at Springfield, 
Yt. 

723. iii. Dora R. 8 (Sutherland), b. abt. 1859 ; m. 

Fred. T. Warfield; res. (1884), at Gard- 
ner, Mass. 



390 Stiles Genealogy. 

724. iv. Child 8 ; d. 1863. 

725. V. Jane 7 ; m. Warren Wells. She is now (1884) a 

widow, and living at Concord, N. H. ; has 5 
chil. 

726. YI. Wyman D. 7 ; m. (1) , of Waipio, Hamakua, 

Hawaii ; (2) Ha-wa-he, of Hawaii. Family 
114. 

727. VII. Julia 7 ; m. as 2d wife, David Thayer, of Quincy, 

Mass., whose former wife was her sister So- 
phronia. She died without children . 

728. VIII. Charles A. 7 , b. June 3, 1833; m. Mary F. Jackson. 

Family 115. 



Family 52. 

729. Danforth Wetherby 6 Stiles [294J (Peleg S. 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , 
Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. in Norwich, Vt., July 4, 
1794; m. at Middlesex, Vt, Dec. 30, 1816, Emily (b. in Spring- 
field, Vt., June 15, 1802), dau. of Daniel Houghton of Middle- 
sex, Vt. " They resided for 30 years at Middlesex, and 2 years 
at Worcester, both in Vt.; rem. to Wisconsin about 1848, where 
he died of cholera, July 23, 1849, at Columbus. When about 
18 years of age he volunteered in the War of 1812, serving 
under Capt. Putnam in the 16th Yt. Regt, Col. Peck, at 
Moretown, Vt. Mrs. Emily Stiles d. at Fall River, Wis., 
May 25, 1879 " [Pension Office -Records]. 

Children : 

730. I. Frederick W. 7 , b. June 29, 1822; m. Lydia Kinson. 

Family 116. 

731. II. Belinda A. 7 , b. Sept. 12, 1831; res. (1883) at Fall 

River, Wis.; unm. 

732. III. Harriet R. 7 , b. July 4, 1834; m. (1) Franklin In- 

galls in Fall River, Wis., Feb. 13, 1856; was 
soon left a widow (1st edition, Mass. Stiles 
Family, p. 34); m. (2) in 1858, John Smith; 
res. at Fall River, Wis. Issue (by 2nd mar- 
riage) : 

733. i. Fred L. 8 , b. Sept., 1860. 

734. ii. Clara E. 8 , b. Apr., 1862. 

735. iii. Thomas S. 8 , b. Mch., 1864. 



Massachusetts Family. 391 

736. IV. Mary R. 7 , b. Sept. 13, 1837; m. Jan. 1, 1856, H. 

R. Hancock ; res. (1883) at Columbus, Wis. 

J Ggllp ■ 

737. i. Nellie D. 8 , b. Mch. 26, 1859. 

738. ii. Lydia Florence 8 , b. Mch. 21, 1861. 

739. iii. Edwin E. 8 , b. Dec. 22, 1862. 

740. iv. Cora Inez 8 , b. Mch. 12, 1865. 

741. v. Millie S. 8 , b. May 8, 1867. 

742. vi. Herbert J. 8 , b. Sept. 5, 1870. 

743. vii. Willis J. 8 , b. Apr. 26, 1873. 

744. viii. Laura Emily 8 , b. 'Nov. 29, 1878. 

745. ix. Walter H. 8 , b. Feb. 17, 1881. 



Family 53. 

746. Reuben 6 Stiles [296] (Peleg S.*, Lt. Levi|, Jacob 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Moretown," Vt., Jan. 31, 1799; 
m. at M., Dec. 19, 1822, Adeline Cobb; rem. to Wisconsin in 
1844, and settled on a farm in Columbus, Columbia Co., where 
he is still (1883) living. His sons are all farmers, and res. in 
Columbus and adjoining towns. 

Children (all, with one exception, have the same P. O. ad- 
dress, Columbus, Wis.): 

747. I. Orpha M. 7 , b. Mch. 30, 1825; m. Jan. 1, 1843, 

James Montgomery. Issue: 

748. i. Cyrus 8 , b. Dec. 2, 1844; m. (1) Jan. 1, 1868, 

Mary Weber, who d. Aug., 1880; m. (2) 
Nov. 29, 1882, Jennie Inglis. 

749. ii. Mary 8 , b. Sept. 12, 1846; m. Archibald 

Sanderson, Nov. 19, 1863. 

750. iii. Sarah 8 , b. Aug. 22, 1848; m. Sept. 8, 1867, 

William McBurnie. 

751. iv. Ella J. 8 , b. Aug. 2, 1850; m. Sept, 13, 1873, 

Albert Wilton ; res. Piano, 111. 

752. v. Emma J. 8 , b. May 5, 1852; m. Feb. 26, 

1869, Henry Curtis. 

753. vi. Hannah B. 8 , b. Mch. 9, 1854; m. Milan 

Brewer, Mch. 11, 1880. 

754. vii. Adelia M. 8 , b. June 9, 1856; m. Cheney 

Lucy, Dec. 22, 1880. 



392 Stiles Genealogy. 

755. viii. Amelia M. 8 , b. June 9, 1856; d. Sept. 23, 

1856. 

756. ix. Henry W. 8 , b. June 16, 1858. 

757. x. William 8 , b. Jan. 27, 1860. 

758. xi. Adeline 8 , b. Aug. 6, 1862. 

759. xii. James W. 8 , b. Dec. 6, 1863. 

760. II. George W. 7 , b. June 19, 1829; m. Harriet Redfield 

and Mrs. Katherine JBlanchard. Family 117. 

761. III. Charles D. 7 , b. Aug. 19, 1834; in. Margaret Baker. 

Family 118. 

762. IY. William H. 7 , b. Nov. 14, 1836; m. Julia Moore. 

Family 119. 



Family 54. 

763. Enos 6 Stiles [304] (Peleg S. 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Tim- 
othy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Moretown, Yt., March 24, 1808; m. 
(1) his cousin Matilda McElroy; m. (2) Betsey White; res. at 
Middlesex, Yt.; is a manufacturer of linseed oil. 

Children (by 1st marriage): 

764. I. Matilda Ann 7 . 
Children (by 2d marriage): 

765. II. Son 7 (perhaps other children). 



Family 55. 

766. Lucius 6 Stiles [313] Peleg S. 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Tim- 
othy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Moretown, Yt., Oct. 5, 1819; m. La- 
vinia (dau of Elijah) Lawrence, who was b. at Waltham, Mass., 
in 1818. Mr. Stiles is in the clothing business; is associated 
with the firm of Rhodes, Ripley & Co., 99 Summer st., Bos- 
ton, Mass.; res. (1882) at Cambridgeport, Mass. Mrs. Stiles 
d. at Cambridge, June 11, 1889, " aged 71 yrs. 4 mos. 6 days." 

Children : 

767. I. Son 7 , b. 1854; d. young. 

768. II. Dau. 7 , b. 1857; d. young. 



Massachusetts Family. 393 



Family 56. 

769. Cassius 6 Stiles [314] (Peleg S. 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Eobert 1 ), was b. at Moretown, Vt., July 30, 1821 ; 
m. (1) April 10, 1854, Anna M. Christie (b. 1821), who d. 
1865; m. (2) Nov. 27, 1865, Emma E. Waterman, who was 
b. in New York city June 1, 1840. 

Cassius Stiles left Yermont at the age of 19, and went to 
the State of N. Y., where he hired to a man named Lakey and 
drove stock hogs for 4 years, on the road from Ohio. In 1852 
he went to New York city and became a live stock broker. 
He rem. to Chicago in 1869, and to Berwick, Warren Co., 111., 
in 1875, which was his address in 1883. 

Children (by 2d wife): 

770. I. Charles A. 7 , b. Oct. 14, 1866, in New York city ; re- 

sides Avon, 111. 

771. II. Aline 7 , b. May 11, 1868, in New York. 

772. III. Laura 7 , b. May 22, 1870, at Chicago, 111. 

773. IV. Benjamin Adams 7 , b. Sept. 18, 1872, in C; d. Jan. 

17, 1881. 

774. Y. Cassius 7 Jr., b. July 24, 1873; d. Aug. 24, 1877. 



Family 57. 

775. Newell 6 Stiles [315] (Peleg S. 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Eobert 1 ), was b. at Moretown, Yt., March 18, 1823; 
m. Lizzie Emerson, at Worcester, Mass., March, 1865 ; res. 
at Marshalltown, Marshall Co., Iowa, where he d. July 27, 
1884. 

Child : 
776. I. George W. E. 7 , b. July 12, 1870, at Marshalltown, 
Iowa. 



Family 58. 

777. Ludolphus 6 Stiles [327] (Dr. Levi 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Greenfield, Mass., May 2, 1795; 
m. May 1, 1830, Mrs. Hannah (Packard) Gilmore. Mr. Stiles 
50 



394 Stiles Genealogy. 

was a painter by trade. He resided at Coventry, Chenango 
Co., N. Y., where lie d. March 18, 1842, of pleurisy. Mrs. 
Hannah (Packard) Stiles, d. at Coventry, Oct. 3, 1882, of old 
age. 

Children (b. at Coventry, N. Y.) : 

778. I. Mercy D. 7 , b. April 6, 1830; m. May 16, 1850, 

John S. Miller of Colesville, N. Y.; he b. Jan. 
26, 1821; Mr. M. was a carpenter by trade. He 
d. March 13, 1873. Issue : 

779. i. Ella E. 8 , b. March 6, 1851; d. of consump- 

tion, April 13, 1872. 

780. ii. Ida Jane 8 , b. July 27, 1855; m. July 3, 

1876, Chas. T. Cooper (b. June 9, lt>52), 
dealer in eggs, butter, poultry, etc., at 
Coventry, N. Y. Issue : (1) John Guy 6 
(Cooper), b. May 20, 1878; (2) Burr 
Darius 9 (Cooper), 'b. Nov. 7, 1880. 

781. iii. Clara Maria 8 , b. Nov. 2, 1861; m. Jan. 8, 

1882, Reuben Weymouth., farmer of 
Greene, K Y. Child : (1) Ida Pearl 9 
(Weymouth), b. May 2, 1885. 

782. II. Larkin Packard 7 , b. July 16, 1832 ; m. Mary A. 

Crandall. Family 120. 

783. III. Jane Ann 7 , b. Nov. 27, 1835 ; m. Jared Yale, Jan., 

1862 ; res. (1886) at Angelica, Allegany Co., 
N. Y. ; no children. 

784. IV. Elizabeth Hannah 7 , b. April 17, 1837 ; m. Jan. 3, 

1855, William A. Johnson (b. at Otego, Otsego 
Co., N. Y., Aug. 18, 1819); a farmer; res. 
Smithville Flats, Chenango Co., N. Y. Issue : 

785. i. Bessie Algerose 8 , b. March 27, 1856, at 

Greene, 'N. Y. ; m. Oct. 7, 1884, Walter F. 
Booth, meat-dealer at Roxbury, Conn. 
Issue: (1) William J. 9 (Booth), b. March 
6, 1886 ; (2) George Washington 9 (Booth), 
b. at R., Apr. 30, 1889. 

786. ii. William Eugene 8 , b. in Coventry, March 25, 

1862; m. Dec. 25, 1886, Lillian Trevett 
of Washington, D. C. Mr. J. is a "jour- 
nalist by profession ; res. Lincoln, Neb., 
where he was for a time connected with 



Massachusetts Family. 395 

the Daily and Weekly News of that place; 
is now (1890) connected with the New 
York Voice (Prohib.), being engaged for 
that paper in the Nebraska campaign for 
the prohibitory amendment. [Mr. John- 
son has furnished most of the records re- 
lating to the family to which he belongs.] 
Child : (1) Frank Lee 9 (Johnson), b. Dec. 
31, 1889. 

787. iii. Franklin Ralph 8 , b. April 17, 1865 ; m. July 

22, 1886, Mary Emma Davenport of Mc- 
Donough, N. Y. Mr. Johnson d. at 
Fremont, Neb., May 31, 1891, of la grippe. 
Child : (1) Murray Albert 9 (Johnson), b. 
Nov. 1, 1889, at McDonongh, N. Y. 

788. iv. Lillian Hannah 8 , b. Aug. 28, 1 866, at Smith- 

ville ; was a school-teacher ; m. Sept. 9, 
1885, Prentice A. Purdy of McDonough, 
N. Y. Children: (1) Orley Johnson 9 
(Purdy), b. at German, N. Y., June 26, 
1886 ; (2) Clara Birdell 9 (Purdy), b. in 
German, March 6, 1889. 

789. v. Clara Maria 8 , b. at S., July 23, 1868 ; is a 

school-teacher. 

790. vi. Albert Ray 8 , b. at S.,.Sept. 4, 1871 ; d. Aug. 

26 1 872 

791. vii. Bert'Ray 8 , b. at S., May 15, 1875. 

792. Y. Laura M. T , b. Feb. 19, 1840; m. John Kelly, mer- 

chant, Oct. 12, 1 868 ; res. in Coventry, N. Y. 
Issue (born in Coventry) : 

793. i. Frank Adelbert 8 , b. June 8, 1870. 

794. ii. Bertha Eola 8 , b. March 27, 1873. 



Family 59. 

795. Levi S. 6 Stiles [337] (Dr. Levi 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timo- 
thy 1 , Robert 1 ), was born at Greenfield, Mass., July 1, 1810 ; m. 
Hepsibath A. Fisk, April 12,1837. They lived and died in 
Greenfield, Mass. Mrs. Stiles d. July 2, 1852 ; Mr. Stiles d. 
Nov. 16, 1880. 



396 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children (born at Greenfield, Mass.) : 

796. I. Harriet Dinia 7 , b. March 2, 1838 ; m. Sumner F. 

Streeter of Vernon, Vt, Sept. 23, 1854 ; res. 
at Greenfield. [Through the efforts of Mrs. 
Streeter, we have received a very excellent record 
of the descendants of Dr. Levi Stiles.] Issue 
(born at G.) : 

797. i. Eva Hepsibath 8 . b. Dec. 18, 1855 ; m. Aaron 

Blake of Greenfield, Sept. 27, 1876. 
Child: John Albert 9 (Blake), b. at G., 
Aug. 4, 1878. 

798. ii. Harriet Jennett 8 , b. Oct. 8, 1857 ; m. Her- 

bert Jones of Lunenburg, Mass., April 
11, 1881. 

799. iii. Herbert Sumner 8 , b. April 30, 1872. 

800. II. Lewis Henry 7 , b. July 3, 1844 ; d. in the Carver 

Hospital, D. C, Feb. 27, 1864. 



Family 60. 

801. Joshua Willard 6 Stiles [342] (Caleb 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , 
Timothy 3 , Robert 1 ), was born at Lunenburg, Mass., Dec. 11, 
1797; m. Susan Marshall, who was living Nov., 1884, in her 
S5th year, with her son at Bath, Me. Mr. Stiles died July 13, 
1826. 

Children : 

802. I. Nathan 7 , b. at Concord, Mass., Dec. 1, 1823 ; m. 

Oct. 7, 1849, Susan P. (b. Dec. 17, 1823), dau. 
of Joel and Sally (Smith) Viles of Lexington, 
Mass. Mr. Stiles was a locomotive engineer for 
10 or 12 years ; was of Waterville, Me., in 1868, 
now (1885) has a position as railroad station agent 
at Bath, Me.; has no children. 

803. II. Elvira P. 7 , b. at Concord, Mass., 1826 ; d. at Mere- 

dith Village, N. H., in 1847, of consumption. 

Family 61. 

804. Aaron 6 Stiles [351] (Caleb 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Tim- 
othyS, Robert 1 ), was born at Lunenburg, Mass., Oct. 31, 1804 ; 



Massachusetts Family. 397 

m. Sept. 16, 1827, Mary E. Child, of Cambridge, Mass. (b. 
Sept. 2, 1808). He d. at Maiden, Mass., Mch. 21, 1860. 
Mrs. Mary E. (Child) Stiles d. in Boston, Aug. 1, 1874. 

Children (from records furnished by Mrs. Isabella J. M. 
Allen, of Boston) : 

805. I. Wendell P. r , b. Mch. 10, 1829; d. abt. Nov. 3, 

1865. 

806. II. Isabella J. M. 7 , b. July 29, 1830, at Concord, Mass.; 

m. 1850, at Maiden, Mass., Henry A. Allen, of 
Boston ; res. (18^3) in Boston. Issue : 

807. i. Florence E. 8 , b. Nov. 23, 1850; d. Feb. 2, 

1855 

808. ii. Edgar H. 8 , b. May 13, 1852; m. Annie 

Tate, of Boston ; is a machinist, res. with 
his mother. Issue : (1) Frederick E. 9 
(Allen); (2) Sarah Isabella 9 (Allen); (3) 
Willie H. 9 (Allen). 

809. iii. Evaretta E. 8 , b. Nov. 29, 1854 ; m. Harry 

E. Clifford, a last finisher, of Milford, 
Mass.; res. (1883) at 525 Rutherford st., 
Charlestovvnj Mass. Issue : (1) Henrietta 
F. 9 (Clifford); (2) Charles S. 9 (Clifford); 
(3) Alden F. 9 (Clifford), dec'd; (4) 
Annie E. 9 (Clifford) ; (5) Mary Isabella 9 
(Clifford), dec'd ; (6) Josephine H. 9 (Clif- 
ford) ; (7) Minnie E. 9 (Clifford), dec'd ; (8) 
Lillie May 9 (Clifford). 

810. iv. Henry A. 8 , b. Feb. 2, 1856 ; had his name 

changed to Frank H. Dexter ; m. Laura 
Thurlow, of Cumberland, Me., res. (1883) 
at Springvale, Me. ; is editor of the 
Springvale Advocate ; 1 child. 

811. v. Frederick E. 8 , b. Dec. 10, 1858 ; served 5 

years in the 2d Cavalry Regt., IT. S. 
Militia, at Fort Ellis, Montana ; returned 
home in 1880, and is now (1883) janitor 
of Hotel Copely, Boston, Mass. 

812. vi. Lizzie M. 8 , b. July 11, 1860. 

813. vii. Jessie Gertrude 8 , b. Feb. 2, 1872. 

814. III. Aaron Jewett 7 , b. in Concord, Mass., Oct. 18, 1831. 

He served through the late war, in the 12th 



398 Stiles Genealogy. 

Regt. Mass. Yols. He enlisted under the name 
of " John " Stiles, and was afterward known by 
that name. He d. Apr. 1, 1883, imm. 
815. IV. Andrew O. 7 , b. at 0., Nov. 25, 1833 ; res. (1883) in 
Boston, Mass. 



Family 62. 

816. Nathan J. 6 Stiles [357] (Lincoln 5 , Capt. Jacob 4 , Jacob 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Chesterfield, N. H., July 1, 
1794; m. Miss Proctor. He d. at Cavendish, Yt, Nov. 11, 
1829, of consumption, induced by overwork. 

Children : 

817. I. James Franklin 7 , b. Feb. 18, 1824; m. Ann Maria 

Works. Familv 121. 

818. II. Sarah Elizabeth 7 , "b. Aug. 24, 1825; res. (1886) 

with her brother, at Fitchburg, Mass.; unm. 



Family 63. 

819.- Ephraim 6 Stiles [359] (Lincoln 5 , Capt. Jacob 4 , Jacob 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Chesterfield, N. H., May 9, 

1799; m. Sophia (dau. of Washington and [Willard]) Lee 

of Mass. He went to the State of Mew York, and after living 
in various places finally settled at Moriah, Essex Co., N. Y., 
near Lake Cham plain. He died at M., July 10, 1863. 

Children : 
820. I. Alonzo E. 7 , served three years in the War of the 
Rebellion ; d. soon after its close ; unm. 
Anson L. 7 ; res. in Colorado. 
Nathan J. T ; res. in New York. 
Andrew J. 7 ; res. at Moriah Centre, N. Y. 
George Washington 7 ; res. at Chicago, 111. 

Family 64. 

825. Charles 6 Stiles [364J (Jeremiah 5 Jr., Capt. Jeremiah 4 , 
Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Worcester, Mass., Jan. 
16, 1798; m. June 12, 1823, Lucy M. Williams. He spent his 
life at Worcester. From his daughter, Mrs. Lydia Taft, we 



821. 


II. 


822. 


III. 


823. 


IY. 


824. 


Y. 



Massachusetts Family. 399 

have the following account of him : " He had the misfortune, 
when a little child, to be pushed into the ' fire-place' by some 
playmates, in consequence of which his eyes were disfigured 
and the sight impaired, rendering vision very imperfect. No 
spectacles that he could use could ever be found for him, and he 
could read only coarse print, and that with great difficulty. 

"He was always eager to know the news of the day, both 
foreign and domestic, and it was read to him either by his good 
wife or some other member of the family. Of course he had 
no trade, yet he was very industrious, busying himself with 
small jobs, such as tending gardens and the like. 

" He was blessed with excellent health, never having been 
confined to his bed by sickness until a short time before his 
death. He possessed a very retentive memory, and would re- 
peat a large portion of a speech or discourse to which he had 
listened, imitating precisely the tones and manner of the 
speaker. 

" He was a constant attendant at, though not a member of the 
Unitarian church, missing in thirty years but one Sunday, and 
that only because — on account of the burning of the church, 
no place for service could be had." He d. may 21, 1879, se. 
81. Mrs. Lucy A. (Williams; Stiles d. Sept, 5, 1880, as. 81. 
" In sickness she was a kind and willing nurse, and was much 
beloved by her many friends and neighbors." 

Children (all b. at Worcester, Mass.): 

826. I. Frederick Gr. 7 , b. June 19, 1825; m. Ann Louise 

Croome and Melinda Andrews. Family 122. 

827. II. Charlotte 7 , b. Sept. 28, 1828; d. Jan. 28, 1833. 

828. III. Caroline F. 7 , b. Aug. 16, 1830; d. Jan. 30, 1833. 

829. IV. John W. 7 , b. Jan. 6, 1833; m. Lizzie Gardner. 

Family 123. 

830. Y. Charles Augustus 7 , b. Nov. 10, 1835; m. Martha 

Johnson. Family 124. 

831. YL Lydia F. 7 , b. July'30, 1839; m. Wallace W. Taft 

of Swanzey, JNL H. They res. for 17 years at 
Clifton, 111., where Mr. T. was engaged in the 
drug business. He was also Postmaster. Their 
present (1883) residence is Sugar Valley, Kansas.. 
[Mrs. Taft, who furnished the interesting bio- 
graphical sketch of her father which we have 
just given, also contributed some valuable items 



400 Stiles Genealogy. 

of the account of her grandfather, Jeremiah 
Stiles Jr.]. Issue : (6 out of 8 chil. b. at Clifton, 
111.): 

832. i. Emily Louise 8 ; m. William T. Walden of 

Mound City, Kansas. Issue : (1) William 
Howard 9 (Walden). 

833. ii. Lacy Jane 8 ; drowned while bathing at Mid- 

dle Creek, Kansas, ae. 17. She was a 
superior musical scholar, and a fine per- 
former on the piano ; was a teacher of 
music at the time of her death. 

834. iii. Charles Wallace 8 . 

835. iv. Frederick William 8 . 

836. v. Frances Mary 8 ; d. of scarlet fever. 

837. vi. Sarah Frances 8 . 

838. vii. John Whitcomb 8 . 

839. viii. Alice Gertrude 8 , b. at Sugar Yalley, Kansas. 



Family 65. 

840. Henry 6 S files [365] (Jeremiah 5 Jr., Capt. Jeremiah 4 , 
Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b . at Worcester, Mass., Nov. 
12, 1800; m. (1) Avis Williams, a niece of the wife of his 
brother Charles. She d. in the 2nd year of their marriage. 
He m. (2) Betsey (dau. of Benjamin and Abiah) Reed (b. in 
Cornish, N. H., Aug. 8, 1795). She d. of pneumonia at 
Sturbridge, Mass., July 12, 1874. Mr. Stiles was a painter 
by occupation. He d. at Northbridge, Mass., Aug. 27, 1859, 
of paralysis. 

Children (by 1st marriage): 

841. I. Joseph 7 ; was adopted when an infant by his mother's 

family, who are said to have lived either at Wen- 
dell, Mass., or at Keene, N. H. He d. a few 
years ago, leaving a widow and daughter, possi- 
bly other children. 
By 2nd marriage : 

842. II. Levi 7 , b. Nov. 8, 1828, at Worcester, Mass.; d. of 

paralysis, Aug. 10, 1869; unm. 

843. III. Abbie 7 ,' b. May 23, 1830, at W.; m. Oct. 14, 1864, 

Lieut. Brown P. Stowell (b. in Worcester) of 



Massachusetts Family. 401 

Boston, Mass. He was instantly killed at the 
great fire in Boston, Feb. 27, 1873. Mrs. Abbie 
(Stiles) Stowell d. at confinement, Jan. 13, 1867. 

844. i. Alice 8 , b. Jan. 11, 1867; d. 1869. 

815. IY. Lucy M. 7 , b. May 11, 1832, at W.; res. (1883) at 
Brookfield, Mass.; unm. 

846. V. Emory 7 , b. Nov. 20, 1834; m. Mrs. Louise S. 

Marsh. Family 125. 

847. YL Charles T. 7 , b. at Sutton, Mass., Aug. 1, 1837; d. 

at Northbridge, Mass., Mch. 25, 1840. 

848. VII. Charlotte 7 , b. at Sutton, Mass., Aug. 1. 1837; d. at 

Northbridge, Mass., Mch. 12, 1840. ' 



Family 66. 

849. Francis 6 Stiles [373] (Joseph 5 , Capt. Jeremiah 4 , 
Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Northfield, Mass., May 
29, 1794; m. (i) Nov. 1, 1817, in Boston, Mass., Maria An- 
toinette Russell (b. at Portland, Me., June 10, 1797), who d. 
at Newton, Mass., Apr. 14, 1835; m. (2) in Boston, Dec. 27, 
1841, Mrs. Eliza Stevens (b. in Boscawen, N. H., Sept. 3, 1812), 
who is now (1884) living at 35 Polk st., Charlestown, Mass. 
Francis Stiles died at Charlestown in 1882. 

Children (by 1st marriage, from the family record, now in 
possession of Francis Stiles 3rd, grandson of Francis 6 ) : 

850. I. Francis 7 Jr., b. at Charlestown, Mass., May 7, 1819; 

m. Mary Elizabeth Young and Caroline P. 
Hart well. Family 126. 

851. II. Joseph 7 , b. at C, Oct. 8, 1820; d. there Dec. 27, 

1821. 

852. III. Maria Russell 7 , b. at C, Aug. 12, 1822; d. at Gor- 

ham, Me., Sept. 17, 1S36. 

853. IV. Sarah Pierce 7 , b. at C; m. Alpheus G. Ridlon 

(b. Jan. 8, 1822), railroad engineer at Gorham, 
Me., Jan. 17, 1852; res. (1885) at Norwood, 
Hamilton Co., Ohio. Issue: 

854. i. Emma F. 8 , b. at Salem, Mass, Mch. 17, 

1852; d. at Marietta, Ohio, Feb. 28, 
1860. 
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4:02 Stiles Genealogy. 

855. ii. Helen 8 , b. at Harmon, Washington Co., 

Ohio, Aug. 1, 1858; m. Jerome H. 
Smith, Mch. 1, 1882; res. at Avondale 
(Cincinnati), Ohio; has dau. and son. 

856. iii. Mary N. 8 , b. at Harmon, Mch. 8, 1861; m. 

Willis W. Russell, Aug. 11, 1884. 

857. V. Joseph Warren 7 , b. Nov. 29, 1827, at Cambridge, 

Mass.; d. in Belmont, K H., Apr. 9, 1884. 

858. YI. George Washington 7 , b. at Lowell, Mass., Dec. 3, 

1831; d. atL., Feb. 7, 1832. 

859. VII. George Washington 7 , b. Oct. 8, 1834, at Water- 

town, Mass.; d. at Newton, Mass., Mch. 3, 1835. 
(By 2nd marriage) : 

860. VIII. Charles Frederick 7 , b. July 24, 1842, at Bedford, 

Mass. 

861. IX. Mary Elizabeth 7 , b. June 27, 1843, at Bedford; m. 

Solomon Story of E. Pepperell, Mass.; res. 
(1884) at St. Albans, Vt. 

862. X. Mary Eliza 7 , b. Aug. 2, 1844, at B.; m. Thomas 

Leighton of E. Cambridge, Mass. Issue: 

863. i. John 8 . 

864. ii. Henry 8 . 

865. iii. Thomas 8 . 

866. iv. Charles 8 . 

867. XI. Lewis Cass 7 , b. Dec. 29, 1845, at Bedford, Mass. ; 

res. with his mother in Charlestown, Mass. ; unm. 

868. XII. Almira Ann 7 , b. at Charlestown, Mass., Jan. 1, 

1 848 ; m. William Reid of Bridgewater, Mass. 
Issue : 

2 sons and 1 dau. 

869. XIII. Edwin Day 7 , b. at Bedford, July 10, 1854 ; died 

1860 at Charlestown, Mass. 



Family 67. 

870. Joseph Dalton 6 Stiles [374] (Joseph 6 , Capt. Jeremiah 4 , 
Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Keene, N. H., about 
1798 ; m. (1) Emily Dunbar, who died at the age of 27 years ; 
m. (2) Desdemona Wadsworth. They lived at Cazenovia, 
1ST. Y., where Mr. Stiles died in 1853. Mrs. Desdemona 
(Wadsworth) Stiles d. at C. in 1867. 



Massachusetts Family. 403 

Children (by 1st marriage — born at Cazenovia) : 

871. I. Ralph 7 ; d. of consumption about 1829, se. 14 

years. 

872. II. Lammon Harkness 7 , b. about 1820 ; m. . 

Family 127. 

873. III. Charles Wood 7 ; d. of consumption about 1871 at 

Palisades, Nev., aged about 47 years. 

874. IV. Nancy Eliza 7 , b. 1824 ; m. (1) Elijah Darling of 

Cazenovia, N. Y., who died previous to 1856, at 
which time Mrs. Darling, then a widow, with her 
2 sons, removed to California. In 1861 she m. 
(2) Eben Bruce Cooper, book-keeper. They res. 
at San Francisco, Cal. Issue (by 1st marriage) : 

875. i. Wilkie 8 (Darling) ; res. (1883) in New York 

city. 

876. ii. Frank H. 8 (Darling), teacher in the public 

schools at San Francisco ; is also an artist. 
(By 2d marriage) : 

877. iii. Son 8 , age 21 (1883), clerk in Pacific Bank at 

San Francisco. 

878. iv. Emma 8 , aged 16 (1883). 

879. Y. Emily 7 ; m. in Cazenovia, Henry Allen, a young 

lawyer. They went west, and finally to Califor- 
nia. Mr. A. died at Panama while they were on 
the way home. Mrs. Allen died Aug. 8, 1872, 
in New York city, of paralysis. Issue : 

880. i. Lizzie 8 ; a fine contralto singer ; m. 

Pearl ; she died 1881, in New York. 
By 2d marriage : 

881. VI. Mary E. 7 ; m. Partello ; was living (1883) in 

Cortland, N. Y. Mr. P. at that time was nearly 
blind. 

882. VII. Son 7 ; died in infancy. 



Family 68. 

883. Tench Coxe 6 Stiles [375] (Joseph 6 , Capt. Jeremiah 4 , 
Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Keene, N. H., Jan. 21, 
1801 ; m. (1) July 3, 1827, Lydia W. Jones (b. July 26, 1804), 
of Schuyler, N. Y., who died at Cleveland, Ohio, Aug. 7, 



4:04 Stiles Genealogy. 

1875.* He m. (2) Nov. 30, 1880, Mrs. C. E. Youngf (dau. 
of Samuel Davis), formerly of Cincinnati. Mr. Stiles re- 
sided for many years at Cleveland, Ohio, where he was engaged 
in the manufacture of fire-brick and fire clay ; was also whole- 
sale dealer in Connellsville and Hammondsville coke and hard 
coal office at 171 Superior st., Cleveland. He wrote, Feb., 
1885 : " We are enjoying life in a comfortable home on Pros- 
pect st., surrounded by kind and dear friends, I in my 85th 
year, my wife several years younger ; am in the best of health, 
and I would say that in my married relations, I have been 
blessed above most men, for which I am sincerely thankful." 
Mr. Stiles d. July 11, 1887. 

Children (by 1st marriage, from records furnished by him- 
self) : 

884. I. John William 7 , b. Nov. 22, 1828 ; m. Miss Flem- 

ing. Family 128. 

885. II. Sarah Elizabeth 7 , b. July 5, 1832 ; m. Edward H. 

Hart. She d. at St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 6, 1860. 
Issue : 

886. i. Albert Dwight 8 ; lives somewhere out west, 

where he is interested in some insurance 
company. 

887. III. Edward Tench 7 , b. Aug. 1, 1833; m. . Fam- 

ily 129. 

888. IY. James DwiVht 7 , b. Mch. 26, 1844; d. Oct. 27, 

1844, at Yermillion, N. Y. 

* Mrs. Lydia (Jones) Stiles was always an active worker in every good 
cause; a thorough advocate of the equal rights of her own sex to all the 
advantages for education that men enjoy, in order to make them useful as 
well as ornamental members of society. She believed that they should be 
allowed to study medicine and practice it, especially among their own sex. 
[She held, in 1870, the position of corresponding secretary and trustee of 
the Cleveland Homecepathic College and Hospital for Women.] She also 
believed that women should have a voice in making the laws which govern 
women as well as men (from a Letter of Tench Coxe Stiles). 

f The present Mrs. Stiles, though not what would be considered an advo- 
cate of women's rights, is most actively and heartily engaged in almost 
every cause that is calculated to improve the condition of the destitute, 
such as giving employment to those who are willing to earn a living for 
themselves and families, and are unable to find work (from a Letter of T. 
C. Stiles to M. S. P. Q., received July 6, 1885). 



Massachusetts Family. 405 



Family 69. 

889. Roswell 6 Stiles [387] (Capt. John 5 , John 4 , Jacob 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Waterford, Vt., Dec. 19, 
1802; m., Jan. 3, 1826, Sarah Porter (b. 1802, at Pomfret, 
Vt.). She was a cousin of Judge Porter, of Woodstock, Yt., 
and a schoolmate of the mother of Pres. Garfield. She died 
at the residence of her son, in Lowell, Mass., Oct. 3, 1884, se. 
82 years and 6 mos. u Her life was a quiet one ; being very 
domestic in her habits, she found her little world in her own 
home. She was a constant attendant at church until pre- 
vented by the infirmities of age, and even then her place was 
not always vacant " (Extract from a letter of her daughter- 
in-law, Mrs. Harriet P. Stiles). Mr. Stiles died at Provi- 
dence, E. I., July 8, 1866. 

Children (of whom all excepting one were born at Water- 
ford, Yt., the youngest b. at Derby, Yt.) : 

890. I. Louisa 7 , b. Sept. 18, 1826 ; m. in 1867, as 2d wife, 

Deacon Warren Grifobs, of Hartford, Yt., who 
d. in the spring of 1883. She has no chil- 
dren. 

891. II. Albah Glazier 7 , b. Oct. 28, 1828 ; m. Caroline 

Crocket, and Amelia Jennison. Family 130. 

892. III. Lewis 7 , b. Aug. 11, 1831 ; m. Sarah Avery. Fam- 

ily 131. 

893. IY. Persis 7 , b. Aug. 11, 1831 ; d. June 6, 1832. 

894. Y. Perry Porter 7 , b. Nov. 29, 1834 ; m. Harriet Page. 

Family 132. 

895. YI. Emeline 7 , b. Jan. 29, 1837 ; d. Feb. 10, 1865. 

896. VII. Marietta Malvina 7 , b. June 12, 1839 ; d. May 7, 

1856. 

897. VIII. John 7 , b. Nov. 10, 1841 ; m. Martha Sawtell. 

Family 133. 

898. IX. Julius Augustus 7 , b. Dec. 3, 1844; m. Augusta 

Davis. Family 134. 



Family 70. 

899. John W. 6 Stiles [389] (Capt. John 5 , John 4 , Jacob 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Waterford, Vt., Jan. 23, 



406 Stiles Genealogy. 

1806 ; m. Sally P. Gage, Jan. 7, 1829. He d. May 11, 1874. 
se. 68 yrs. 

Children (b. at Waterford, Yt.) : 

900. I. George Washington 7 , b. Oct. 23, 1829 ; m. Par- 

thenia Gaskell. Family 135. 

901. II. Licetta 7 , b. July 12, 1831 ; m. in Waterford, Yt., 

Sept. 9, 1850, James Lawton, son of Lorenzo 
Dow and Anne (Lawton) Marshall (b. at Her- 
kimer, £T. Y., Aug. 12, 1830). He is a ma- 
chinist, and at present (1883) res. at Windsor, 
Y t & Issue * 

902. i. Lorenzo' Dow 8 , b. July 8, 1851 ; d. Feb. 28, 

1861, at Lowell, Mass. 

903. ii. Emily A. 8 , b. Nov. 18, 1853, at Lyndon, Yt. 

904. iii. Kate Stiles 8 , b. June 17, 1855, at St. Johns- 

bury, Yt.; m. Aug. 17, 1887, Frederick 
Biliinze of Cornish, IS". H.; res. at Cor- 
nish ; child : (1) Fred. Marshall 9 (Biliinze), 
b. at C, Sept. 22, 1888 ; (2) 9 . 



Family 71. 

905. Nahum 6 Stiles Jr. [397] (Nahum 5 , John 4 , Jacob 3 , 
Timothy 5 , Robert 1 ), was b. May 3, 1805 ; m. March, 1830, 
Lucinda (dau. of Maj. Samuel)' Wheeler (b. Sept. 7, 1806); 
she d. Sept. 21, 1878. Mr. Stiles was a farmer; a man of 
sound judgment, industrious, amiable and respected by all. He 
d. April 16, 1878, after years of patient suffering from asthma 
which finally ended in consumption. 

*War Record of James Lawton Marshall : 

Mr. Marshall (then of Chicopee, Mass.), received, Nov. 8, 1862, a com- 
mission in the U. S. Navy as acting 8d Assistant Engineer. Was ordered 
for duty at Port Royal, S. C, on U. S. Frigate Wabash. He was at 
Port Royal, July 2, 1862. Mch. 2, 1863, detached from the Wabash to 
do duty on the iron clad Montauk. July 2, 1863, flag-ship Wabash, 
Port Royal Harbor. A medical survey pronouncing Mr. Marshall unfit for 
duty, he was detached from the Montauk and returned to St. Johns- 
bury, Vt. (to which place his family had removed on his joining the navy). 
Reported at N. Y., Sept. 26, 1863; soon left by California ship; changed to 
U. S. ship Santiago de Cuba, at sea, Oct. 9, 1863. Oct. 3, 1863, reported as 
3d Assistant Engineer for duty on U. S. Ship Rhode Island of the West 
India Squadron. Nov. 19, 1863, received a commission as 2d Assistant Engi- 
neer of the Rhode Island. Mch., 1864, left the service of the TJ. S. N. 



Massachusetts Family. 407 

Child : 
906. I. Lester Daniel 7 , b. May 7, 1832 ; m. Abbie Marion 
Hawkins. Family 136. 

Family 72. 

907. Hollis 6 Stiles [401] (Nahum 5 , John 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was b. at St. Johnsbury, Yt., April 12, 1809; m. 
March 19, 1845, Arminda Sprague. He d. at St. Johnsbury 
Centre, Yt., May 18, 1882. 

Children : 

908. I. Abbie Ann 7 , b. at St. Johnsbury Centre, Oct. 14, 

1849; m. Kendall Huse, farmer at St. J. C, 
May 11, 1869. 

909. II. Adelia C. 7 , b. Dec. 8, 1852; m. Aug. 4, 1880; 

Henry Babcock, school-teacher at St. Albans, Yt. 

910. III. Zilla G.' 7 , b. March 29, 1861; is a public reader of 

considerable merit; m. May 13, 1891, at St. 
Johnsbury Centre, Yt., Walter C. Rodliff. 

Family 73. 

911. Charles 6 Stiles [428] (Lewis 5 , John 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was b. Feb. 13, 1823, at Cobourg, C. W. ; m. Eliza- 
beth Day, who d. in 1879. He res. (1883) at Tourists' Settle- 
ment, Manitoba, having removed there in 1882 or '83, from 
Cobourg, C. W. 

Children : 

912. I. Hannah Elizabeth 7 , b. Feb. 27, 1866. 

913. II. Lizette 7 , b. Aug. 19, 1868. 

914. III. Lewis 7 , b. 1869; dead. 

915. IY. Annie 7 } , T 1n 1(W1 ( dead. 
n-ic ir x? • t b. Jan. 12, 1871 < 

916. V. Jbannie 7 J ' ( 

917. YI. Charles Lewis 7 , b. Dec. 12, 1873. 



Family 74. 

918. Isaac 6 Stiles [431] (Davis 5 , Enoch 4 , Ephraim 3 , Tim- 
othy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Eridgeton, Me., ; m. . 



408 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children : 

919. I. Abner 7 ; nnra.; lives (1886) on the old Stiles place 

in North Bridgeton, where his grandfather Enoch 
Stiles and his twin brother Noah, located when 
they removed to Bridgeton from Mass. 

920. II. Ruth 7 '; m. Wallace Cary of Turner, Me. 

921. III. Alice 7 ; unm. 

922. IY. Child 7 ; d. in infancy. 

923. Y. Child 7 ; d. in infancy. 



Family 75. 

924. Enoch D. 6 Stiles [458] (Enoch 5 , Enoch 4 , Ephraim 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. Oct. 31, 1825, at Bethel, Me.; m. 
(1) at Bethel, Nov. 2, 1856, Mary Jane Colby of Rumford, 
Me. (b. Jan. 30, 1825), who d. Mch. 28, 1875; m. (2) Dec. 7, 
1875, Adelaide K. Luf kin (b. Dec. 25, 1850). Mr. Stiles is a 
farmer; res. at Caribou, Aroostook Co., Me. He has served 
as selectman for 7 years ; was a member of Co. K, 23rd Regt. 
Maine Yols. during the War of the Rebellion, serving for 10 
months. 

Children (by 1st marriage): 

925. I. Wm. H. H. 7 , b. June 21, 1858; is a farmer at Cari- 

bou, Me. 

926. II. Richard H. 7 , b. Sept. 5, 1859; dec'd. 

927. III. Davis I. 7 , b. June 13, 1861; d. Apr. 17, 1865. 

928. IY. Judith A. 7 , b. May 26, 1863. 
By 2d marriage : 

929. Y. Ella May 7 , b. Aug. 7, 1876. 

930. YI. George W. 7 , b. Mch. 4, 1878. 

931. YII. Nathan C. 7 , b. July 13, 1880. 

932. YIII. Isabell H. 7 , b. Aug. 5, 1882. 



Family 76. 

933. Stephen Curtis 6 Stiles [462] (Stephen 5 , Noah 4 , 
Ephraim 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Bridgeton, Me., Aug. 
9, 1797; m. Aug.' 11, 1819, Annie Libbey of Gray, Me., who 
was b. Sept. 18, 1795, and d. 1885. Mr. Stiles was a farmer; 
res. at Gray. He d. at North Gray, Mch. 30, 1886. 



Massachusetts Family. 409 

Children : 

934. I. Abbie 7 , b. Sept. 20, 1820; res. at North Gray 

(1886); unm. 

935. II. Lydia 7 , b. Feb. 19, 1822. 

936. III. Joseph 7 , b. Aug. 1, 1825; m. Polly Adams. Fam- 

ily 137. 

937. IY. Ann 7 , b. Apr. 30, 1824; m. (1) Mr. Hill ; lived at 

Gray, Me. ; m. (2) as 2nd wife, Hon. Geo. Blake ; 
res. (1886) at New Gloucester, Me. 

938. V. Marenda 7 , b. Jan., 1825. 

939. VI. Eliza 7 , b. Sept., 1827; d. Sept., 1830. 

940. VII. Andrew 7 , b. Aug. 24, 1828; d. Sept., 1833. 

941. VIII. Mary 7 , b. Jan., 1830. 

942. IX. Stephen C. 7 , b. Sept., 1836; d. Jan. 24, 1868. 

943. X. Elbridge M. 7 , b. Aug. 1, 1838; m. Lucy Dill. 

Family 138. 

944. XI. Sarah E. 7 , b. Feb. 19, 1840. 



Family 77. 

945. Jacob H. 6 Stiles [467] (Stephen^, Noah 4 , Ephraim 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Harrison, "Me., Sept. 18, 1808; 
m. Emily G. Nash (b. in Gray, Me., Nov. 11, 1815), Dec. 11, 
1836. "Mrs. Stiles was a great sufferer for many years, 
but exhibited great patience and Christian fortitude. 
The Hniversalist faith sustained her, and was to her the 
source of strength and peace. She was blessed by the ministry 
of loving and sympathizing children, who in return for her 
guidance and love, sought to make her last days peaceful and 
happy. She d. June 4, 1884 " (J. L. S. in Gospel Banner, 
June, 1884). Mr. Stiles d. May 30, 1871, a strong believer in 
universal salvation. 

Children (the 1st 3 b. in Danville, Me., the rest in Gray, 
Me., from records furnished by Rev. J. L. Scoboria): 

946. I. Elizabeth 7 , b. Oct. 18, 1837. 

947. II. Cushman C. 7 , b. Sept. 15, 1839; m. Lucy Gooding. 

Familv 139. 

948. III. Stephen W. 7 , b. Aug. 19, 1841; m. Olive Doughty. 

Family 140. 

949. IV. Francis t. 7 , b. Oct. 16, 1843. 

52 



410 Stiles Genealogy. 

950. V. Alice J. 7 , b. Aug. 30, 1846. 

951. VI. Emma S. 7 , b. Dec. 25, 1848. 

952. VII. Ida 7 , b. Sept. 1, 1851. 

953. VIII. Charles W. 7 , b. May 27, 1856; m. Hattie Frank. 

Family 141. 

954. IX. Hannah A. 7 , b. Aug. 1, 1859; school-teacher in 

Gray (1886). 



Family 78. 

955. Jonathan 6 Stiles [472] (Jeremiah 5 , Noah 4 , Ephraim 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Harrison, Me. ; m. Sally [No- 
ble of Otisfield, Me., March 1, 1833. 

Children : 

956. I. Millet E. 7 ; m. Wentworth of Hiram, Me. ; 

res. at Harrison, Me., on the homestead of his 
great-grandfather, Noah Stiles. 

957. II. Silas 7 ; died in the War of the Rebellion. " Silas 

B. Stiles, Co. G, 12th Maine Vols.; died Sept. 
3, 1863 ; buried at Baton Rouge Nat. Cemetery, 
La., No. 195 " (Bolls of Honor, No. XIX, Q. 
M. Gen. Ord. 36, Sept. 11, 1868, p. 230). " Silas 
B. Stiles, Co. G, 12th Regt. Infantry Maine 
Vols., raised at Portland, Auburn and Tar- 
mouth " (Maine Vols, in the Rebellion}. 

958. III. William Henry 7 ; m. a dau. of Gen. Parsons ; 

served in Co. G, 12th Regt. Maine Vols., with 
his brother, Silas B. [William H. Stiles, South 
Paris, Me., on list of Maine pensions allowed 
Nov., 1887. — Boston Herald, Nov. 15, 1887.] 

959. IV. Stephen 7 ; served in Co. H, 11th Regt. Maine Vols."; 

died in the war (Maine Vols, in the Rebellion). 

960. V. Martha 7 . 

961. VI. Louis 7 (or Lois, or Louisa, impossible to make out 

which is meant). 



Family 79. 

962. David 6 Stiles [479] (Jeremiah 5 , Noah 4 , Ephraim 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born about 1815; m. Viannah (dau. 



Massachusetts Family. 411 

of Capt. Philip) Hunt of Chatham, N. H. He was formerly 
a school-teacher and farmer; is at present (1884) a traveling 
agent for books and other articles ; resides at Great Falls, 
N. H. 

Children : 

963. I. Philip 7 ; m. Addie Parker. Family 142. 

964. II. Dau. T ; m . John P. Stevens. Issue : 

965. i. Charles P. 8 

966. ii. Kalph W. 8 



Family 80. 

967. William H. 6 Stiles [482] (Jacob 6 , Noah 4 , Ephraim 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Harrison, Me., Dec. 28, 1812 ; 
m. at Stoneham, Me., Oct. 13,1838, Martha P. Hancock (born 
at Otisfield, Me., March IS, 1815). They resided mostly at 
Stoneham, Me. He died at Norway, Me., May 13, 1884, where 
his widow is at present living. Mr. Stiles was a cooper by 
occupation. 

Children (all born at Stoneham, Me.) : 

968. I. Elizabeth A.', b. March 1, 1840 ; m. Emerson S. 

Richmond of Oxford, Me., Jan., 1866 ; has chil- 
dren. 

969. II. Susan W. 7 , b. Oct. 11, 1843 ; m. S. F. McDaniel, 

Dec. 13, 1863, at Lowell, Me. ; she died at 
L., Aug. 17, 1867. 

970. III. Moores H. 7 b. March 1, 1845 ; m. Sarah Evans. 

Family 143. . 

971. IY. Mary O. 7 , b. April 30, 1847 ; m. Charles H. Thayer 

at Oxford, Me., Aug. 18, 1867; she died at O., 
May 4, 1879. Issue : 

972. i. Adna B. 8 , b. June 11, 1869. 
9731 ii. Allen K. 8 , b. Oct. 7, 1871. 

974. iii. William S. 8 , b. Dec. 22, 1876. 

975. Y. Martha F. 7 , b. May 6, 1849 ; m. Alonzo Dean of 

Oxford, Me., Nov. 17, 1878. Mr. Dean, a car- 
penter by trade, is at present (1884) employed at 
Boston, Mass. Issue : 

976. i. Lillian Josephine 8 , b. April 2, 1884. 



412 Stiles Genealogy. 

977. YI. William Curtis 7 , b. June 14, 1851 ; m. May A. A. 

Neweomb. Family 144. 

978. YII. Eobinson C. 7 , b. Nov. 3, 1869; d. Sept. 2, 1870. 



Family 81. 

979. Samuel 6 Stiles [483] (Jacob 5 , Noah 4 , Ephraim 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Eobert 1 ), was born at Harrison, Me., Dec. 7, 1815. 
When Samuel was quite a child, his father removed from Har- 
rison to Bacheller's Grant (the former name of what is now 
Stoneham, Oxford Co., Me.), of which place he was one of the 
first settlers, and here the family lived for many years. 

Samuel Stiles m. (1) at East Stoneham, Me., April, 1838, 
Sarah Ann Sawyer, who died Nov. 22, 1859, aged 43 
years. 

In April, 1857, Mr. Stiles removed from E. Stoneham, Me!, 
to Cambria Co., Pa., where he engaged in the manufacture of 
shooks; he also kept a store. In the spring of 1867, he bought 
a farm in Jackson township, Cambria Co., Pa., and removed 
there from Ebensburg, the county seat of the same county, and 
continued the business of shookmaking and farming until his 
death, Nov. 22, 1874. For three years previous to his death 
he was confined to his bed with a lingering disease. While in 
health he was a strong and energetic man. He was a good 
citizen, and of excellent private character. He m. (2) Eliza- 
beth Simmons, who d. Aug., 1875. "Both his wives were 
truly good women." 

Children (by 1st marriage, 1 st 7 b. at E. Stoneham, Me.): 

980. I. Eliza Ann 7 , b. May 14, 1839; m. David S. Jones 

at Ebensburg, Pa., Nov. 29, 1865; res. (1884) at 
Eeynoldsville, Jefferson Co., Pa. Issue (1st 4 
b. at Ebensburg, Pa.): 

981. i. Merton Everett 8 , b. Mch. 2, 1867. 

982. ii. Olive Cora 8 , b. Sept. 6, 1868. 

983. iii. Herbert Preston 8 , b. Nov. 12, 1870. 

984. iv. Sarah Augusta 8 , b. July 10, 1875. 

985. v. Walter Merlin 8 , b. Jan. 18, 1878, at Sham- 

ska, Jefferson Co., Pa. 

986. vi. Infant son 8 , b. Aug. 1; d. Aug. 28, 1880, at 

Eeynoldsville, Pa. 



Massachusetts Family. 413 

987. vii. Infant son 8 , b. Oct. 28; d. Nov. 2, 1882, at 

Ebensburg, Pa. 

988. viii. Mary Sebina 8 , b. Nov. 23, 1884, at Reynolds- 

ville. 

989. II. Elbridge 7 , b. Sept. 1, 1842; m. Maggie Fulmer. 

Family 145. 

990. III. Wallace Seymour 7 , b. July 2, 1844; served in the 

late Civil War, and was honorably discharged. 
Occupation, photographic artist. 

991. IY. Haskell 7 , b. Feb. 6, 1846; d. Aug., 1848. 

992. V. Abbie M. 7 , b. Oct. 20, 1847; m. Calvin Hilton, a 

cooper at Johnstown, Pa. She d. Feb. 8, 1882. 

993. i. Howard R. s , b. Jan. 18, 1873. 

994. ii. Guy F. 8 , b. June 18, 1876. 

995. YI. Wilson Daniel 7 , b. Nov. 1, 1849; m. Eliza Simmons 

and Susanna Thompson. Family 146. 

996. VII. Ruby E. 7 , b. Apr. 1, 1853; m. Edward C. Haley, 

at Ansonville, Clearfield Co., Pa., May 20, 1880. 
Issue (b. at Glen Hope): 

997. i. Mary Lois 8 , b. Aug. 26, 1881. 

998. ii. Etta Bell 8 , b. Apr. 26, 1883; d. May 9, 

1883, at G. H. 

999. VIII. Aretas L. 7 , b. June 1, 1857, at Carroll township, 

Cambria Co., Pa. 

1000. IX. Lilla Frederica 7 , b. June 1, 1857, at Carroll town- 

ship, Cambria Co., Pa.; m. Lemuel Jones, 
Dec. 23, 1875. Issue : 

1001. i. Burlingame 8 , b. Dec. 31, 1876. 

1002. ii. Alma E. 8 , b. Mch. 19, 1879. 

1003. in. Edward Asbury 8 , b. June 14, 1881. 

1004. iv. Minnie Violet 8 , b. Oct. 26, 1883. 
Children (by 2nd marriage) : 

1005. X. Francis Albert 7 . 

1006. XI. Emma Jane 7 ; dec'd. 



Family 82. 

1007. Stephen A. 6 Stiles [492] (Jacob 5 , Noah 4 , Ephraim 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Stoneham, Me., Apr. 9, 1826 ; 



4:14: Stiles Genealogy. 

m. Ann McKeen at Stoneham, Aug. 4, 1851. They went 
west, and settled at North. English, Iowa. 

Stephen A. Stiles served in a Penn. Regt. during the late 
war. He d. in 1863 from the effects of exposure while in the 
army. He succeeded in reaching home, but survived only a 
few days. 

Child: 
1008. I. Minerva 7 . 



Family 83. 

1009. Capt. Kimball H. 6 Stiles [495] (Jacob 5 , Noah 4 , 
Ephraim 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Stoneham, Me., 
April 16, 1830 ; m. (1) at Binghamton, N. Y., Aug. 13, 1851, 
Aurelia T. Harris, who died Sept. 12, 1852 ; m. (2) March 17, 
1854, Ann Maria Hamblin (born at Limington, Me., Dec. 23, 
1833). " Kimball H. Stiles, Capt. 145th Regt. Penn. Vol. Infy. 
from Aug., 1862 to June 16, 1864; discharged" (from a 
" List of Members of the Stiles Family who held Commis- 
sions as Officers in the Army of the U. S. [regular and volun- 
teer] during the War of the Rebellion," furnished by Lieut. 
D. F. Stiles, U. S. A., of Ft. Uncompahgre, Col.). Mr. Stiles 
is a lumber dealer in New York city. Business address (1890) 
171 Broadway, New York, Room 54. 

Child (by 1st marriage) : 
1010. I. Albert M. 7 , b. May 5, 1852 ; m. Emma Grinton. 
Family 147. 
Adopted children : 

EvTg" Q ' ^ b ' in Mass " March 29, m5 ' 



Family 84. 

1011. Calvin 6 Stiles [496] (Jacob 5 , Noah 4 , Ephraim 3 , Timo- 
thy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Stoneham, Me., March 15, 1833 ; 
m. at Barton, Tioga Co., N. Y., June 30, 1854, Lucia Clyde 
(born at Cherry Valley, Otsego Co., N. Y., Dec. 15, 1837). 
Calvin Stiles died at Rolesburg, Preston Co., W. Ya., June 30, 
1866. His widow m. (2) a Mr. McKimmey, and res. (1884) at 
Bryant, Langlade Co., Wis. 




CAPT. KIMBALL H. STILES. 






Massachusetts Family. 415 

Children (this record was furnished by Mrs. Lucia [Clyde] 
[Stiles] McKimmey) : 

1012. I. Francis A. 7 , b. July 13, 1856, at Litchfield, Brad- 

ford Co., Pa. ; m. at Kyan's Glade, Preston Co., 
W. Ya., Emma Arnold. 

1013. II. William D. 7 , b. May 22, 1858, at Warrenton, War- 

ren Co., Mo. Address (1884) 81 Court street, 
Biughamton, Broome Co., N. Y. 

1014. III. Eendal C. 7 , b. Aug. 2, 1860, at Sheshequin, Brad- 

ford Co., Pa. ; m. March 20, 1884 ; res. at Ola, 
Brule Co., Dakota. 

1015. IY. George W. 7 , b. July IT, 1862, at Sheshequin, Pa. ; 

m. at Terra Alta, Preston Co., W. Ya., Oct., 
1882 ; P. O. address Terra Alta. 

1016. Y. Edwin S. 7 , b. Aug. 28, 1864, at Rolesburg, Pres- 

ton Co., W. Ya. ; his address is the same as that 
of his brother, Wm. D. 



Family 85. 

1017. lutlier 6 Stiles [502] (Jacob 5 , Noah 4 , Ephraim 3 , Timo- 
thy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Stoneham, Oxford Co., Me., Sept. 
25", 1836 ; m. (1) Oct. 21, 1857, Maria Jane (dau. of John and 
Maria) Crum of Summer Hill, Cambria Co., Pa.; she born 
July 16, 1833 ; died Sept. 6, 1875, at Bethel Church, Pa. ; m. 
(2) Feb. 22, 1878, Mary (dau. of Richard and Elizabeth) Davis 
of Ebensburg, Cambria Co., Pa. 

When Luther Stiles was about 18 or 19 years of age, his 
father sold his place at Stoneham, Me. (his wife having pre- 
viously died), and, with 2 of his sons, Kimball H. and Luther, 
went to Pennsylvania. They located about 6 miles west of 
Ebensburg, Cambria Co., at a place now known as Bethel. 
Here Kimball H. Stiles started the shook business, and Luther 
commenced learning the cooper's trade, at which he worked 
until 1859, and with the business of which he was connected 
as long as he lived. After his marriage in 1857 to Miss Maria 
Jane Crum, he settled on the farm at Bethel, Pa., which had 
been his wife's father's. Here he worked at farming during 
summer, and carried on shook-making winters. After the 
death of his wife he sold his farm and removed to the neigh- 
borhood of Reynoldsville, Jefferson Co., Pa., and went into the 



416 Stiles Genealogy. 

shook and lumber business, residing at R. In 1880 he was 
stricken with the disease which, after eight months of suffer- 
ing, ended his life. He died Jan. 22, 1881, at the house of his 
brother, Kimball H. Stiles, in New York city, whither he had 
gone for medical treatment. His remains were conveyed by 
his friends to his old home in Pennsylvania, and buried near 
his first wife in Bethel Church Cemetery. 

Mr. Stiles was greatly esteemed by all who knew him. He 
was strictly honest in all his business transactions, always giv- 
ing, rather than taking an advantage. During his last sick- 
ness he bore his sufferings with patience, and died at peace with 
his God. 

J ust before his death, Mr. Stiles lost all his property through 
a business partnership; thus his family were left dependent on 
their own exertions for support. His widow and children still 
(1884) reside at Key n olds ville, Pa. [The above sketch was 
sent by Miss Laura E. Stiles, dau. of Luther Stiles.] 

Children (by 1st marriage): 

1018. I. Laura E. 7 , b. Jan. 31, 1859; a school-teacher at 

Reynoldsville, Pa. 

1019. II. Edwin R. 7 , b. Feb. 20, 1862; d. when about 2 

years old. 

1020. III. Charles W. 7 , b. July 13, 1865. 
By 2nd marriage: 

1021. IY. Floy Elva 7 , b. Apr. 21, 1879. 



Family 85£. 

1022. David 6 Stiles [508J (David 5 , David 4 , Gideon 3 , Tim- 
othy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. ; m. ; res. at ; d. 
Child: 

1023. I. Russell Streeter 7 ; res. (1886) at Grafton, Vt. 

Child : 

1024. i. Ella 8 . 



Family 86. 

1025. Joseph 6 Stiles [509] (David 5 , David 4 , Gideon 3 , Tim- 
othy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Putney, Vt., Feb. 15, 1795; m. at 
"Waltham, Mass, Apr. 2, 1826, Lucy Smith, who was living in 



Massachusetts Family. 41 7 

1884 with her dau. at Weymouth, Mass.; she d. Mch., 1887. 
Mr. Stiles d. at Weymouth, June 14, 1852. 
Children : 

1026. I. Lucy E. 7 , b. Jan. 10, 1827, at Lincoln, Mass.; m. 

July 30, 1845, John K. H. Williams of Wey- 
mouth, Mass. Issue : 

1027. i. George Clarence 8 , b. June 1, 1852; m. June 

1, 1874; had 2 chil., one of whom has 
died. 

1028. ii. Lizzie B. 8 , b. Sept. 3, 1856. 

1029. iii. Lyman C. 8 , b. Dec. 24, 1861. 

1030. II. Joseph Dunton 7 , b. at Concord, Mass., Dec. 10, 

1829; res. (1884) at Weymouth; is quite noted 
as a spiritualist lecturer and medium; unm. 

1031. III. Lydia Elizabeth 7 , b. at Waltham, Mass, July 29, 

1831; num. 

1032. IV. Harriet Maria 7 , b. at W., Oct. 22, 1833; m. at 

Weymouth, Mass., Aug. 12, 1852, Joseph 
Crocker of West Barnstable, Mass.; res. (1884) 
at Marston's Mills, Mass. Issue : 

1033. i. Addie Gertrude 8 , b. at Weymouth, Mass., 

June 26, 1853. 

1034. ii. Melga Vinal 8 , b. at W., Mch. 20, 1855; d. 

Nov. 1, 1855. 

1035. iii. Minnie Stiles 8 , b. at Barnstable, Mass., 

Oct. 29, 1858. 

1036. iv. Hattie Augusta 8 ,, b. at B., Dec. 21; m. 

Dennis H. MaCarta in B., Feb. 22, 
1880. Issue: (1) Minnie Emily 9 (Ma- 
Carta), b. Oct. 24, 1880; (2) Estelle Per- 
cival 9 (MaCarta), b. June 21, 1882. 

1037. v. Samuel Fremont 8 , b. in Barnstable, June 

28, 1863. 

1038. vi. Josephine Main 8 , b. in B., Dec. 2, 1879. 

1039. Y. Mary Amelia 7 , b. at Waltham, Mass., June 2, 

1838; m. Sept. 1, 1854, Nelson E. Hayden of 
Sharon, Yt.; has had 12 chil., 11 living (1884). 
53 



4:18 Stiles Genealogy. 

Family 86$. 
1040. Mark 6 Stiles [511] (David 5 , David 4 , Gideon 3 , Timothy 8 , 

Kobert 1 ); m. (1) Powers; (2) Mrs. Betsey . It is 

said that he lived at St. Johnsbury, Yt. He d. . 

Children (by 1st marriage) : 

1041. I. Phila 7 ; m. Gridley of Northampton, Mass., 

where she was living at the last accounts. 

1042. II. Augusta 7 ; d. at "Weymouth, Mass.; unm. 

1043. III. Hannah 7 ; m. Dayis. 

1044. IY. Harriet 7 . 

1045. Y. Francis 7 . 
By 2nd marriage: 

1046. YI. Waldo 7 ; res. Amherst, Mass. 

1047. VII. Marcus 7 . 

1048. VIII. Eva 7 . 

1049. IX. Curtis A. 7 

1050. X. Eddie 7 . 



Family 87. 

1051. Oren 6 Stiles [512] (David 5 , David 4 , Gideon 3 , Timothy 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was born at Grafton, Vt., July 16. 1801 ; m. (1) at 
Braintree, Mass., Dec. 27, 1827, Lydia Hollis, who died Jan. 
23, 1831, se. 28 ; m. (2) Mrs. Lucy Wakefield Goodnow of 
Wardsboro, Vt, Oct. 7, 1832. Mr. Stiles was living at 
Fayette ville, Vt., in 1883. He was a farmer, and formerly 
resided at Wardsboro, Vt. 

[The record of this family, as here found, was given in the 
first edition of the " Mass. Family of Stiles," pub., 1863.] 

Children (by 1st marriage) : 

1052. I. Charles Wisner 7 , b. June 4, 1828; d. at San 

Francisco, Cal., Oct. 9, 1856, se. 28 yrs. 4 mos. 

1053. II. Oren Hollis 7 , b. Jan. 7, 1831 ; d. Mch. 23, 1834. 

By 2nd marriage : 

1054. III. Lydia M. 7 , b. Nov. 27, 1833; m. Davis; d.; she 

had fine poetical ability. 
1054£. IV. Orris Franklin 7 , b Jan. 24, 1837 ; living at Troy, 
K Y. 



Massachusetts Family. 419 

1055. V. Ebenezer Francis 7 , b. Dec. 27, 1839 ; d. Feb. 11, 

1844. 

1056. VI. Fidelia Maria 7 , b. Apr. 27, 1843. 

1057. VII. Norman Sydney 7 , b. Mch. 31, 1845. 

1058. VIII. Calista Marilla 7 , b. Sept. 6, 1848. 

1059. IX. Eugene Chandler 7 , b. May 7, 1850. [The History 

of Newfane, Vt. (pub. 1879), has (p. 259) the 
names of Eugene C. and Oren Stiles, on the 
Grand List of School Dist. No. 1, for 1874. 
We are also informed that E. C. Stiles still 
res. at Newfane (June, 1886), but we fail to get 
any response from him. — M. S. P. G.] 

Family 87£. 

1060. Elhanan Winchester 6 Stiles [513] (David 9 , David*, 
Gideon 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Grafton, Vt., it is 
said; m. Mary . 

Children : 

1061. I. David 7 ; m. Holden and lived at Grafton, 

Vt. 

1062. II. ITortensia 7 ; dec'd. 

1063. III. Harriet 7 . 



Family 88. 

1064. Hosea Ballou 6 Stiles [514] (David 5 , David 4 , Gideon 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Grafton, Vt., Jan. 29, 1805; m. 
Aug. 15, Sarah H. Myric of Roxbury, Mass. According 
to the inscription on her gravestone at Forest Hill Cemetery, 
she died May 13, 1859, se. 50 yrs. 4 mos. Mr. Stiles was an 
expressman ; formerly lived at West Wardsboro, Vt. He d. 
Apr., 1874. 
Children : 
1065. I. Annie Wyman 7 , b. June 11, 1843. Miss Stiles has 
a school (1890) at 147 Tremont street, Boston, 
for individual instruction of young pupils and 
adults. 
L066. II. George M. 7 , b. May 23, 1848; is a letter-carrier at 
Roxbury, Mass. (1883). 



420 Stiles Genealogy. 

Family 89. 

1067. Gideon 6 Stiles Jr. [522] (Gideon 5 , David*, Gideon 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born Aug. 21, 1820; m. Fanny E. 
Davis of Athens, Yt., Feb. 14, 1842. Mr. Stiles was a car- 
riage-maker. He died July 30, 1850. [This family's record 
was copied as it stands, from the 1st edition of " The Mass. 
Family of Stiles."] 

Children: 

1068. I. Gideon D. 7 , b. June 29, 1843. 

1069. II. Lydia Eliza 7 , b. Feb. 1,1846. 

1070. III. James C. 7 , b. Jan. 3, 1848. 

Family 90. 

1071. Mark Saunders 6 Stiles [541] (Phineas 5 , Timothy 4 , 
Ezra 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Manchester, Mass., 
Sept. 18, 1797 (according to his own family record ; Sept. 22, 
according to the Manchester records); m. (1) April 24, 1832, 
Betsey Goodhue of Dixmont, Me., who died of consumption 
Nov. 19, 1836 ; m. (2) Lydia Kingsbury of Frankfort, Me., 
Oct. 31, 1838. [In 1883 Mr. Stiles informed ns that notwith- 
standing his wife's great age and total blindness, she had that 
season spun a quantity of " rolls " into yarn, out of which she 
had knit a good many pairs of stockings, which she sold for 
fifty cents per pair. — M. S. P. G.] 

" Mrs. Lydia, wife of Mark S. Stiles, died last Sunday night 
(Nov. 3, 1889), after a brief illness of little more than one 
week, aged 84 yrs. 6 mos. Funeral from her late residence 
Wednesday afternoon. Discourse by Rev. D. Brackett. Mrs. 
S. had been entirely blind for nearly twenty years, the result 
of an accident to one of her eyes several years previous to her 
total blindness. Ever since the accident her suffering from 
these members has been most severe a great portion of the 
time ; all of which she has borne with a patience and fortitude 
rarely witnessed. Her whole life was an example of love, 
purity and devotion. Where best known she was the most 
loved. Her husband and two children survive her " (Belfast 
[Me.] paper, Nov. 7, 1889). 

The following is an extract from a letter by Mark S. 
Stiles Jr., Oct. 12, 1890: "I have lately received a pic- 



Massachusetts Family. 421 

ture of the house in which my honored old father was 
born, at ' Manchester by the Sea ; ' presented by Dea. A. 
E. Low, a resident of that neighborhood, and for several 
years a correspondent of ray father. He writes me regard- 
ing this house : ' The north end was built about 1690, 
and the other end about 1735. It stands in front of a rock- 
bound hill about 200 feet high and 40 feet from the road.' He 
further says : ' Some time since a house was built on the north 
end of this land, which, with the old and new house and about 
2 acres of land across the road, was sold last spring for $10,000. 
I suppose the old bouse will now give place to a new building.' 
The picture shows a very comfortable-looking, two-story, double 
tenement-house. At the time of my father's occupancy of one 
part of this old house, the other part was occupied by a family by 
the name of Kinsman, as I have heard father say. I wish I 
might visit the old homestead before it is removed. Though 
father was but 12 years of age when he came to Maine, his 
reminiscences of those few years of ' sweet childhood,' and of 
a subsequent visit to the old homestead, were always of interest 
to me, let him recount them as often as he might. If I could 
but visit this old spot, and climb the old 'hill ' where he used 
to pick the ' bay-berries ' from which to get the tallow for the 
year's stock of candles ; or go down to the ' cove ' where he 
gathered shells and caught the eel and cunner ; or, perhaps, see 
the house of Jacob Kittield, where, he so often used to tell me, 
he committed his first (and last) theft — an old brass faucet, 
which he proposed to transform into a cannon, but which his 
mother (unfeelingly no doubt) caused him to return to its right- 
ful owner, 'all burdened with guilt and shame.' " 

At the age of 18, Mark Saunders Stiles (whose parents were 
then living at Jackson, Me.), " shouldered his pack " and started 
for the great lumber region of Mirimiche, in the Province of 
New Brunswick, walking the whole distance, about 400 miles. 
Here he worked for 6 years cutting "ton timber" (which 
in those days was shipped to England and manufactured 
by whip saws). At the end of this time he returned to Jackson 
and redeemed his father's farm, which was incumbered by 
a heavy mortgage. On this farm Mr. Stiles lived until his 
death. 

He held the office of selectman for many years, and repre- 
sented his party in the State Legislature ; served 2 terms (6 



422 Stiles Genealogy. 

years) as county commissioner, and never, with all his public 
business, neglected the interests of his farm. 

Although his educational privileges were very limited, good 
natural abilities made him a very useful man for the local 
public, and he ever maintained the respect and confidence of 
all with whom he had dealings. 

His religious sentiments were Universalist. In 1883 his son 
wrote as follows : 

"Although he is now nearly 86 years old, he is as erect and 
fresh of countenance as many men of 65, and seems to be in 
the full enjoyment of an honest, temperate and well-ordered 
life." [The foregoing sketch of Mr. Stiles was furnished by 
his son, M. S. Stiles Jr.] 

" Mark S. Stiles Esq., an old and much-respected citizen of 
Jackson, died on Sunday morning last (Dec. 29, 1889), at the 
advanced age of 92 yrs. and 3 mos. * * * He retained 
his faculties and his active interest in affairs until the last, and 
his death closed a long and useful life" (Belfast [Me.] Repub- 
lican Journal). 

Mr. Stiles evinced the greatest interest in the progress of the 
Stiles Genealogy, and a strong desire that it might be com- 
pleted during his life-time. We have been greatly cheered by 
his letters of cordial and appreciative encouragement. 

Children (by 2d marriage) : 

1072. I. Harriet 7 , b. Jan. 25, 1840 ; unm. ; res. with her 

brother. 

1073. II. Mark Saunders 7 Jr., b. Mch. 26, 1845 ; m. Lizzie 

J. Hanson. Family 148. 



Family 91. 

1074. Dr. Augustus C. 6 Stiles [557] (Phineas 5 , Timothy 4 , 
Ezra 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Jackson, Me., Sept. 28, 
3 813; m. (I) Nov. 26, 1843, at Brooks, Me., Julia Edwards of 
that town; m. (2) A.ug. 30, 1859, Mrs. Greorgie Norman, of 
New York city, who d. about 2 years later at Hammondton, 
N. J., £e. 30;'m. (3) Aug. 2, 1862, Jane E. Wilcoxson, who 
d. at Hammondton Oct. 6, 1865 ; m. (4) Oct. 21, 1867, at 
Hammondton, Ardell Butterfield, born at Sidney, Me., Sept. 
28, 1849. This lady, born on the 37th anniversary of her hus- 



Massachusetts Family. 423 

band's birth, is the dau. of Joseph and Nancy Lowell (Ward) 
Butterfield, the father being a brother of Fanny (Butterfield) 
Newell, the well-known Methodist exhorter, who travelled 
through Maine and Vermont and preached with her husband, 
the Rev. E. F. Newell ; the mother being a sister of the Rev. 
William Ward. Mrs. Ardell Stiles' P. O. address (1884) is 
Belgrade, Me. 

Dr. Stiles grad. from an eclectic coll. in the State of N. T. 
In 1857-58 was in practice in Bridgeport, Conn., was then for 
a while in New York city, whence, soon after his second mar- 
riage, in 1859, he removed to Hammondton, N. J. 

In the spring of 1868 he removed to Wilmington, Del., 
where he entered upon a very lucrative practice. His close 
application to his professional duties, however, seriously aggra- 
vated an organic disease of the heart, from which he had 
suffered since youth, and death came to him suddenly June 23, 
1868, in his 55th year. His remains were interred at Ham- 
mondton, N. J., but were afterward removed to Bridgeport, 
Conn. 

Dr. Stiles possessed great nobility of character, and was 
generous to a fault, especially in his charities, though in an 
unobtrusive way. His features were plain, but his presence 
was commanding. 

He availed himself of clairvoyance in his practice, which is 
described as having been very successful. With his patients 
he was social and sympathetic, winning their confidence, but at 
the same time very positive, and exacting implicit obedience 
to his directions. In his domestic relations he was very 
affectionate, tender and true ; fond of the society of the young, 
and always alive to every opportunity of helping others. 

Child (by 1st marriage) : 
1075. I. Zelia Augusta 7 , b. Jan. 31. 1847 ; d. in Bridgeport, 
Conn.,' Nov. 26, 1855.' 



Family 92. 

1076. Nahum Hodges 6 Stiles [563] (Nahum 5 , Timothy*, 
Ezra 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), is supposed to have been b. at 
Greenfield, N. H., about 1826 ; m. Susan, dau. of Jesse and 
Susannah (Stiles) Cudworth of Greenfield, N. H. [Mrs. 



424 Stiles Genealogy. 

Susannah (Stiles) Cudworth was a dau. of John Stiles (Moses 3 , 
Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), one of the early settlers of Lyndeborough, 
N. H. See Family 10, line of Samuel 2 Stiles.] 

Mrs. Susan (Cudworth) Stiles died at Methuen, Mass., Nov. 
18, 1851, se. 29 years. It is said that Mr. Stiles married a 
second wife. He died at Methuen, Nov. 26, 1857, se. 31 (ac- 
cording to " Researches in the Merrimac Valley," p. 294). 

Child (by 1st marriage) : 
1077. 1. Minelia 7 , b. abt. 1851, prob.; was adopted by, and 
took the surname of her aunt Mrs. Hannah 
(Cudworth) Day (wife of Mr. John Day), of 
Wakefield, Mass. She m. Mr. WoodDridge 
and res. (1883) at Stockton, Cal. 



Family 93. 

1078. Augustus Woodbury 6 Stiles [580] (Luther 5 , Ezra 4 , 
Ezra 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ) was b. Aug. 25, 1819; m. Sept. 4, 
1857, Sarah Graham, who was b. Sept. 1, 1829. Mr. Stiles is 
a farmer at Fryeburg Academy Grant, Me. P. O. address, 
West Bethel, Me. 

Children : 

1079. I. Henry 7 , b. August 26, 1859. 

1080. II. Hannah Chandler 7 , b. Dec. 12, 1860. 

1081. III. Infant 7 . 

1082. IV. Nancy Ada 7 , b. Dec. 30, 1862. 

1083. V. Moses Charles 7 , b. Apr., 1864. 



Family 94. 

1084. Asa Chandler 6 Stiles [583] (Luther 5 , Ezra 4 , Ezra 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. July 19, 1827; m. Mary Jane 
Whittier. Mr. Stiles was by occupation a shipbuilder. He 
was for many years a watchman at the East Boston ferries. 
He d. at his residence (125 Saratoga st., E. Boston) of cancer 
of the stomach, April 20, 1885. 

Children : 

1085. I. Annie Maria 7 , b. Oct. 6, 1862. 

1086. II. Emma Almena 7 , b. Apr. 1, 1866. 

1087. III. Arthur Hewitt 7 , b. Aug. 14, 1876. 




/2£$,\&££r 



Massachusetts Family. 425 

Family 95. 
1088. Valentine L. 6 Stiles [588] (Nathan 5 , Ezra 4 , Ezra 3 , 
Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Gilead, Me., Aug. 4, 1818; m. 
at G., 1841, Betsey A. Burnham. He was a builder by trade, 
and for the last 20 years of his life resided at Gorham, N. H. , 
during which time he was first and foremost in every enter- 
prise that meant advancement and improvement to the town. 
He always retained the confidence and respect of his fellow- 
citizens as may be seen from the fact of his having held all the 
important offices of trust within the gift of his townsmen. He 
was for many years one of the selectmen and Representative 
to the Gen. Court. In 1870, in consideration of his labors, he 
was appointed Postmaster which office he held to general satis- 
faction until his death, which occurred Jan. 1, 1875. [The 
above biog. sketch was furnished by Mr. Stiles' dau., Mrs. 
Helen E. Bellows of Boston, Mass.] His widow res. (1883) at 
Gorham, N. H. 

Children (from a record given by Mrs. Helen E. Bellows): 
1089. I. Helen E. 7 , b. Nov., 1842, at Shelburne, K H. 
At her father's death Miss Stiles was unani- 
mously recommended to succeed him as Post- 
master, which position she held until her mar- 
riage, Aug. 30, 1877, to John Bellows Esq., of 
Exeter, 1ST. H. " Mr. Bellows died suddenly of 
pneumonia at his residence, 'The Warren,' 
Boston, Mass., Dec. 14, 1888. He was b. at 
Walpole, N. H., Nov. 29, 1807. His parents 
were Josiah 2nd, and Lydia (Preston) Bellows. 
He was the fourth in a family of six children, 
of whom none survive him. At the age of 
17 he moved with his father's family to Lan- 
caster, Coos Co., JST. H., which was his home for 
26 years. He in. 2nd (1850) Mrs. Mary B., 
widow of Hon. Tristram Shaw of Exeter, JST. 
H. She d. 1875. He m. 2nd, Miss Helen E. 
Stiles of Gorham, N. H. They have lived for 
the last 9 years in Boston. Mr. B. had no 
children by either marriage. Until within a 
few years Mr. B. has been an active business 
man. At one time he owned Mt. Washington, 
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426 Stiles Genealogy. 

and constructed the first bridle path to its sum- 
mit. He built the original Glen House. 

Mr. Bellows was dignified and affable, a gen- 
tleman of the old school. He was an entertain- 
ing converser, and possessed business intuition 
of the highest order. He was a member of the 
Congregational church. In politics he was a 
Republican. Burial at Exeter " [from the 
Boston Traveller, Dec. IT, 1888]. 

Mrs. Helen E. (Stiles) Bellows was m. (2) 
Dec. 24, 1889, at Thomasville, Ga., to Charles 
Wesley Fiske of Logansport, lnd., where they 
reside. 

1090. II. Flora A. 7 , b. Sept., 1844, at Shelburne, N. H.; m. 

May 13, 1865, John G. Wight of Gorham, N. 
H.; res. (1883) at Cooperstown, N. Y. Issue: 

1091. i. Percy Loyal 8 , b. at Bridgeton, Me., Oct. 

22, 1869. 

1092. ii. Sareta Stiles 8 , b. at Cooperstown, N". Y., 

Dec. 30, 1873. 

1093. III. Eugene B. 7 , b. at Shelburne, N. H., Aug., 1846. 

" He attended private and public schools, and 
for a time Bates College. At the age of 18 
went into Oak Hall, Boston, as clerk, where he 
remained 2 years; then came to Gorham where 
he remained several years, and in 1872 went to 
Washington, where he was a clerk in the Pen- 
sion Office 9 years. Since 1881 Mr. Stiles has 
made his home with his mother, and carried on 
the large farm, and in connection with other 
business, kept and drove a team to Mt. Wash- 
ington in the summer, conveying passengers 
from the summer houses. While in Washington 
he joined a Masonic lodge there. On his return 
to Gorham took a demit, and became a member 
of the Gorham lodge. He d. at Gorham, Dec. 
1, 1887, of typhoid pneumonia" (Gorham 
paper). 

1094. IV. Zilpha A. 7 , b. at Shelburne, K H., Sept., 1848; 

d. Apr. 23, 1879. " She was a loving daughter, 
an affectionate sister, and a valued friend, and 



Massachusetts Family. 427 

her early death cast a gloom over the whole 
community, who mourned for her as only the 
loved of earth are mourned when called away 
forever." 

1095. Y. Clifford B. 7 , b. at Shelburne, N. H., Sept., 1850; 

res. (1883) in Illinois; is a conductor on a wes- 
tern railroad. 

1096. YI. Mary E. 7 , b. at Island Point, Yt., Sept., 1853; is 

first assistant in an academy at Somerville, 
Mass. (1883). 

1097. YIL Stella I. 7 , b. Dec, 1855, at Gorham, N. H.; res. 

with her mother. 



Family 96. 

1098. Albert D. 6 Stiles [589] (Nathan 5 , Ezra 4 , Ezra 3 , Tim- 
othy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Gilead, Me., May 31, 1820; in. 
Beulah Foster. He was a carpenter by trade; res. at Bethel, 
Me. Mr. Stiles died at Bethel, Aug. 25, 1884. 

Children : 

1099. I. Lucius B. 7 ; res. New York city ; died suddenly 

of heart disease at his office in New York, July 
29, 1889. 

1100. II. Hern H. 7 ; was a carriage painter at Merrimac, 

Mass. He died of consumption at Newry, 
Me., Sept. 3, 1889, se. 28 ; the last survivor of 
his family. 

Family 97. 

1101. Andrew J. 9 Stiles [601] (Nathan 5 , Ezra 4 , Ezra 3 , 

Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born Aug. 7, 1828 ; m. Eliza C 

in New York city. He was a carpenter ; he rem. from New 
York city to St. Joseph, Mo., about 1871; dec'd. His widow 
(who m. as 2nd husband, a Mr. Ditto), and children are still 
(1885) living at St. Joseph. 

Children : 

1102. I. Eva R. 7 ; m. D. A. Price, artistic photographer, of 

St. Joseph ; address 403 Felix street, St. Joseph. 

1103. II. Alonzo 7 . 



428 Stiles Genealogy. 

Family 98. 

1104. Elbenezer J. 7 Stiles [613] (Rev. Peter 6 , Jonathan 6 , 
Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Kirby, Yt., 
July 21, 1806; m. 1827, Arvilla Milliken, who was born at 
Jaffrey, JS". EL, Jan. 19, 1811, and now (1883) res. with her son 
at Rutland, Yt. Mr. Stiles died at Barnet, Yt., Aug. 12, 1865. 

Child: 
1105. I. Lovell G. 8 , b. May 17, 1830 ; m. Sarah Griswold. 
Family 149. 

Family 99. 

1106. Jonas G 7 Stiles [616] (Rev. Peter 6 , Jonathan 6 , Lt 
Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy''', Robert 1 ); was born at Kirby, Yt., 
Feb. 2, 1815; m., Oct. 24, 1844, Lorana Brown (b. Oct. 4, 
1811). He was a farmer and res. at Kirby, where he died Jan. 
23, 1847. 

Children : 

1107. I. Louisa Maria 8 , b. Nov. 25, 1845 ; m. Dec. 10, 

1868, George A. Stoddard, a farmer. Mr. S. was 
b. Jan. 8, 1845; they res. (1889) at Peacham, 
Yt. Issue : 

1108. i. Fred Jones 9 , b. Oct. 3, 1869. 

1109. ii. Lizzie Amanda 9 , b. Feb. 21, 1872. 

1110. iii. Hattie Louisa 9 , b. May 16, 1874. 

1111. iv. Arthur George 9 , b. Feb. 5, 1877. 

1112. v. D wight Brown 9 , b. Apr. 21, 1882. 



Family 100. 

1113. Isaac Augustus 7 Stiles [629] (Isaac 6 , Jonathan 5 , Lt. 
Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Maiden, Mass., 
Oct. 11, 1825 ; m. Emeline Estes Cox (dau. of Samuel, and b. 
at Maiden, Mass., Mch. 12, 1826). Mr. Stiles res. in Maiden 
until 1889, when he removed to Boston ; his business address is 
88 Franklin street, Boston, Mass. Mrs. Emeline E. (Cox) Stiles 
died Mch. 26, 1886, in the same house and room where she was 
born. 



Massachusetts Family. 429 

Children (all born at Maiden, Mass.) : 
1114.. I. Imogene Augusta 8 , b. Jan. 15, 1851; d. July 1, 
1864. 

1115. II. Eugene Augustus 8 , b. Jan. 15, 1851; m. Emma 

Louise Suckley. Family 150. 

1116. III. Frank Allen 8 , b. Sept. 11, 1853 ; d. Dec. 17, 1853. 
HIT. IV. George Arthur 8 , b. Sept. 11, 1853 ; res. at Maiden, 

Mass.; is employed in Boston. 
11.18. Y. Frances Elizabeth 8 , b. Mch. 27, 1858 ; m. George 
Holliday, 1887. In 1888 Mr. H. was prop, of 
the new hotel at Banff Mineral Hot Springs on 
the Can. Pacific R. R., B. C. 



Family 101. 

1119. William Lewis 7 Stiles [638] (Col. Theodore Lyman 6 , 
Jonathan 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 3 , Robert 1 ), was born at 
Leominster, Mass., Oct. 15, 1812; m., Oct. 11, J 836, at Taunton, 
Mass., by Rev. Andrew Bigelow, D. D., Eliza E. (dau. of Capt. 
John and Eliza) Johnson, b. in Medford, Mass., Sept. 6, 1815. 
For six years preceding her m. Miss Johnson lived as maid ser- 
vant in the family of Dr. Bigelow. They commenced housekeep- 
ing at "Wood End," Lynn, Mass. In 1839 they rem. to 
Watertown, Mass. Mr. Stiles was by trade a tinsmith and a 
dealer in stoves, tinware, etc. For several years Mr. Stiles had 
the misfortune to suffer from an incurable bone disease which 
rendered him almost a helpless cripple and almost wholly de- 
pendent on the exertions of his " treasure of a wife." He died 
at Watertown, Oct. 28, 1890. Mrs. Stiles died Nov. 10, 1890. 

Children : 

1120. I. William L. 8 Jr., b. July 23, 1837; m. Mary Abbie 

Glines. Family 151. 

1121. II. Emma Eliza 8 , b. at W atertown, Mass., Feb. 26, 1845; 

m. Henry Home of Watertown, Aug. 31, 1869; 
Mrs. Home d. Sept. 4, 1890 ; no children. 



Family 102. 

1122. Lauriston 7 Stiles [644] (Col. Theodore Lyman 6 , 
Jonathan 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Mai- 



430 Stiles Genealogy. 

den, Mass., March 21, 1820; m. (by Rev. H. Gray Leavitt) Jan. 
2, 1842, Lucinda Maria Gilson, who was b. at Lynn, Mass., July 
5, 1822. They res. at Peabody, Mass., where Mr. Stiles died 
Oct. 4, 1884. ' 

Children : 

1123. I. Maria Angnsta 8 , b. Oct. 27, 1842, at Maiden, Mass.; 

d. at M . Aug. 28, 1843. 

1124. II. George Watson 8 , b. Feb. 8, 1844, at Dan vers, Mass.; 

d. at D. Feb. 23, 1846. 

1125. III. Melville Payson 8 , b. April 27, 1846, in Maiden; d. 

at M. May 26, 1847. 

1126. IY. Laura Maria 8 , b. Oct. 10, 1852, at Danvers; d. at 

D. of typhoid fever, Feb. 13, 1862. 



Family 103. 

1127. Dr. Joseph Nathan 7 Stiles [662] (Joseph 6 , Nahum 6 , 
Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob*, Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Norwich, 
Yt., Aug. 13, 1813; m. (1) July 26, 1835, Aurora Savage 
of Jericho, Yt., b. June 21, 1811 (dau. of Thomas Jr., and 3d 
wife Clarissa [Noble] Savage), who d. Jan. 29, 1859, se. 47 
years; m. (2) Mrs. Diantha L. (Howe) Durkee, widow of Wm. 
H. Durkee of Montpelier, Yt. Mrs. Stiles, who survives her 
husband, was living [1884] in Minneapolis, Minn., with a dau. 
by her 1st marriage; no issue by her 2d marriage. 

Dr. Stiles grad. 1839, from Dartmouth Coll. Med. School. 
He practiced medicine at Strafford, Yt., for some years after 
his marriage. From S. he went to New York city, and was 
there engaged in the drug business at No. 51 6th ave., from 
1852 to 1855, when he rem. to Windsor, Yt., and resumed 
practice, which he continued until 1872, when he opened the 
" Windsor Drug Store," taking as partner, his nephew, Nor- 
man D. Hazen of W. At the end of a year he bought out his 
partner and continued the business alone until his death, which 
occurred Aug. 31, 1875. 

Dr. Stiles stood high in his profession. He was a member of 
the Yt. Med. Soc, and auditor of the same in 1872. He was 
also for a time president of the Connecticut River Yalley Med. 
Assn. He was a prominent member of the Masonic order. 
[Most of the foregoing facts concerning Dr. Stiles were fur- 



Massachusetts family. 431 

nished by his son, Charles L. Stiles, who records his filial 
tribute to his mother in these words : " She was the dearest 
of mothers."] 

Children (by 1st marriage) : 

1128. I. George D. 8 , was b. at Strafford, Yt., undoubtedly. 

He was clerk in the store of Solon F. Frary of 
South Strafford, Yt., for a number of years. 
Afterward was partner at Windsor, with Wal- 
lace A. King, in the photographic business un- 
der the firm name of " Stiles & King.'' He 
finally went west. He d. of sunstroke at Cin- 
cinnati, while on his order wagon ; was unm. 

1129. II. Henry G. 8 , b. Feb. 27, 1842; m. Sue Ensworth. 

Family 153. 

1130. III. Charles *L. 8 , b. So. Strafford, Yt., April 13, 1850. 

At the age of 18 he launched out in the rail- 
road business, as a locomotive engineer, but 
soon quitting that, he became night clerk at the 
Bellows Falls office of the Yt. Central E. R., 
continuing in this position for 2 years; subse- 
quently he was employed for a short time as 
ass't agent at the Fitchburg office of the Che- 
shire R. R. Afterward went to Indianapolis 
and worked 6 mos. for his brother, Henry G. 
Stiles (who was then agent of the Cin. & In- 
dianapolis R. R.), where he was attacked with 
"chills and fever," and obliged to return to his 
father's at Windsor, Yt. As soon as he was 
sufficiently recovered, he once more entered the 
employ of the Yt. Central R. R., and was 
placed in the New London, Conn., office as way- 
billing clerk, and soon after became cashier, 
which position he held for nearly 7 years. In 
Nov., 1879, he was appointed agent at Monson, 
Mass., of the New London Northern R. R.; 
is also agent of the Adams Express Co., and 
manager of the Western Union Telegraph Co. 
He was m. May 20, 1874, at Charlestown, N. 
H., to Emma Jane, dau. of James M. Bowman 
of 0.: no children. 



4:32 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 104. 

1131. Maj. James Frank 7 Stiles [674] (Joseph 6 , Nahum 5 , 
Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. at Hartford, Vt., 
Aug. 19, 1821; m. Philena (b. in Putney, Yt., Apr. 21, 
1820), dau. of Mark and Clarissa (Partridge) Moore. During 
the late war he was a member with the title of Major, of the 
staff of Col. Nathan Lord of the 6th Regt. Vermont Yols. On 
his return from the war he was appointed Postmaster at Black 
River, Yt., which office he resigned and removed to Mass. In 
1883 and later he was living at Lunenburg, Mass., where he 
was proprietor of " Whalom Park," a pleasant summer resort 
situated in Lunenburg. After an illness of several years he d. 
at Fitchburg, Dec. 19, 1885. 

Children : 

1132. I. Louisa Jane 8 , b. Aug., 1840, at White River vil- 

lage, Yt.; m. Charles F. Brown, of Putney, 
Yt., Nov. 6, 1861. 

1133. II. Everline T. 8 , b. Jan. 11, 1843, at Quechee village, 

Yt.; m. Norman B. Stone, of Cavendish, Yt., 
Dec. 16, 1860. 

1134. III. Clementina D. 8 , b. Jan. 11, 1843, at Qnechee 

village, Yt. ; m. Feb. 8, 1861, H. C. Ken- 
dall, prof, of penmanship, Boston, Mass. 

1135. i. Minnie Emilie 9 , b. Feb. 26, 1863. 

1136. IY. George Wm. 8 , b. July 19, 1844, at Quechee, Yt.; 

d. at Windsor, Yt., Sept. 8, 1844. 

1137. Y. Mary A. 8 , b. Mch. 26, 1846, at Windsor, Yt.; m. 

Hiram O. Whitney, of Springfield, Yt., Apr. 
3, 1866. 

1138. YI. George A. 8 , b. Oct. 9, 1849, at Keene, N. H.; m. 

Dec. 20, 1874, Nettie E. Piper, of Fitchburg, 
Mass.; is a dentist at West Gardner, Mass. He 
has invented a wood screw on which, in 1884, 
he was granted a patent. 

1139. VII. Ella Isadore 8 , b. at Clinton, Mass., Oct. 31, 1852 ; 

m. at Fitchburg, Mass., Oct. 27, 1877, Benjamin 
Snow Yanderford (b. at Fitchburg, Jan. 2. 



Massachusetts Family. 433 

1855), son of Frederick and Chloe (Carr) (Roby) 
Vanderford. Issue : 

1140. i. Carl Frederick 9 , b. at Fitchburg, Aug. 21, 

1879. 

1141. ii. Benjamin Kay 9 , b. at Fitchburg, June 10, 

1882 

1142. VIII. William F. 8 , b". at Woonsocket, R. I., Oct. 3, 1855; 

m. Lilla H. Webber, of Lunenburg, Mass., Oct. 
28, 1880. 

1143. IX. Alice J. 8 , b. at Woonsocket, Mch. 16, 1858; m. 

Frank P. Yanderford, of Fitchburg, Sept. 20, 
1877. Mr. V. d. at F. May 7, 1879, ®. 27 yrs. 



Family 105. 

1144. Horace Tilden 7 Stiles [675] (Joseph 6 , Nahum 5 , Lt. 
Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. Sept. 14, 1823 ; m. 
Charlotte Vincent. In his boyhood he went with his brother 
Daniel to East Poultney, Vt., to learn the iron molder's trade. 
A.fter having finished their trade they both settled at Water- 
ford, N. T., where Horace T. d. about 1880. (This acct. was 
given by Maj. J. Frank Stiles.) 

Children : 
1145. I. Frank E. 8 , is a printer (1882) at Waterford, N. Y. 
(There may be other children.) 



Family 106. 

1146. John Standish 7 Stiles [676] (Joseph 6 , Nahum 5 , Lt. 
Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was b. May 14, 1825 ; m. 
Mrs. Emily Blossom ; is a machinist ; resided for many years 
at Windsor, Vt., but for several years past has been living at 
Worcester, Mass. John Standish Stiles invented a device for 
holding a napkin about the neck. 

Children (all excepting the eldest b. at Windsor, Vt.) : 
1147. I. Wallace Cephas 8 , b. in Cornish, K H. Wallace 
C. Stiles has invented a machine for the manu- 
facture of the new patent " link wire clothes 
line " which will give him prominence as an 
inventor and cash returns. One lot was recently 
55 



1148. 


II. 


1149. 


III. 


1150. 


IV. 


1151. 


V. 


1152. 


VI. 


1153. 


VII. 


1154. 


VIII. 



434 Stiles Genealogy. 

sent to Canada. He is now one of the fore 
most machinists of Worcester, Mass. (Vermont 
Journal, Sept. 9, 1889). 

Charley 8 . 

Emma Jane 8 . 

Flora Etta 8 . 

Carrie 8 . 

Eva 8 ; d. in Windsor, Vt., 83. about 3 yrs. 

Loomis 8 , ) , . \ d. at W., 83. about 1 yr. 

Lizzie 8 , f twms 5 | d. at W., 83. about 2 yrs. 



Family 107. 

1155. Daniel 7 Stiles [682] (Joseph 6 , Nahum 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , 
Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Hartford, Vt., June 
20, 1827; removed in 1844 to Troy, K Y. ; m. Sept. 22, 1847, 
Phebe A. Vincent (a sister of his brother Horace's wife), of 
Half moon, Saratoga Co., 1ST. Y.; is an iron molder by occu- 
pation ; resided for many years at Waterford, N. Y. ; at pres- 
ent (1884) living at Crescent, N. Y. 

Children : 

1156. I. Harriet Jane 8 , b. July 13, 1848 ; m. Mr. Flandru ; 

no children. 

1157. II. Infant 8 ; died soon. 

1158. III. Infant 8 ; died soon. 

1159. IV. Lois A. 8 , b. April 18, 1855 ; m. Mr. Gedney. Issue: 

1160. i. Nellie M. 9 ; 83. 9 years (1884). 

1161. ii. Harry H. 9 ; 83. 6 vears (1884). 

1162. V. Horace J. 8 , b. about 1859. 

1163. VI. Emraett H. 8 , b. about 1864 ; in. and has a son 

named Orville 9 . 

1164. VII. Willard D. 8 , b. about 1867. 

1165. VIII. Vincent 8 . "Vincent Stiles, 8 years old, Ernest 

Page, 9, and Albert Page, 10, while playing on 
a raft in Cemetery pond, Waterford, Saratoga 
Co., N. Y., Saturday, fell in and were drowned " 
(Newspaper item June 2, 1878). 

[We have been obliged, in arranging the chil- 
dren of this family, to use our own judgment, 
as in the record sent us their order was not in- 
dicated.] 



Massachusetts Family. 435 



' Family 108. 

1166. Henry Bowers 7 Stiles [685] (Josiah D. 6 , Nahum 5 , 
Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Townsend, 
Mass., June 28, 1816 ; m. (1) Betsey A. Smith (b. Jane 8, 1821), 
who died 1859 ; m. (2) Oct., 1860, Hattie L. Seaver. Mr. Stiles 
has long resided at Brookline, N". H., of which place he is now 
(1884) Postmaster. He has held the office of town clerk, and 
has been Representative to the General Court. An account of 
him in 1857 says he was a merchant at Brookline, and a Major 
in the 5th Regt. N. H . State Militia. 

Children : 

1167. I. Charles H. 8 , b. Sept. 8, 1842. "At the age of 18(?) 

was mustered into service (Sept. 18, 1861) in 
the 4th Regt. N. H. Vols., Co. C, as a private ; 
discharged May 3, 1862, after serving 7 mos. 
and 10 davs" {Sawtelle's Cent. Brookline, 
N. H., p. 39). 

1168. II. Frederick M. 8 , b. Nov. 2, 1843 ; died 1843. 

1169. III. John A. 8 , b. Jan. 25, 1845; res. at Townsend, 

Mass. ; no family. "At the age of 18(?), mustered 
Aug. 20, 1862, in the 4th N. H. Regt., Co. C, 
as private, with bounty of $150 ; wounded with 
ball, Sept. 29, 1864, and discharged June 15, 
1865, after serving 2 yrs. 9 mos. 25 days" 
{Sawtelle's Cent. Brookline, N. H., p. 39). 

1170. IV. George E. 8 , b. Dec. 15, 1849. 

1171. V. Francis H. 8 , b. Jan. 2, 1851 ; d. 1852. 

1172. VI. Frank H. 8 , b. Aug. 8, 1855 ; d. 1857. 

1173. VII. Ella A. 8 , b. April 20, 1857; d. 1857. 



Family 109. 

1174. John H. 7 Stiles [695] (Josiah D. 6 , Nahum 6 , Lt. Levi*, 
Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Townsend, Mass., 
April 14, 1822. At the age of 14 he went to Grafton, Mass., 
and was there married Nov. 30, 1848, to Julia E. Prentice, 
who was born at G., Jan. 15, 1822. They now reside (1885) 
at Sterling, Mass. Mr. Stiles is a bootmaker by occupation. 



4:36 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children : 

1175. I. Frank Howard 8 , b. Oct. 9,1850; d. Mch. 31, 1860. 

1176. II. Susie Emma 8 , b. Dec. 12, 1853; m. Dec. 16, 1880, 

John F. Robinson, mechanic, of North Grafton, 
Mass. 

1177. III. Mary Louisa 8 , b. Mch. 4, 1862; d. Jan. 20, 1863. 



Family 110. 

1178. Walter Lewis 7 Stiles [698] (Lewis 9 , Nahum 6 , Lt. 
Levi*, Jacob 3 , Timothy 8 , Robert 1 ), was born at Fitchburg, 
Mass., May 10, 1816; m. Sept. 7, 1836, Fanny Squires, of 
Milford, K H., who d. at Manchester, N. H., July 30, 1878. 
He was a shoemaker by trade. He resided for some years at 
Amherst, N. H. He d. July 23, 1875, ». 59 (ace. to Am- 
herst liecords). 

(One account we have received, says that Walter L. Stiles 
was twice married; but if he was, the date of Mrs. Fanny 
[Squires] Stiles' death, as we have it, must be wrong. We have 
not been informed when Mr. Stiles' 2d marriage took place, 
nor of the name of the lady, but it is said he went to Pittstield 
[JST. H. ?] and married there, within a year, his 2d wife.) 

Children (from Amherst, JV. H., Records) : 

1179. I. Martha E. 8 , b. 1849; m. Kent Mason, who died ; 

she m. (2) Rev. Mr. Clayton, a Methodist minis- 
ter; went to N. S.; no child. 

" Aug. 1, 1875, Mrs. Kent Mason, of Man- 
chester, N. H., under the auspices of the Good 
Templars, gave an excellent lecture on temper- 
ance, at the Cong. Church " {Annals of War- 
ren, Me., p. 477). 

1180. II. Anne 8 , b. 1852; m. Collins, in Manchester, 

]N". H., who died; she, in 1884, was a dressmaker 
in Boston. 

1181. III. Mary A. 8 , b. 1857; unm.; went to K S. with her 

sister, Mrs. Clayton, several years ago ; had pre- 
viously lived in Boston. 



Massachusetts Family. 437 



Family 111. 

1182. Azro B. 7 Stiles [716] (Levi 4 , Peleg S. 6 , Lt. Levi'-, 
Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Moretown, Yt., Aug. 
4, 1812 ; ra. (1) Hannah Woodbury ; (2) Sarah Wells. He 
lived for some years in Quincy, Mass., and was, it is said, a 
Major of the ununiformed Mass. Militia. He was living at 
Chester, Yt., in 1861; after that at Weathersfield, Yt. He 
was a stonecutter by occupation. Mr. Stiles enlisted Dec. 15, 
1863, in Co. K, 4th Regt. Yt. Yols; was soon promoted to cor- 
poral. On the 23d of June, 1864, he was captured by the 
rebels near Weld on R. R., Va., and placed in the stockade at 
Andersonville, Ga., where he died of starvation, Oct. 11, 1864. 
A memorandum kept by him during his imprisonment is now 
(1884) in possession of his son, Ambrose A. Stiles. 

Children (by 1st marriage) : 

1183. I. Thomas H. 8 , b. Aug. 14, 1837; m. Lydia Marden, 

Emma Perry, and Martha A. Wilson. Family 
153. !.., 

1184. II. Angelo 8 ; d. young. 

1185. ^EII. Ambrose A. 8 , b. Jan. 30, 1842; m. Sarah Stiles. 

Family 154. 

1186. IY. Hannah 8 ; d. when about 5 yrs. of age. 
Children (by 2d marriage) : 

1187. Y. Fred. 8 ) , 

1188. YI. Frank 8 f d ' ^^ 

1189. VII. Eugene 8 . 

1190. VIII. Willis H. 8 ; d. at Fitzwilliam, N. H., Aug. 21, 

1884, £e. 25. 

1191. IX. Dau. 8 

1192. X. Elmer 8 ; res. (1884) at Keene, N. H. 



Family 112. 

1193. Orrhi 7 Stiles [717] (Levi 6 , Peleg S. 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 ; 
Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Moretown, Yt., May 4, 1814, 
m. Tryphenia Holt, Sept. 11, 1836. Mr. Stiles served as a 
private in Co. Gr, 4th Regt. Yt. Vols., from Aug., 1861, to 
Feb., 1862; re-enlisted Jan., 1863, in Co. D, 2d Regt. Yt. Vol. 
Inf'y; served till the close of the war. He suffered a sun- 



438 Stiles Genealogy. 

stroke while ou the march, and was, in consequence, an inva- 
lid to the time of his death, which took place at Fitzwilliam, 
N. EL, June 21, 1880. He was a farmer and stone mason. 

Children (1st five born at Moretown, Vt.): 

1194. I. William A. 8 , b. June 13, 1837; m. Eleanora 

Stowell. Family 155. 

1195. II. Alma A. 8 , b. Sept. 20, 1840; m. Esq. Sleeper 

of Moretown, Yt. She d. Jan. 29, 1873, leav- 
ing 2 children. 

1196. III. Lester K. 8 , b. Sept. 1, 1842 ; m. Feb. 19, 1867, 

Katie Cunningham of Tnrin, N. Y.; no 
children. Mr. Stiles enlisted Sept. 20, 1861, in 
Co. C, 1st Regt. Vt. Cavalry ; served as private 
3 years; was taken prisoner at Hagerstown, 
Md., July 6, 1863 ; exchanged on parole Dec. 
28, 1863 ; discharged as serg't Oct. 20, 1864 ; 
res. (1884) at Keene, N. H.; is division master 
on the railroad. 

1197. IV. Nancy A. 8 , b. Dec. 1, 1844; m. Feb. 2, 1870 

Martin S. Deetk (b. Jan. 30, 1835) of Win- 

1198. Y. Sophronia A. 8 , b. Feb. 1, 1847 ; m. L. F. Willey of 

Barre, Yt. 

1199. YI. Mary L. 8 , b. 1849 ; m. John Wadleigh of West 

Randolph, Yt. 

1200. VII. Martha L. 8 , b. Mch 29, 1852; m. A. Turner of 

Fitzwilliam, K H., Oct. 7, 1873. 

1201. VIII. James F. 8 , b. July 8, 1854; m. Hattie F. Duval. 

Family 156. 



Family 113. 

1202. Edmund K. 7 Stiles [718] (Levi 6 , Peleg S. s , Lt. Levi 4 , 
Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Moretown, Vt., July 
12, 1819; m., 1848, in Pittsford, Vt., Susan E. Greenleaf _ of 
Pittsf ord. They res. at Lowell, Mass., during the year preceding 
their marriage, then returned to Pittsford and bought a small 
place on which they lived until his enlistment, Dec. 8, 1863 
(mustered in Dec. 26), for 3 years in Co. C, 1st Regt. Vt. Vols. 
He was wounded at Cedar Creek and sent to Montpelier, Yt., 



Massachusetts Family. 439 

remaining there until he was again fit for service. In the 
spring of 1865 was attacked with chronic diarrhoea and sent to 
Harewood Hospital, Washington, D. C, where he died June 
12, 1865. His widow died a few years afterward at Stock- 
bridge, Vt., of cancer. 

Children (record, such as it is, furnished by the Postmaster 
of Stockbridge, Vt.) : 

1203. I. Mary 8 ; m. ; living (1884) at Stockbridge, Yt. 

1204. II. Mattie 8 ; living (1884) at Stockbridge, Vt. 

1205. III. Fremont 8 [may be the person alluded to in the 

following notice from a Vermont paper : 
"Fremont Stiles of Rutland, Vt., was m. Mch. 
23, 1884, to Mary Garvin of Rutland Centre, 
Vt."] 

Family 114. 

1206. Wyman D. 7 Stiles [726] (Levi 6 , Peleg S. 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , 
Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Moretown, Vt. Be- 
fore he became of age he left home and went to New Bedford, 
Mass., and there snipped on board a whaling vessel. On 
arriving at California he was obliged to leave the vessel on ac- 
count of ill-health. After a while he proceeded to the Sand- 
wich Islands and settled at Waipio, Hamakua, Hawaii. Here 
he married a native woman, who bore him 4 children, all of 
whom with the mother died previous to 1866. He afterward 
married another Hawaiian woman named " Ha-Wa-He," by 
whom he had 3 sons and 2 daus. In July, 1872, Mr. Stiles 
very mysteriously disappeared, and it is believed he was lost in 
a quagmire. He left home on business in the morning, and as 
his way led for a long distance through the forest and over a 
rough road, it is supposed that he missed the way. Although, 
the most diligent search was made, no trace of him nor of the 
horse he rode, was ever discovered. 

His eldest son was given to the Bishop of the Island College 
and received a good education. He graduated not long since 
from the Hawaiian schools, and is now (1884) filling an im- 
portant position, with a good salary. [The above history of 
Wyman D. Stiles and his family was gleaned from facts which 
were furnished by his sister, Mrs. Mary A. Cook of Spring- 
field, Vt.] 



440 Stiles Genealogy. 

Family 115. 

1207. Charles A, 7 Stiles [728] (Levi 6 , Peleg S. 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , 
Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Moretown, Yt., June 3, 
1833; m. 1855, Mary F. Jackson (b. at Moretown, June 11, 
1840). They located at Pittsfield, Yt.; have since made sev- 
eral changes. Mr. Stiles' occupation is meat merchant and far- 
mer; res. (1884) at Sutherland Falls, Yt. 

Children (from Caverlifs Hist, of Pittsford, Vt.): 

1208. I. Erwin F. 8 , b. Feb. 12, 1856. 

1209. II. Ida J. 8 , b. Dec. 12, 1859. 

1210. III. Child 8 ; not living. 



Family 116. 

1211. Frederick W. 7 Stiles [730] (Danforth W. 6 , Peleg S.*, 
Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Middlesex, 
Yt., June 5, 1822; m. Dec, 1842, Lydia Ripley Kinson of 
Middlesex. They res. (1883) at West' Salem, Wis. 

Children : 

1212. I. Salome Ann 8 , born Apr. 11, 1843, at Middlesex,' 

Yt.; m. William Sickles in 1866, and d. Dec, 
1872. 

1213. II. Jane C.*, b. Oct. 6, 1847, at Montpelier, Yt.; m. 

at Fall River, Wis., Apr. 20, 1873, Henry W. 
Green, who was born at Milton Junction, Wis., 
May 15, 1849. Issue: 

1214. i. Harry S. fl , b. Apr. 9, 1874. 

1215. ii. May Z. 9 , b. May 1, 18? 6. 

1216. iii. Frederick H. 9 , b. Feb. 14, 1878. 



Family 117. 

1217. George W. 7 Stiles [760] (Reuben 6 , Peleg S. 5 , Lt. 
Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born June 19, 1829; m. 

(1) Jan. 1, 1853, Hannah Redfield, who d. May 29, 1877; m. 

(2) Feb. 17, 1880, Mrs. Katherine Blanchard. They res. at 
Columbus, Wis. Mr. Stiles is a farmer. 



Massachusetts Family. 441 

Children (by 1st marriage): 

1218. I. Frank G. 8 , b. July 10, 1855; m. Addie Stevens, 

July, 1878; res.' Steele City, Neb. 

1219. II. Clara M. 8 , b. June 18, 1875. 



Family 118. 

1220. Charles D. 7 Stiles [761] (Reuben 6 , Peleg S. 5 , Lt. 
Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born Aug. 19, 1834; m. 
Margaret Baker, Aug. 19, 1858; is a farmer, and res. at Co- 
lumbus, Wis. 

Children : 

1221. I. Infant 8 , b. and d. Sept. 3, 1862. 

[George Grant Stiles, adopted son, b. Sept. 19, 
1862; d. Feb. 3, 1867.] 

1222. II. Minnie M. 8 , b. June 14, 1871. 

1223. III. Arlett A. 8 , b. July 10, 1874. 



Family 119. 

1224. William H. 7 Stiles [762] (Reuben 6 , Peleg S. 6 , Lt. 
Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born Nov. 19, 1836; m. 
Julia Moore, Mch. 7, 1861; is a farmer; res. at Columbus, 
Wis. 

Children : 

1225. I. Silas 8 , b. Jan. 7, 1862. 

1226. II. Lillian M. 8 , b. Nov. 21, 1875. 



Family 120. 

1227. Larkin Packard 7 Stiles [782] (Ludolphus 6 , Dr. 
Levi 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Coven- 
try, Chenango Co., N. Y., July 16, 1831; m. at Yeteran, Che- 
mung Co., N. T., Sept. 17, 1857, Mary A. Crandall. Mr. 
Stiles was a blacksmith, and also a farmer. He res. at Yeteran 
from the time of his marriage until 1860, when be removed to 
Granville, Bradford Co., Pa. It is said that he held the offices 
of Town Clerk, Postmaster and Road Commissioner, but at 
56 



442 Stiles Genealogy. 

what place we are not informed. He d. of typhoid pneumonia 
at Birdsall, Allegany Co., N. Y., May 30, 1882. His widow 
is still (1886) living at B. with her. son. 

Children (from records furnished by Mrs. Mary A. [Crandall] 
Stiles): 

1228. I. Wilson Ludolphus 8 , b. at Veteran, K Y., July 2, 

1858; m. Elizabeth Eleanor Gillies. Family 
157. 

1229. II. Charles Adelbert 8 , b. at Y. Jan. 24, 1860; d. 

Aug. 22, 1870. 

1230. III. Mary E. Freelove 8 , b. June 19, 1863; d. July 22, 

1863. 



Family 121. 

1231. James Franklin 7 Stiles [817] (Nathan J. 6 , Lincoln 5 , 
Capt. Jacob 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Cavendish, 
Vt., Feb. 18, 1824; m. Ann Maria Works; Mr. Stiles is a 
merchant at Fitchburg, Mass. (1886). 

Children : 

1232. I. James Arthur 8 , b. Sept. 1, 1855; grad. at Fitch- 

burg High School in 1873, from Harvard Coll. 
1877; m. in Claremont, N. H., June 9, 1887, 
Mary Lizzie, dau. of John T. and (Whit- 
ney) Emerson of Claremont ; is practicing law 
successfully at Gardner, Mass. 

1233. II. Walter Franklin 8 , b. Aug. 7, 1857; is a director 

and large stockholder in the Eureka Spindle 
Company, recently formed at Fitchburg, Mass. 
" This spindle is for both cotton and wool, and 
is pronounced by good judges to be the coming 
spindle for cotton manufacturers." 

Family 122. 

1234. Maj. Frederick G. 7 Stiles [826] (Charles 6 , Jeremiah 5 
Jr., Capt. Jeremiah 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at 
Worcester, Mass., June 19, 1825; m. (1) June 14, 1848, Ann 
Louisa Croome, who d. Nov. 27, 1858; ni. (2) at Cumberland, 
R. I., Nov. 23, 1859, Melinda Andrews ; they res. at Worces- 



Massachusetts Family. 443 

ter ; Major Stiles follows the occupation of ornamental paint- 
ing in its various branches, although he inherits, in no small 
degree, the talent for portraiture, being a grandson of Jere- 
miah Stiles Jr., a well-known portrait painter of Worcester 
60 to 70 years ago (1883). 

At the breaking out of the Kebellion Mr. Stiles raised a 
company of volunteers, and was made Capt. of the same. On 
joining the Regt., he was promoted to Major in the 19th Army 
Corps, Department of the Gulf, and was afterward of the 22d 
Army Corps in Virginia. [This is Major Stiles' very modest 
account of himself. We think a third person would have 
made rather more of the matter.] Maj. Stiles says, " I have 
no wish to magnify what at the time I considered and still con- 
sider, simply duty." He has long been an earnest worker in 
the temperance cause. At the recent memorial services at 
Worcester, to the famous temperance lecturer John B. Gough, 
Major Stiles was chosen by the reformed men to make the ad- 
dress, which was a truly eloquent tribute to the great apostle 
of temperance. 

Children (b. at Worcester, Mass.): 

1235. I. Tristram F. 8 , b. May 24, 1849; d. March 27, 1852. 

1236. II. Frederick Walter 8 , b. Sept. 15, 1854; m. Gertrude 

Holton. Family 158. 

1237. III. Herbert Augustus 8 , b. Nov. 17, 1858 ; m. Nov. 

26, 1879, Emma Elizabeth, dau. of Silas and 
Jane (Lucas) Garfield (b. in Fitchburg, Mass., 
Aug. 26, 1857) of Worcester; he is an orna- 
mental painter by occupation. 



Family 123. 

1238. Lieut. John W. 7 Stiles [829] (Charles 6 , Jeremiah 5 
Jr., Capt. Jeremiah 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at 
Worcester, Mass., Jan. 6, 1833; m. Lizzie Gardner, an actress 
and public singer, now dead. 

Mr. Stiles is said to have considerable talent as an actor him- 
self, especially in such characters as Uncle Tom in the play of 
" Uncle Tom's Cabin." He is by occupation a machinist and 
gas-fitter; res. at Philadelphia. "John W. Stiles, 2d_Lieut. 
34th Regt. Mass. Yol. Infy., from Aug. 1, 1861, to July 2, 
1863; discharged." 



4:44 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children (b. at Philadelphia, Pa.): 

1239. I. John F. 8 

1240. II. Charles W. 8 



Family 124. 

1241. Charles Augustus 7 Stiles [830] Oharlesf, Jeremiah 8 
Jr., Capt. Jeremiah 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at 
Worcester, Mass., Nov. 10, 1835 ; m. Martha Johnston of Phila- 
delphia, where the family now (1884) reside. Mr. Stiles is an 
ornamental painter by occupation. 

Children (born in Philadelphia, Pa.) : 

1242. I. Charles F. 8 

1243. II. Mattie M. 8 

1244. III. Jerry F. 8 

1245. IV. Frank W. 8 

1246. Y. Lydia J. 8 

1247. VI. Lucy 8 . 

1248. VII. Walter W. 8 



Family 125. 

1249. Emery 7 Stiles [846] (Henry 6 , Jeremiah 5 Jr., Capt. 
Jeremiah 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Worcester, 
Mass., Nov. 20, 1834 ; m. at Sutton, Mass., Oct. 13, 1869, Mrs. 
Lousia L. Marsh, dau. of Peter and Sallie (Barber) Miett. They 
reside at Grafton, Mass. 

Children : 

1250. I. Abbie Louisa 8 , b. July 30, 1873. 

1251. II. Alice 8 , b. Aug. 18, 1875 ; d. June 30, 1876. 

1252. III. Agnes May 8 , b. Oct. 14, 1878; d. March 28, 1883. 

1253. IV. Gertrude Alice 8 , b. Aug. 4, 1880. 



Family 126. 

1254. Francis 7 Stiles Jr. [850] (Francis 6 , Joseph 5 , Capt. 
Jeremiah 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Charles- 
town, Mass., May 17, 1819 ; m. (1) March 31, 1846, Mary Eliza- 
beth Young of Danielsonville, Conn. ; (2) Caroline P. (dau. of 



Massachusetts Family. 445 

George) Hartwell of Oxford, Mass., Feb. 21, 1869. Mr. Stiles 
died at Rochdale, Mass., May 30, 1880. His widow resides 
(1880) at Rochdale. 

Child (by 1st marriage) : 
1255. I. Francis 8 3d, b. Feb. 19, 1847; m. EmmaE.Lau- 
loch. Family 159. 



Family 127. 

1256. Lammon Harkness 7 Stiles [872] (Joseph Button 6 , 
Joseph?, Capt. Jeremiah 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born 

at Cazenovia, N. T., about 1823 (prob.) ; m. . He 

died about 1851, at the age of 30. His wife is also dead. 

Children : 

1257. I. Charlie 8 . 

1258. II. Susan 8 ; m. Eli Hart, who was in the drug busi- 

ness with her brother Charlie at Cleveland, Ohio. 
Mr. Hart was killed at the falling of a railroad 
bridge at Ashtabula, Ohio. Mrs. Hart was liv- 
ing in 1885 with her children at Chicago. 
Issue : 

1259. i. Son 9 . 

1260. ii. Dau. 9 



Family 128. 

1261. John Wm. 7 Stiles [884] (Tench Coxe 6 , Joseph?, Capt. 
Jeremiah 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Cazenovia, 
Madison Co., N. Y., Nov. 22, 1828. He emigrated to Iowa 
some 30 years since, and settled at Decorah, the county town 
of Winnesheik Co., and there m. Feb., 1858, Sarah E. Flem- 
ing, who was born at Castleton, Yt., July, 1843 ; occupation, 
hotel-keeper and stock-breeder. 

Children (ages returned April, 1885) : 

Charles Frederick 8 ; 24 yrs. 

Sarah Elizabeth 8 ; 22 yrs. 

Hettie Maria 8 ; 20 yrs. 

Mamie Helen 8 ; 15 yrs. 

Rose Ellen 8 ; 13 yrs. 



1262. 


I. 


1263. 


II. 


1264. 


III. 


1265. 


IV. 


1266. 


Y. 



446 Stiles Genealogy. 

1267. VI. Grace Augusta 8 ; 10 yrs. 

1268. VII. John Coxe 8 ; d . re. 18 mos. 

1269. VIII. Anna 8 ; 5 yrs. 

1270. IX. Hazel Honora 8 . 



Family 129. 

1271. Edward Tench 7 Stiles [887] (Tench Coxe 9 , Joseph 6 , 
Capt. Jeremiah 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born Aug. 1, 
1833; married ~ ; res. (1885) at Wahpeton, Rich- 
land Co., Dakota Ter. He and his eldest son are farmers, and 
"doing well, except when their crops are injured by storms, 
which are liable to occur in that locality." 

Children : 

1272. I. Harry W. 8 ; m. ; has : 

1273. i. Tench Coxe 9 . 

1274. II. Dwight A. 8 



Family 130. 

1275. Albah Glazier* Stiles [891] (Roswell 6 , Capt. John 5 , 
John 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Waterford, Vt., 
Oct. 28, 1828; married (1) Caroline (dau. of Daniel) Crocket of 
Searsport, Me., May 15, 1853. She died May 20 (or 22), 
1868; m. (2) Nov. 25, 1868, Amelia (dau. of Ebenezer), 
Jennison, of Charlestown, Mass., who d. of pneumonia at 
Lowell, Mass., Apr. 21, 1886; m. (3) Jan. 15, 1890, Mrs. 
Mary Hanchett. Mr. Stiles is a flour and grain dealer at 
Lowell, Mass. 

Children (by 1st marriage): 

1276. I. Helen Maria 8 , b. Aug. 9, 1853; m. Frank Kelly 

of Lowell, Mass.; rem. to Omaha, Neb. She 
d. Dec. 28, 1874. Issue: 

1277. i. Son 9 . 

1278. ii. Dau. 9 

1279. II. Carrie Marietta 8 , b. Nov. 4, 1857; was formerly 

a school-teacher at Lowell, Mass.; m. 1888, 
Fred Parker of Lowell. 

1280. III. Albah James 8 , b. Aug. 7, 1859; d. Oct. 16, 1860. 



Massachusetts Family. 447 

1281. IV. George Francis 8 , b. Aug. 19, 1 863; was jailor's clerk 

and constable at Lowell, Mass., 1883 ; 1889, in 
hay and grain business. 

1282. Y. Andrew Grant 8 , b. Aug. 4, 1865 . 
By 2nd marriage : 

1283. VI. Alice Gertrude 8 , b. Aug. 23, 1871. 

1284. VII. Bertha Amelia 8 , b. Aug. 15, 1873. 



Family 131. 

1285. Lewis 7 Stiles [892] (Roswell 6 , Capt. John 5 , John 4 , 
Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Waterford, Vt., Aug. 
11, 1831; m. Sarah (dan. of Foster) Avery of Londonderry, 
N. H., July, 1856; res. in Lowell, Mass.; was an engineer and 
machinist. Mr. Stiles was 1st Lieut, in Co. D, 6th Regt. 
Mass. Vols, during the War of the Rebellion. He was ap- 
pointed Justice of the Peace by Gov. Gaston in 1875, and re- 
appointed by Gov. Long in 1882; was elected to the Common 
Council of Lowell in 1875, and re-elected in 1876. He d. Oct. 
19, 1888, of cancer of the stomach, at the Mass. General Hos- 
pital, where he had been taken for treatment. 

Children : 

1286. I. Emeline Louisa 8 , b. Sept. 1, 1858; m. Sept. 1, 

1879, Arthur Henry Cutter of Andover, Mass.; 
res. at Lowell, Mass. Issue: 

1287. i. Floy 9 , b. June 8, 1880. 

1288. ii. Lillie Stiles 9 , b. Dec. 6, 1881. 



Family 132. 

1289. Perry Porter 7 Stiles [900] (Roswell 6 , Capt. John 6 , 
John 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Waterford, Vt., 
Nov. 29, 1834; in. Harriet (dau. of Isaac) Page of Lowell, 
Mass., Dec. 30, 1856. Mr. Stiles is a member of the firm of 
Buttrick & Co., grocers, one of the oldest, if not the oldest 
firm in the city of Lowell. They have always enjoyed an en- 
viable reputation as first-class grocers. The present proprietors 
(Messrs. Webber and Stiles) are widely and favorably known 
(Lowell paper). 



448 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children : 

1290. I. Edward Perry 8 , b. Sept. 4, 1857; is a clerk for 

Buttrick & Co., Lowell, Mass. 

1291. II. Frederick Roswell 8 , b. Aug. 14, 1859 ; d. Jan. 

31, 1863. 



Family 133. 

1292. John 7 Stiles [897] (Roswell 6 , Capt. John 5 , John 4 , 
Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Waterford, Yt., Nov. 
10, 1841; m. May 1, 1869, Martha (dau. of Col. Josiah) Saw- 
telle of Lowell, Mass. Mr. Stiles died Apr. 16, 1875 ; 
Mrs. Stiles res. (1883) in Lowell. 

Child : 
1293. I. John 8 , b. Jan. 27, 1871. 



Family 134. 

1294. Julius Augustus 7 Stiles [898] (Roswell 6 , Capt. John 5 , 
John 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Derby, Yt., 
Dec. 30, 1844; m. Nov. 10, 1869, Augusta (dau. of Benjamin 
E.) Davis of Carlisle, Mass. They res. at Lowell, Mass.; Mr. 
Stiles is a dealer in W. I. goods and groceries. He was a 
member of the Board of Aldermen in 1880, and Overseer of 
the Poor in 1881-82. 

Children : 

1295. I. Eda 8 , b. Aug. 27, 1870. 

1296. II. Willard 8 , b. Oct. 30, 1875; d. Sept. 24, 1876. 



Family 135. 

1297. George W. 7 Stiles [900] (John W. 6 , Capt. John 5 , 
John 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Waterford, Yt., 
Oct. 23, 1829 ; m. Nov. 17, 1S50, Parthenia Gaskill (b. at St. 
Johnsbury, Yt.). He res. on the same farm of 250 acres, in 
Waterford, where his grandfather, John Stiles, settled in 1802. 
A large pond on his place furnishes the water supply of the 
village of St. Johnsbury. 



Massachusetts Family. 449 

Children : 

1298. I. Edua M. 8 , b. Sept. 13, 1S52; m. Aug. 17, 1872, 

Ellery P. Potter of St. Johnsbury East, Vt., 
where she died Dec. 14, 1878. In 1886 Mr. 
Potter lost the sight of his right eye. While 
building a fence, the head of a spike he was 
driving flew off and hit him in the right eye, 
destro\ing the sight Issue : 

1299. i. Annie May 9 , b. May 10, 1876. 

1300. II. Wallace G. 8 , b. June 27, 1855; m. Minnie 

Harvey. Family 160. 



Family 136. 

1301. Lester Daniel 7 Stiles [906] (Nahum 6 Jr., Nahum 5 , 
John 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at St. Johnsbury, 
Vt., May 7, 1832 ; m. Sept. 23, 1855, Abbie Marion, b. Apr. 26, 
1832 (dau. of Gen. Stephen) Hawkins. Mr. Stiles is a mer- 
chant and farmer at St. Johnsbury Centre, Vt.- 

Children : 

1302. I. Lois 8 , b. Jan. 20, 1863 ; m. Cortez J. Berry, Oct. 

22, 1884. Had : 

1303. i. Son 9 , b. Sept. 5, 1886. 

1304. ii. Dan. 9 , b. Feb. 4, 18S8. 

1305. II. Abbie 8 , b. Apr. 9, 1867 ; d. May 13, 1890. 

Family 137. 

1306. Joseph 7 Stiles [936] (Stephen C. 6 , Stephen 5 , Noah 4 , 
Ephraim 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Gray, Me., Aug. 1, 
1823 ; in. Polly Adams of Richmond, 111. He died Sept., 
1868(?). 

Children : 

1307. I. John 8 , b. 1862. 

1308. II. Dau. 8 , b. 1865. 

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450 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 138. 

1309. Elbridge M. 7 Stiles [943] (Stephen C. 6 , Stephen 5 , 
Noah 4 , Ephraim 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Gray, Me., 
Aug. 1, 1838 ; m. Nov., 1871, Lucy Dill of Gray (b. 1841). 
Mr. Stiles is a carpenter; res. at Portland, Me. 

Children : 

1310. I. Frank 8 , b. June, 1872. 

1311. II. Bell 8 , b. July 3, 1874. 

1312. III. Ida 8 , b. Feb., 1876. 

1313. IV. Anne 8 , b. Apr., 1881. 

Family 139. 

1314. Cushman C. r Stiles [947] (Jacob H. 6 , Stephen 6 , Noah*, 
Ephraim 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Danville, Me., Sept. 
15, 1839; m. (1) Lucy Gooding, Dec, 1868; m. (2) Sadie 
Marriner, of Buxton, Me. 

Child (by 1st marriage) : 

1315. I. Ernest J. 8 ^ b. Aug. 7, 1871. 
Child (by 2d marriage) : 

1316. II. Frank C. 8 



Family 140. 

1317. Stephen W. T Stiles [948] (Jacob H. 6 , Stephen 6 , Noah 4 , 
Ephraim 3 , Timothy 3 , Robert 1 ), was born at Danville, Me., Aug. 
19, 1841 ; m. Olive Doughty in the spring of 1872. During 
the War of the Rebellion Mr. Stiles served as private in Co. H, 
17th Regt. Maine Yols. 

Child: 
1318. I. Arthur E. 8 , b. Mch., 1875. 



Family 141. 

1319. Charles W. 7 Stiles [953] (Jacob H. 6 , Stephen 5 , Noah 4 , 
Ephraim 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Gray, Me., May 27, 
1856 ; m. Apr., 1880, Hattie Frank, of Gray ; res. at Gray. 

Child: 
1320. I. Susie M. 8 , b. July, 1882. 



Massachusetts Family. 451 

Family 142. 

1321. Philip 7 Stiles [963J (David 6 , Jeremiah 5 , Noah 4 , Eph- 
raim 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), m. Addie Parker, of Berwick, Me. 
Mr. Stiles is an overseer (1884) in a cotton mill at Great Falls, 
N. H. 

Children : 

1322. L Blanche 8 ; 8 years old (1884). 

1323. II. Sarah A. 8 ; 4 years old (1884). 



Family 143. 

1324. Moores H. 7 Stiles [970] (William H. 6 , Jacob 5 , Noah 4 , 
Ephraira 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Stoneham, Me., Mch. 
1, 1845; m. Dec. 14, 1876, Sarah Evans, of Ebensburg, Pa. 
He was formerly a cooper. Mr. Stiles took up bis residence 
at Ebensburg, Cambria Co., Pa., in the early part of 1868. At 
that time many people from Maine and other States were tak- 
ing advantage (on account of the cheapness of timber in that 
locality) of the opportunity to invest in and work the timber. 

Mr. Stiles is at present (1885) employed as car inspector by 
the Alleghany Yalley R. R. Co. He resides at Reynoldsville, 
Jefferson Co., Pa. 

Children : 

1325. I. Kinsell L. 8 , b. Oct. 18, 1877. 

1326. II. Millie 8 , b. June 23, 1879. 

1327. III. Orpha 8 , b. July 12, 1881 ; d. Sept. 1, 1883. 

1328. IV. Martha A. 8 , b. July 25, 1883. 

Family 144. 

1329. Rev. William Curtis 7 Stiles [977] (William H. 6 , 
Jacob 5 , Noah 4 , Ephraim 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 }, was born at Stone- 
ham, Me., June 14, 1851; grad. at Tufts College, 18 — ; m. 
Mary A. A. Newcomb, of Wellfleet, Mass., Oct. 15, 1876 ; after 
his graduation, Mr. Stiles was settled over a Universalist society 
at New Bedford, Mass.; but has since changed his religious 
belief, and in. 1884 was pastor of a Cong, church at St. Louis, 
Mo.; afterward was settled at Pittsfield, N. H.; was living there 
in 1887-8 ; later at Norway Lake, Me. 



452 Stiles Genealogy. 

Child : 
1330. I. Meredith H. 8 , b. May 16, 1880, at New Bedford, 

Mass. 



Family 145. 

1331. Ellbridge 7 Stiles [989] (Samuel 6 , Jacob 5 , Noah 4 , Eph- 
raim 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at East Stoneham, Ox- 
ford Co., Me., Sept. 12, 1842. In 1857 removed with his 
parents to Pennsylvania. He graduated at Eastman's College, 
Poughkeepsie, N. T., and was at one time a clerk in a whole- 
sale house in Philadelphia. 

He married Maggie Fnlmer, at Carroll township, Cambria 
Co., Pa., June 27, 1864, and about this time was for awhile 
employed as clerk in the store of A. A. Parker, at Ebens- 
burg, Pa. 

In 1862 he enlisted in the 133d Regt. Pa. Yols.; served 9 
months as Corporal; was honorably discharged at the expira- 
tion of his term of service. He re-enlisted in Co. C, 209th 
Regt. Pa. Inf'y, as Color-Sergeant. His company was recruited 
at Ebensburg, Pa.; organized at Harrisburg, Pa., Sept. 15, 
1864; mustered into the U. S. service for one year; served 
until the close of the war. His regiment belonged to the 1st 
Brigade, 3d Division, 3d Army Corps. 

At the battle of Petersburg, April 2, 1865, he was run over 
and trampled upon, receiving injuries from which he never 
recovered — was in active service all the time. 

After his return from the army he engaged in the cooper's 
trade at Ebensburg, but his health failing he tried farming for 
several years with his father, at Jackson, Pa. In 1873 he removed 
to Macon Co., Mo., where he continued farming, making a brave 
struggle to keep his family above want. In 1876 he removed 
to Shelb}' Co., Mo. (near Hager's Grove) ; but from this time 
until his death, which took place July 7, 1881, his broken 
health prevented his performing much active labor, and it was 
only through the liberality of friends that he and his family 
were kept from actual want. 

He had applied for a pension years before, but the commis- 
sioner of pensions was so long in deciding that Mr. Stiles was 
a "deserving subject," that he never received any benefit from 
it. Since his death his widow has been allowed $8, and each 



Massachusetts Family. 453 

child under 16 years of age $2, per month. Mr. Stiles was an 
earnest Christian. In early life he became a member of the 
Meth. Epis. church. He was superintendent of the Sunday- 
school at Jackson, for some time. Through all his adversity he 
trusted in God, and died in the full "assurance of hope of eternal 
life beyond the grave. His death took place at Hager's Grove, 
Mo., and there his family still reside (1884). 
Children : 

1332. I. Linford S. 8 , b. Apr. 3, 1865, at Ebensburg, Pa. 

1333. II. Harry L. 8 , b. Sept. 26, 1866, at E. 

1334. III. Albert K. 8 , b. Apr. 24, 1870, at Jackson town- 

ship, Pa. 

1335. IV. Hugh S. 8 , b. Feb. 3, 1872; at J. 

1336. V. Calvin H. 8 , b. Feb. 11, 1874, in Macon Co., Mo. 

1337. YI. Euby Y. 8 , b. Nov. 23, 1876, near Hager's Grove, 

Shelby Co., Mo. 

1338. VII. Ernest 8 , b. Sept. 30, 1878; d. Oct. 11, 1878, near 

H. G. 

1339. VIII. Maggie 8 , b. Dec. 6, 1879, at H. G. 



Family 146. 

1340. Wilson Daniel 7 Stiles [995] (Samuel 6 , Jacob 5 , 
Noah 4 , Ephraim 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at East Stone- 
ham, Me., Nov. 1, 1849 ; m. (1) Eliza Simmons, at Jackson 
township, Pa., who died at J., Oct., 1873; in. (2) at Big Run 
(Pa. ?), Susanna Thompson. Occupation, miner. 

Child (by 1st marriage) : 

1341. I. Raymond Oliver 8 , b. Jan. 26, 1871, at Jackson, 

Pa. 
Children (by 2d marriage) : 

1342. II. Nelson Oscar 8 , b. Jan. 16, 1879. 

1343. III. Jesse Arthur 8 , b. June 6, 1880. 

1344. IV. Viola May 8 , b. June, LSs3. 



454 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 147. 

1345. Albert M. 7 Stiles [1010] (Kimball H. 6 , Jacob 5 , Noah 4 , 
Epliraim 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at or near Bingham- 
ton, N. Y., May 5, 1852; m. Aug. 11, 1875, at Bay City, 
Mich., by Rev. Mr. Grinnell, Emma Grinton of Lapeer, Mich., 
who was born at Lapeer, Dec. 2, 1856. They reside (1885) at 
Indianapolis, Ind. Mr. Stiles has his business headquarters at 
Columbus. [No State mentioned in the record.] 

Children (born at Lapeer, Mich.) : 

1346. I. Grace 8 , b. Jan. 26, 1876. 

1347. II. Edith 8 , b. July 25, 1878; d. at Lapeer, Aug. 20, 

1879. 



Family 148. 

1348. Mark Saunders 7 Stiles Jr. [1073] (Mark Saunders 6 , 
Phineas 5 , Timothy 4 , Ezra 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Jack- 
son, Me., March 26, 1845 ; m. Lizzie J. Hanson, June 13, 1885. 
Mr. Stiles resides on the home farm at Jackson, of which he 
has oversight ; also has an office as land surveyor at the neigh- 
boring town of Brooks, Me. He has filled the offices of clerk, 
treasurer, collector and supervisor of schools for his native town, 
and in 1883 was one of the selectmeu. In 1886 he was elected 
commissioner for his district. 

Children : 
1349. I. Lulu May 8 , b. May 4, 1886. 
1349^. II. Robert Mark 8 , b. Jan. 29, 1891. 



Family 149. 

1350. Lovell G. 8 Stiles L1105] (Ebenezer 7 Jr., Rev. Peter 6 , 
Jonathan 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at 
Kirby, Vt, May 17, 1830 ; m. Aug. 8, 1857, Sarah Griswold 
(b. in New Bedford, Mass., Jan. 11, 1833) ; resides at Rutland, 
Vt. 

Children : 
1351. I. Edgar L. 9 , b. June 27, 1852 ; m. Mary Stroub. 
Family 160. 



Massachusetts Family. 455 



1352. IT. Charles E. 8 , b. Sept. 5, 1859. 

1353. III. Harry E. 9 , b. Sept. 12, 1869. 
1354 IY. Arvilla M. 9 , b. April 11, 1ST2. 



Family 150. 

1355. Eugene Augnstus 8 Stiles [1115] (Isaac A. 7 , Isaac 6 , 
Jonathan 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at 
Maiden, Mass., Jan. 15, 1851 ; m. July 20, 1882, Emma Louise 
Suckley of Mt. Yernon, N. Y. She was born at Mt. Y., Dec. 
12, 1864, of German descent. Mr. Stiles died of consumption, 
at Maiden, April 1, 1885, " happy in anticipation of the life 
over the river." 

Children : 

1356. I. Lester Eugene 9 , b. June 7, 1883; died of spinal 

meningitis, at Maiden, April 21, 1885. 

1357. II. Ethel Louise 9 , b. Dec. 30, 1884 ; died at Maiden, 

Sept. 6, 1885. 



Family 151. 

1358. William Lewis 8 Stiles Jr. [1120] (William Lewis 7 , Col. 
Theodore Lyman 6 , Jonathan 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Rob- 
ert 1 ), was born at Lynn, Mass., July 23, 1837 ; m. Mary Abby 
Glines of Dover, N. H., April 27, 1864; resides (1886) at 
Newton, Mass. 

Children : 

1359. I. Florence Mabel 9 , born Nov. 18, 1869. 

1360. II. Lucy Marion 9 , bom Jan . 28, 1872. 

1361. III. Henrietta Lewis 9 , born Sept. 3, 1875. 



Family 152. 

1362. Capt. Henry G. 8 Stiles [1129] (Dr. Joseph K 7 , 
Joseph 6 , Nahuin 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was 
born at South Strafford, Yt., Feb. 27, 1842, his father being 
at that time a practicing physician at that place. When Henry 
was about 10 years old his parents rem. to New York city, 
remaining there until 1855, when they rem. to Windsor, 



456 Stiles Genealogy. 

Yt. At W. Henry graduated at the High School, and after- 
ward spent 2 years at the Academy at Meriden, N. H. Tn the 
winter of 1859-60, he taught a district school at Cornish, N. 
H., and at its close he commenced work at the Armory at 
Windsor, Yt., which was at that time manufacturing guns for 
the British Government. lie continued at this business until 
Aug., 1862, when he enlisted for 3 years as a private in Co. 
H, 10th Yermont Yols. On the organization of the Com- 
pany he was at once chosen 1st Sergt., and subsequently re- 
ceived other promotions, as follows : — 

Sergt. Major, March 24, 1861; 2nd Lieut. Co. G, June 6, 
1864 ; 1st Lieut. Co. E, Feb. 9, 1865; Capt. Co. E, May 11, 
1865. 

The Adjutant of the Regt. having been wounded the day 
the lines were broken before Petersburg, Ya., Lieut. Stiles be- 
came acting Adjutant until he was promoted to Capt. On the 
1st day of June, 1864, he was taken prisoner at Cold Harbor, 
Ya. He was first carried to Libby Prison at Richmond, Ya.; 
kept there until June 8, and then removed to Anderson ville, 
Ga., arriving June 16. Here he remained until the following 
Sept., when he was temporarily removed to Savannah, while 
the new "prison pen " was being built at A. It was completed 
about the last of Oct., and he was then returned to Anderson- 
ville, and there kept until exchanged, Nov. 19, 1864. Capt. 
Stiles says of his condition when released from Andersonville, 
" I was much reduced in flesh from exposure and sickness ; 
weighing but 87 lbs. four weeks after I was let out of prison." 
He never missed an engagement, while with his Regt. He was 
mustered out of service June 29, 1865, at Burlington, Yt. 

Capt. Stiles was appointed Asst. Doorkeeper of the House 
of Representatives at Montpelier, Yt., for the session of 1865, 
after that he was employed by the Yt. Central R. R. Co., at 
Bellows Falls until Feb., 1866, when he went to Cincinnati, 
Ohio, to engage in business for himself, but the venture prov- 
ing a failure he again took to " railroading," this time with the 
O. & M. R. R., remaining until Sept., 1868, when he took the 
position of agent of the Cin., Hamilton & Dayton R. R. Co., 
at Indianapolis, which he still holds (Dec, 1884). Capt. Stiles 
m. Sept. 19, 1867, Susan A. (b. at Windsor, Yt., Oct. 31, 1843) 
(dau. of Thomas A. and Adeline) Ensworth, of Windsor, 
Yt. 



Massachusetts Family. 457 

Children : 

1363. I. Henry Deming 9 , b. at Windsor, Yt., Aug. 11, 

1868; d. young. 

1364. II. Winnifred Aurora 9 , b. at Cincinnati, O., Aug. 26, 

1869. 

1365. III. Jesse 9 , b. at C, Jan. 13, 1871; d. young. 

1366. IY. Frederick Herbert 9 , b. at Indianapolis, Ind., Feb. 

27, 1876; d. young. 

1367. Y. Mary Agnes 9 , b. at I., Feb. 27, 1876; d. young. 



Family 153. 

1368. Thomas H. 8 Stiles [1183] (Azro B. 7 , Levi 6 , Peleg S. s , 
Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Quincy, 
Mass., Aug. 14, 1837; m. (1) at Portsmouth, K H., Lydia 
Marden ; m. (2) Emma Perry of Yt.; m. (3) Martha A . Wil- 
son of Monson, Mass.; Mr. Stiles is a stoue-cutter by trade ; 
res. (1884) at Monson, Mass. 

Child : 
1369. I. Hattie L. 9 , b. Dec. 8, 1880. 



Family 154. 

137(X Ambrose A. 8 Stiles [1185] (Azro B. 7 , Levi 6 , Peleg S. 5 , 
Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Quincy, 
Mass., Jan. 30, 1842 ; m. Sarah Stiles in 1865. He enlisted 
in the U. S. service from Chester, Yt., Aug. 29, 1861 ; was 
mustered into Co. K, 4th Regt. Yt. Inf'y, as private, at Brat- 
tieboro, Yt., Sept. 21, 1861; served 3 years; was in many hard 
battles; slightly wounded at Gettysburg, and narrowly es- 
caped being captured June 23, 1864, when the greater por- 
tion of his Regiment were taken prisoners at the skirmish, near 
Weldon R. R., Ya. (The father of Mr. Stiles, a member of 
the same Regiment, was among those who were captured. He 
afterward died of starvation at Andersonville.) A. A. Stiles 
was mustered out, as 2d Sergeant, at Brattleboro, Yt., Sept., 
1864. For the past 16 years he has been employed in the lo- 
comotive department of the Cheshire R. R. Co., at Keene, 
58 



458 Stiles Genealogy. 

!N". H., and for the last 2 years has been foreman of the ma- 
chine shop connected with the above-mentioned department. 
He resides at Keene. 

Children (born at Keene, N. H.) : 

1371. I. Walter EL 9 , b. Jan. 30, 1867. 

1372. II. Gertrude M. 9 , b. Jan. 23, 1870. 



Family 155. 

1373. William A. 8 Stiles [1194] (Orrin 7 , Levi 6 , Peleg S. 5 , 
Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Moretown, 
Yt., June 13, 1837; m. Eleanora Stowell, of Moretown. He 
was a railroad division -master, and resided at Fitzwilliam, N. 
H. He died at F. Dec. (or Oct.) 28, 1883. 

Child (Fitzwilliam Records) : 
1374. I. 9 , b. July 12, 1878; d. before its father. 



Family 156. 

1375. James F. 8 Stiles [1201] (Orrin 7 , Levi 6 , Peleg S. 5 , Lt. 
Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born July 8, 1854 ; m. 
Hattie Duval, of Keene, N. H.; res. (1884) at Fitzwilliam, N. 
H.; is a division master on the railroad. 

Child : 
1376. I. 9 , b. Feb. 1, 1876. 



Family 157. 

1377. Willson Ludolphus 8 Stiles [1228] (Larkin Packard 7 , 
Ludolphus 6 , Dr. Levi 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), 
was born at Veteran, Chemung Co., N. Y., July 2, 1858; m. 
July 4, 1877, Elizabeth Eleanor Gillies. He is a farmer, and 
resides at Birdsall, Allegany Co., N. Y. 

Children : 

1378. I. Charles Packard 9 , b. June 15, 1879. 

1379. II. Jennie May 9 , b. Mch. 15, 1880. 



Massachusetts Family. 459 



Family 158. 

1380. Frederick Walter 8 Stiles [1236] (Major Frederick 
G. 7 , Charles 6 , Jeremiah 5 Jr., Capt. Jeremiah 4 , Jacob 3 , Timo- 
thy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Worcester, Mass., Sept. 15, 1854; 
m. Nov. 15, 1877, Harriet Gertrude (dau. of Rufus and Har- 
riet [Snow] Holton [b. Oct. 15, 1854]). They reside at Wor- 
cester, Mass. Mr. Stiles follows the same business as his 
father and brother, and many others of their kindred, that of 
ornamental painting. 

Child: 
1381. I. Clifford Newman 9 , b. Jan. 7, 1880; d. July 26, 
1880. 



Family 159. 

1382. Francis 8 Stiles 3d. [1255] (Francis 7 Jr., Francis 6 , 
Joseph 5 , Capt. Jeremiah 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born 
at Roxbury, Mass., Feb. 19, 1847 ; m. Emma E. Lauloch, of 
Belvidere, N. J., Dec. 16, 1875; res. (1884) at Riegelsville, 
Warren Co., N. J. ; is a member of the firm of Taylor, Stiles & 
Co., manufacturers of planing and moulding machine knives, 
paper mill fly bars and bed-plates, etc., etc., at Riegelsville. 

Children (all, excepting the 2d, born at Riegelsville, N. J.) : 

1383. I. Francis Augustus 9 , b. Oct. 23, 1876. 

1384. II. Mary Elizabeth 9 , b. at Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 23, 

1879. 

1385. III. Charles Taylor 9 , b. Apr. 17, 1881. 

1386. IV. Sylvester Pierce 9 , b. Sept. 25, 1884. 



Family 160. 

1387. Wallace G. 8 Stiles [1300] (George W. 7 , John W. 6 , 
Capt. John 5 , John 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at 
Waterford, Yt., June 27, 1855; m. Apr., 1885, Minnie Har- 
vey ; res. at St. Johnsbury, Yt., where, for several years he 
has held the office of School Superintendent ; he is, also, Jus- 
tice of the Peace. 

Children : 
1388. I. Mary Edna 9 , b. Jan. 21, 1887. 



460 Stiles Genealogy. 

1389. II. Nellie Mabel 9 , b. Sept 28, 1888. 
1389£. III. Claude Maxwell 9 , b. Dec. 13, 1890. 



Family 161. 

1389. Edgar I. 9 Stiles [1351] (Lovell G. 8 , Ebenezer J. 7 , Kev. 
Peter 6 , Jonathan 5 , Lt. Levi 4 , Jacob 3 , Timothy 2 , Robert 1 ), was 
born June 27, 1852; m. June 1, 1878, Mary Stronb, who was 
born, 1859, in Germany. 

Child: 
1390. I. Lottie 10 , b. at St. Johnsbury, Yt, Mch. 11, 1879. 



DESCENDANTS OF ROBERT STILES THE EMI- 
GRANT IN THE LINE OF HIS SON SAMUEL. 

Family 2. 

17. Samuel 2 Stiles [16] (Robert 1 ), was born at Rowley vil- 
lage [afterward called Boxford], Mass., May 21, 1682 ; m. 
Elizabeth Cary, May 2, 1703* {Boxford Records ; also, 
Perley's Hist, of Boxford, p. 28). 

* Perley, in his History of Boxford, says that Elizabeth Cary, who m. 
Samuel Stiles, was probably the dau. of Arthur, who was living at Box- 
ford, before 1677. Nothing is known of his previous history. 

By his wife Sarah (from Ipswich) he had several children, of whom the 
following are on the Boxford Town Records: I. Dau., b. Jan., 1702-3; II. 
John, b. Oct., 1705; III. Keziah, b. Apr. 7, 17—; IV. Stephen, b. Oct. 6, 171- 

[If Elizabeth Cary was of this family, she must have been many years 
older than her brothers and sisters. 

Elizabeth Cary was bapt. in the First Church of Boxford, July 19, 1703, 
over two months after the date of the m. of Samuel Stiles. Here is a dis- 
crepancy which we cannot explain, though it may be due to some mistake in 
copying. — M. S. P. C] 

" Goodwife Cary was baptized in the First Ch., Mch. 31, 1706. In 1691 
the town voted not to tax him [Arthur Cary]. In 1703 his wife asked alms 
of the selectmen, who immediately warned her to depart out of the town 
to the place of her former residence [Ipswich], the selectmen not allowing 
her to reside in our town. 

"Moses Taylor, the constable at the time, Oct. 22, 1703, warned her to 
leave the town, but it seems she still remained here for some years after- 
ward; perhaps, Ipswich assisted her where she was. In the warrant she 
is called a 'poor body.'" It is said she was a widow in 1725 {Perley' s 
Hist, of Boxford, Mass.). 



Massachusetts Family. 461 

After May 14, 1714, the date of the baptism of the 6th child 
of Samuel and Elizabeth (Cary) Stiles, Samuel Stiles does not 
appear to be again referred to in the Boxford Records — we, 
therefore, conclude that he as well as his brother, Robert Jr., 
must have joined the tide of emigrants from Massachusetts, 
who settled in Connecticut early in the last century. 

The Land Records of Lebanon, Conn., show that Robert 
Stiles of Boxford, Mass., purchased land in Lebanon in 1718, 
and the Records at Windham, Conn., prove that Moses and 
Samuel Stiles — undoubtedly sons of Samuel and Elizabeth 
(Cary) Stiles, were — the one in 1730, and the other in 1739, 
owners of land in that place. There is also in Windham, the 
record of the marriage in 1735 of Samuel Stiles and Huldah 
Durkee [or Durgey], and the births of their 10 children, the 
record covering a period of more than 20 years. Isaac Stiles, 
another son of Samuel (we feel very sure), is also mentioned 
in the Windham Records, and, altogether, there is ample evi- 
dence that the descendants of Samuel Stiles had their head- 
quarters at Windham for a number of years. He appears to 
have had a 2nd wife named Abigail Pendleton, and to have 
lived for a time in Rhode Island,* where his sons William, 
John and Israel may have been born. The time and place of 
his death are not known. 

Children (dates of birth from Boxford, Mass.,Town Records): 
18. I. Moses 3 , b. Feb. 10, 1704-5; bapt. May, 1705. 
Family 3. 

*Ely (or Eli) Stiles of Wilton, N. Y., wrote Dr. H. R. Stiles, about 1857, 
that his (Eli's) ancestor married Abigail Pendleton; lived for a time in 
Rhode Island, and had 3 sons, viz.: (1) William, who died in Conn, during 
the Revolutionary War; (2) John (who was the grandfather of Eli Stiles, 
who furnished a record of John's descendants); (3) Israel. 

We have long been convinced that the ancestor of Eli Stiles was Samuel 2 
of Boxford, but, until within a very short time, it has not seemed possible 
that Samuel 2 could have been the father of William and Israel, mentioned 
by Eli. After much study of the subject, however, we have at last become 
satisfied that late in life Samuel married Abigail Pendleton, and by her 
had these 3 sons: William, John and Israel. — M. S. P. GL, Lynn, Feb. 22, 
1887. 

Later Note. — We have learned from Mr. Chas. H. Pendleton of Westerly, 
R. I., that Caleb Pendleton of Stonington, Conn, (which town is situated 
next to Windham Co., Conn.), had a dau. named Abigail, born Dec. 9, 1717. 

To be sure this Abigail was younger than the youngest child of Samuel 2 
Stiles by Elizabeth Cary, but as it is our theory that he married the 2nd 
time late in life, we see no reason why he may not have married this dau. 
of Caleb Pendleton of Stonington.— M. S. P. G., Aug., 1887. 



462 Stiles Genealogy. 

19. II. Tabitha 3 , b. July 4, 1706; bapt. Aug., 1706. 

20. III. Isaac 3 , b. May 26, 1708; bapt. May 30, 1708; m. 

Mary Bradley. Family 4. 

21. IY. Elizabeth 3 , b. June 8, 1710; bapt. 1st Sabbath, July, 

1710. 

22. Y. Samuel 3 , b. Mch. 19, 1712; bapt. June 18, 1712; m. 

Huldah Durkee (or Durgev). Family 5. 

23. YI. Kobert 3 , b. Apr. 6, 1714; 'bapt. May 14, 1714. 

"Robert Styles m. 1743, Hannah Bradley, who 
was b. 1718, in Tolland, Conn." [This item 
was found by Royal Paine Esq., in one of the 
Yols. of the N. E. Hist. Gen. Reg., but which 
one we could not make out from his mem. — 
M. S. P. G.] Family 6. 

Children of and Abigail (Pendelton) Stiles (from record 

of Eli Stiles'): 

24. YII. William 3 , d. in Conn, during the Revolutionary War. 

25. YIII. John 3 ; m. Lucy Johnson. Family 7. 

26. IX. Israel 3 ; m. Anna Johnson or [Johnston. Family 8. 



Family 3. 

27. Moses 3 Stiles [18] (Samuel 3 , Robert 1 ), was born in Box- 
ford, Mass., Feb. 10, 1704-5; in. Phebe — — . [Our authority 
for giving Phebe as the name of Moses Stiles' wife, will be 
found in the account of Reuben Stiles of this family, see page 
464.] 

The following transcripts of deeds from the Land Records 
of Windham, Conn., were furnished by John D. Wheeler, 
Esq., Town Clerk of Willimantic (a district of Windham): 

" Moses Stiles of Windham, County of Windham and Colony 
of Connecticut in New England, Deeded to John Ayers of 
Stonington for thirty -five pounds ' all that my farm lying and 
being in the township of Windham, and is the second hundred 
acre lot, &c.' 

" ' Sold all the above excepting twenty acres of the West End 
which I formerly sold to John Frame.' 

Signed and sealed 
In presence of MOSES STILES, 

Solomon Huntington March 13, 1730. 

Richakd Abbe John Fitch, GlerkP 



Massachusetts Family. 463 

"Moses Stiles of Windham &c. Deeded to John Frame and 
Elizabeth his wife " [these persons were undoubtedly John and 
Elizabeth (Stiles) Frame, the latter a cousin of Moses Stiles, 
who were married at Boxford, Mass., in 171 7, and lived at JB. 
for a few years afterward] " about twenty acres of land lying 
in the Township of Windham the Westerly End of that one 
hundred acre Lot that I bought of Caleb Badcock, deceased, 
bounded as follows by lands of Stephen Brown, Nathaniel 
Wales and Lt. Ripley. 

MOSES STILES 
Signed Sealed In presence of ) Jan. 16, 1732 

Solomon Hunting-ton >• John Fitch, 

Richard Abbe. ) Cleric." 

" John Ayer of Stonington in the County of New London 
in the Colony of [Connecticut] New England Quit Claimed to 
Moses Stiles all the land he purchased, about one hundred acres 
more or less — excepting the Twenty Acres sold to John Frame 
off the West End. 

" These bounds are the same as in the Deed from Moses 
Stiles to John Ayer. 

JOHN AYER 
Signed Sealed and delivered "] Jan. 23, 1732 

in nrpsfinnfl nf .TnTrw TJVrr 



in presence of [ John Fitch 

c Paeke f rtUnfl 

Benja mn Bidlake J 



" Moses Stiles of Windham 

Quit Claimed to Benjamin Bidlake of the town County and 
Colony aforesaid, the second lot in the fifth of hundred lots in 
the last division &c. 

MOSES STILES 



Signed Sealed and delivered 
in presence of 
Ebenezek Ginnings 
Jonathan Huntington 



January 25, 1732 

John Fitch 

Clerk. 



There is nothing that we can find to show when Moses Stiles 
came into possession of his land at Windham, but it is probable 
that he removed to Ashf ord, in the same county, after disposing 



464 Stiles Genealogy. 

of it, for the Land Records of Ashford show that Moses Stiles 
had land deeded to him there, in 1735. 

We conclude that he was living in 1767, as the record of a 
land transaction at Lyndborough, JS". H., in 1767, mentions his 
son Moses as " Moses Stiles the younger," which would seem 
to indicate that Moses the elder was then living. 

No record of his family has been discovered, but from in- 
formation gathered from various sources we have constructed a 
record in accordance with the probabilities of the case, both as 
to the persons themselves and the order in which they should 
be placed. 

Children (probably all born in Conn.) : 

28. I. Moses 4 * Jr., m. Sarah. Family 9. 

29. II. John 4 , b. about 1736; m. Susannah Chamberlain. 

Family 10. 

30. III. Samuel 4 ; in 1778 Samuel Stiles was collector 

of taxes at Bennington, N. H. 

31. IY. Asahel 4 ; m. Sarah Button. Family 11. 

32. V. Reuben 4 . " Reuben Stiles, son of Moses Stiles and 

Pheoby, his wife, born June 13, 1749 ; died 
Sept. 7, 1773" {Lyndeborough, N. B., Town 
Records). 

Farmers and Moore's Historical Colls, (vol. 1, 
p. 67) contains the following: 

" Reuben Stiles was one of those killed Sept. 
7, 1773, by the breaking of a beam, and falling 
of the frame of the second meeting-house in 
"Wilton, 1ST. H. The killed and wounded num- 
bered 53 ; 2 died the next day." 

* Before the publication of the first edition of ' ' The Massachusetts 
Family of Stiles," the author of it (Dr. H. E. Stiles) received from Esq. 
David Stiles, of Temple, N. H., the following statement: "I had knowl- 
edge [Esq. S. was born in 1779, and doubtless knew what he was telling*] 
of 3 brothers who came from some part of Connecticut to Lyndeborough, 
N. H., namely: Moses, John and Samuel Stiles. Moses had Moses Jr., 
Aaron and Sarah." Fortunately Lyndeborough records give the births of 
the children of Moses Stiles Jr. and Sarah his wife, and among them are 
Sarah, Moses and Aaron. Thus we are enabled to identify the Moses who 
came with his brothers John and Samuel from Conn, as the Moses Jr. of the 
Lyndeborough Records. There can be no reasonable question in the matter. 

— m. s. p. e. 



♦Esq. S. had lived at some time in his life at Lyndeborough we believe. 



Massachusetts Family. 465 

A. B. Stiles of East Randolph, Yt., furnished 
(in 1S57) the following additional particulars : 
" A Stiles was the first man killed. He jumped 
and struck the ground upon his feet, and was 
walking away unhurt, when a falling stick of 
timber struck him on the head and killed him 
instantly. There were' several more killed and 
wounded, and crying for water, when my grand- 
father (John Stiles), running to a spring about 
20 rods distant where there was a barrel filled 
with water, caught it up, carried it to the spot, 
and, having set it down, smote the head in with 
his fist. I mention this merely to show that the 
old Stileses were stout ; but every generation 
grows weaker and wiser." [The above story was 
repeated by Mr. Stiles in 1887.] 

It may seem too bad to spoil a good story, 
but we have it from another grandson of John 
Stiles, that John Stiles was at home in Lynde- 
borough at the time of the accident. " He had a 
presentiment," says Mr. Stiles, " that something 
had happened to his brother. He got up and 
opened the door about the time the horse (of 
the messenger who brought the news) stopped, 
and said : ' Is my brother dead % ' " 
33. VI. Aaron 4 . This name is given on the authority of 
Mr. Horace A. Stiles of Augusta, Wis., who in- 
cludes Aaron in the list of brothers of John 
Stiles, his grandfather. We have found no ac- 
count of him. 

Remarks. — After long and patient investigation, we sub- 
mit the foregoing arrangement of the family record of Moses 3 
Stiles, feeling confident that it is correct in its most important 
features. As we have already said, we are not sure as to the 
order of births, but that is immaterial. 

We found our greatest difficulty in endeavoring to harmonize 
conflicting statements ; or, rather, to bring family tradition into 
agreement with public records and other authenticated facts. 
In a number of instances this proved impossible. For exam- 
ple : We are told by one gentleman that his grandfather, John 
Stiles, an early settler at Lyndeborough, ]ST. H., who had 
59 






466 Stiles Genealogy. 

brothers named Moses, Samuel, Asahel, Aaron and Reuben 
(the latter killed at the Wilton disaster Sept. 7, 1773), 
was the son of Aaron and Sarah {Oram) Stiles. He says 
he has known this for a fact ever since he was a child, 
when he was a great deal with his grandfather. He is very 
positive in his assertions, and says he cannot be mistaken, 
although his grandfather died when he himself was about 
9 years old. In vain we quote to him from public rec- 
ords that " Moses Stiles Jr. " was of Lyndeborough in 1763 ; 
that " Moses Stiles the younger " was of the same place in 
1767 ; that " Moses Stiles Jr. " and Sarah, his wife, had Sarah, 
Moses and Aaron (and other younger children), as Esquire 
David Stiles stated that the Moses he knew of had ; and finally, 
that Reuben, whose death occurred Sept. 7, 1773, was the son 
of Moses and Pheoby, his wife, if the record can be trusted. 
He refuses to yield the point, although his own statements rela- 
tive to his grandfather's brother Moses prove very conclusively 
that he was really the Moses Jr. of the records. 

Mr. has evidently got facts and traditions confused 

in his recollections of his youthful days. 

We think we could explain how it happens that he has fixed 
upon Aaron as the name of his great-grandfather Stiles, but 
this is hardly the place to do so. We must, therefore, leave the 
matter, hoping that he and those who, seeing with his eyes, 
share his belief, may yet accept our conclusions. — M. S. P. 
Guild. 

Family 4. 

34. Isaac 3 Stiles [20] (Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Box- 
ford, Mass., May 26, 1708; bapt. May 30, 1708 {Boxford 
Church and Town Records)', m. Mary Bradley,* April 17, 
1751 ( Windham, Conn., Records). In Miss Ellen D. Larned's 
11 History of Windham County, Conn." (vol. i, p. 552), there 
is an allusion to Isaac Stiles, as follows : " Jonathan Burnap, 
Isaac Stiles, Seth Meacham, and Jonathan Rogei*s, all of Wind- 
ham, were also allowed to join Canada Society in 1753." 

* George Bradley, whose mar. to Hannah Brown, May 7, 1717, is recorded 
at Tolland, Conn., had a dau. Mary, b. April 11, 1721. She, undoubtedly, 
was the same who mar. Isaac Stiles. Slie had a sister, Hannah, probably 
the same who mar. Isaac Stiles' bro. Kobert. It will be seen tbat the two 
dans, of Isaac and Mary Stiles bear the names Mary and Hannah. 



Massachusetts Family. 467 

Children (from Windham Records): 

35. I. Mary 4 , b. June 9, 1752. 

36. II. Hannah 4 , b. Nov. 23, 1754. 

Family 5. 

37. Samuel 3 Stiles [22] (Samuel 2 , JRobert 1 ), was born at 
Boxford, Mass., March 19, 1712; bapt. June 18, 1712 {Box- 
ford Church and Town Records); m. Huldah Din-gey,* Oct. 
7, 1735 ( Windham, Conn., Records). 

* About 1857, Dr. H. R. Stiles was furnished by William Weaver Esq., 
of Willimantic, Conn., with, a copy of the record of mar. of Samuel Stiles 
and Huldah Durkee, with the births of their children, from the records of 
Windham, Conn. In 1885, the author of this work received a copy of the same 
records from the town clerk of Willimantic, who spelled the name Durgey. 
There is no doubt that the name was the same as that now known as Durkee. 

Copy of record sent by John D. Wheeler, town clerk of Willimantic, 
Conn., August 24, 1885: 

" The marriage of Samuel Stiles with Huldah Durgey, his wife, was on 
October the 7th, A. D., 1735. 

" Huldah Stiles, the daughter of Samuel Stiles, by Huldah, his wife, was 
born September 18th, 1738." [In the 1738, the birth of the daughter, 
there was some scratch or blur over the 8, but carried out 1738 in the 
record, undoubtedly a mistake.] 

Samuel Stiles, the son of, etc. [the form of words is repeated in every in- 
stance, and may be omitted], was born November 6, 1738. 

Mehetabel Stiles, b. Nov. 15, 1740. 

Leah, b. Mch. 27, 1743. 

Rachel, b. Apr. 5, 1745. 

Isaac, b. Sept. 26, 1747. 

Goold, b. Mch. 12, 1750. 

Asa, b. Mch. 10, 1752. 

William, b. July 31, 1755." 

Lucy, b. Oct. 22, 1758. 

Account bv Seth Stiles of Willington, Conn., from The 1st Ed. Mass. 
Fam. of Stiles: 

"William Stiles was born at Rehoboth, R. I.; rem. to Hampton, Conn., 
and there married Rachel Dugay; from thence he moved to Willington, 
Conn., where he died. His wife died at Wales, Vt., ee. 104 years. 

" Children: Gould, Asaph, Huldah, Rachel, Mehitable, Isaac." On 
comparing this list of the children of William Stiles and Rachel Dugay, 
with the record of the children of Samuel Stiles and Huldafo Durgey, in 
the Windham, Conn., Records (at Willimantic, Conn.), there can be no 
doubt that both refer to the same family. It is quite likely that Seth Stiles' 
account was, as Dr. Stiles suggested in his first edition of the Massachusetts 
Family of Stiles — "to some extent traditional;" and so, whenever any 
part of his account conflicts with the records, we must accept the latter, as 
being more authentic. We have means of knowing that Samuel Stiles' 
son Qould lived for years at Wells, Vt. ; also, that he died there. In all 
probability his mother died at his house. At all events, we find no such 
place as Wales in Vermont. — M. S. P. Gt. 



468 Stiles Genealogy. 

" Samuel Stiles of Windham, County of Windham, Colony 
of Connecticut in New England, Deeded to Thomas Stedman 
for the sum of two hundred and fifty pounds, a certain lot or 
parcel of land situated in "Windham, being part of said lot 

now in lying on the west of the burnt Cedar Swamp, 

&c. 

SAMUEL STILES. 
Signed, Sealed and delivered 

in presence of 
Paul Abbot [ 

Ebenezer Warner \ 

March 5th A. D. 1739. 

Benjamin Bidlake Justice of the Peace. 

John Fitch Clerk." 

Samuel Stiles also deeded another portion of the Burnt Ce- 
dar Swamp to Thomas Stedman, for two hundred and fifty 
pounds, bounded by land of Ebenezer Martin, Ebenezer Wales, 
John Fitch, &c. 

SAMUEL STILES [seal.] 
S. S. in presence of 
David Fisk Jr. 
Jonathan Spaulding- 
Jan. 18, 1744, 

Nathaniel Huntington Justice of the Peace. 
Reed for Record April 13 1746. 
Test. Elijah Dyar T. Clerk:' 
— From the Land Records of Windham, Conn. 

Children (the entire list of names and dates of births is 
copied from the records of Windham, Conn, but the additional 
facts excepting those found in the Holt Genealogy, were fur- 
nished for the first edition of " The Massachusetts Family of 
Stiles" by Seth Stiles of Willington, Conn, [see foot-note 
on p. 467 for account by Seth Stiles].): 

38. I. Huldah 4 , b. Sept. 18, 1736 [concerning this date 

the town clerk who furnished the transcript ex- 
plains as follows: "In the '1738,' the date 
of birth' of the daughter, there was some scratch 
or blur over the ' 8,' but carried out 1738 in the 
Record, undoubtedly a mistake . " Mr. William 



Massachusetts Family. 469 

Weaver, who copied this record for Dr. H. R. 
Stiles, about 1857, evidently believed the date 
should be 1736, as this is given in The 1st edi- 
tion of the Massachusetts Family of Stiles. 

Huldah Stiles m. James, son of Paul and Me- 
hitable (Chandler) Holt (b. at Hampton, Conn., 
May 21, 1750) Dec. 31, 1769; she d. July 12, 
1799, and he m. (2) June 29, 1800, Chloe (dau. 
of Isaac) Stiles, a niece of his 1st wife, instead 
of her sister, as is stated on p. 39 of the Holt 
Genealogy. Mrs. Chloe (Stiles) Holt was living 
in 1863, at Bristol, Conn., a widow, Mr. H. hav- 
ing died at B., in 1826, se. 76. Children (of 
James and Huldah [Stiles] Holt, born at Hamp- 
ton, Conn.) : 

39. i. Lucy 5 , b. Jan. 28, 1770. 

40. ii. Huldah 5 , b. Sept. 9, 1772; d. Sept. 28, 

1775. 

41. II. Samuel 4 , b. Nov. 6, 1738. 

42. III. Mehetabel 4 , b. Nov. 15, 1740 ; m. David Kendall 

of Ashford, Conn.; 3 chil. 

43. 1Y. Leah 4 , b. Mch. 27, 1743. 

44. V. Rachel 4 , b. Apr. 5, 1745 ; m. James Troworidge of 

Abington, Conn.; no issue. " James Trowbridge 
m. Nov. 26, 1801, as 3rd wife, Rachel Stiles. 
She d. Dec. 30, 1808, se. 64. He d. Dec. 17, 
1820, 83. 82. His house was situated on the 
dividing line between Ashford and Pomfret. 
His farm of 400 acres was partly in Ashford 
and partly in Pomfret" (Trowbridge Genealogy). 

45. VI. Isaac 4 , b. Mch. 12, 1750 ; m. Abigail Case. Fam- 

ily 12. 

46. VII. Gould 4 , b. Mch. 12, 1750 ; m. Delight Boughton, 

Delia Clarke and Anna . Family 13. 

47. VIII. Asa 4 , b. Mch. 10, 1752; d. at Willington, Conn.; 

unm. 

48. IX. William 4 , b. July 31, 1755 ; d. at Little Hoosic, N. 

Y. 

49. X. Lucy 4 , b. Oct. 22, 1758. 



470 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 6. 

50. Robert 3 Stiles [23] (Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in 
Boxford, Mass., April 6, 1714 ; bapt. May 14, 1714 {Boxford 
Records) ; m. June 30, 1743,* Hannah (b. Dec. 8, 1719), dau. 
of George and Hannah (Brown) Bradley \ {Tolland, Conn., 
Records). 

Children:]: (from Tolland, Conn., Records) : 

51. I. Tabitha 4 , b. July 13, 1745. 

52. II. John 4 , b. Sept. 15, 1749; m. Jemima Allis. Family 

14. 



Family 7. 

53. John 3 Stiles [25] (Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ). 

It has been claimed by some of the descendants of John 
Stiles, that he was born in Rhode Island, which may be true, 
for his parents probably lived there for a time. 

He married Lucy Johnson, perhaps in Conn. His grandson, 
Eli Stiles, of Wilton, N. Y., stated (in 1857) that John Stiles 
emigrated to -N". Y. about the close of the Revolutionary War, 
but French? s Gazetteer of N. Y., says "John Stiles settled in 
Wilton, Saratoga Co., N. Y., in 1775." William Stiles, of 

* Exact copy of Tolland, Conn., Record: 

" Eobert Stiles [The author has several copies of this item and every one 
excepting this, has giv^en 'Styles.' — M. S. P. G., July 27, 1888] & Hannah 
Bradley were married the 30th day of June A D. 1743 

" Tabitha the Daughter of Robert Stiles was born July the 13th 1745 

' ' John the Son of Robert Stiles and Hannah his wife was born Sep- 
tember the 15th Day A. D. 1749." 

f According to the town records of Tolland, Conn, [this item was ob- 
tained by Wm. H. Upton Esq., of Walla Walla, Wash.], George Bradley 
and Hannah Brown were married May 7, 1717. They had several children, 
including: 

Hannah, b. Dec. 8, 1719. 

Mary, b. April 11, 1721. 

The same records also have the marriage of Hannah Bradley to Robert 
Styles June 30, 1743. These latter persons were undoubtedly Robert 3 
Stiles (Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), and Hannah, dau. of George Bradley and Hannah 
Brown. 

\ The descendants of John Stiles state that he had a sister Deborah 
who married an Eaton, that John and Deborah were the only children of 
their parents. If this is true, Tabitha must have died young, or, may it 
not be possible that the sister's name was Tabitha instead of Deborah? 



Massachusetts Family. 471 

New York city, also a descendant, says that he has read that a 
Perry family was the first to preempt and settle in Wilton, 
Saratoga Co., N. Y., then called Northumberland, and John 
Stiles was the second man to stop among the wild beasts and 
savages of that region. 

He was killed by the fall of a tree, 1785. 

Children (the order in which they are given is probably in- 
correct) : 

54. I. Reuben 4 , b. Nov. 18, 1761; m. Mary Barber. 

Family 15. 

55. II. John 4 Jr., b. 1770. [A nephew of John Stiles Jr. 

says he visited at the home of his cousin (a son of 
, John Jr.) in 111. in 1844, and there met his uncle 
John, and remembers hearing him say that he was 
74 years old at that time, which showed that he 
was born in 1770. The nephew is positive too, 
that one or two sisters of John Jr. were older 
than himself.] He m. Phebe Norton. Family 16. 

56. III. Joshua 4 ; m. Sally Prosser, of Saratoga, N. Y.; moved 

to Canada. Had a large family. 

57. 1Y. Polly 4 ; m. William Hunter, Issue: 

58. i. David 6 . 

59. ii. William 5 . 

60. iii. George 5 and others. 

61. Y. Hannah 4 ; m. Isaac Brewster. Issue : 

62. i. Alvah 5 . 

63. ii. Betsey 5 and others. 

64. YI. Abigail ; m. David Riddell. Issue : 

65. i. William 5 . 

66. ii. George 5 . 

67. iii. John 5 . 

68. iv. Israel 5 and others. 

69. YII. Sally 4 ; m. James Gambol. Issue : 

70. i. Hugh 5 and others. 

71. VIII. Lucy 4 ; m. William Thomas. Issue: 

72. i. William 5 . 

73. ii. Salathiel 5 . 

74. iii. Betsey 5 . 

75. iv. Rebecca 5 and others. 

76. IX. Peter 4 , b. Apr. 7, 1785 ; m. Electa Chapin. Family 

17. 



472 Stiles Genealogy. 



Family 8. 

77. Israel 3 Stiles [26] (Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ); m. Anna John- 
ston (or Johnson). From the exceedingly meagre account fur- 
nished by his descendants we infer that he lived either in Wash- 
ington or Warren Co., N. Y., and that he died in the vicinity 
of Lake George. 

Children : 

78. I. Israel* Jr.; m. . Family 18. 

79. II. William 4 . 

80. III. Anna 4 ; m. Nathan Brown. Issue : 

81. i. Dau. 5 ; m. Downs. 

82. ii. Dau. 5 ; m. D. B. Ketckum ; res. (1886) Glens 

Falls, K Y. 

83. IY. Marvel 4 ; m. Absalom Perry of Wilton, N. Y. 

_l SST1 P * 

84 t i. Eliza 5 , b. Oct. 1, 1807, m. Peter 5 Stiles 

(Reuben 4 , John 5 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ). (See 
Family 40.) 



Family 9. 

85. Moses 4 Stiles Jr. [28] (Moses 3 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), on 
the 28th of June, 1763, signed a petition for a charter for the 
town of Lyndeborough, N. H. {N~. H. Provincial and State 
Papers, vol. 9, p. 541). Moses Stiles, the younger, of Lynde- 
borough, N. H., bought land in L. of John Kidder in 1767 
(from Records of the Register of Deeds, Exeter, N. H.). 

Moses Stiles, with others of Lyndeborough, petitioned Aug., 
1786, for the appointment of Nehemiah Rand as magistrate 
(N. II Town Papers, vol. xii, p. 524). 

At the time Dr. H. R. Stiles was collecting the material for 
the 1st edition of the Mass. Family of Stiles, Esq. David 
Stiles of Temple (which joins Lyndeborough), N. fl., 
wrote him that he "had knowledge that 3 brothers named 
Moses, John and Samuel Stiles from some part of Connecticut, 
came to Lyndeborough. Moses had Moses Jr., Aaron and 
Sarah." It is from the names of these children of Moses Stiles 
the settler, from Conn., that we are able to identify him with 



86. 


I. 


87. 


II. 


88. 


III. 


89. 


IV. 


90. 


Y. 


91. 


YI. 


92. 


VII. 



Massachusetts Family. 473 

the Moses Stiles Jr. of Lyndeborough, N. H., who had a wife 
named Sarah, and the following 

Children (recorded at Lyndeborough, N. H.): 

Sarah 5 , b. Mch.21, 1762. 

Moses 5 (Jr.), b. June 6, 1765; m. Mary Holt. Fam- 
ily 19. 

Aaron 5 , b. Sept. 18, 1767; m. Abiah Slader. Fam- 
ily 20. 

Mary 5 , b. June 14, 1770; d. Sept. 8, 1777. 

Phebe 5 , b. June 22, 1774; d. Sept. 5, 1777. 

Samuel 5 , b. Sept. 15, 1776; d. Sept. 9, 1777. 

Samuel 5 , b. Apr. 19, 1779; m. Betsey Cram at Tun- 
bridge, Vt., it is said. He removed from Tun- 
bridge to Warren, Vt., in 1827, where he had the 
year before leased a small farm of Theophilus 
Hanks. He d. at Warren at the age of 75 or 
thereabouts. His widow survived him several 
years. They never had any children, but adopted 
a boy who was known as William Stiles, and is 
said to have married a lady of Randolph, Vt. He 
is now (1883) dead, and his widow probably is 
living in Lowell, Mass. 



Family 10. 

93. John 4 Stiles [29] (Moses 3 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), was born 
in the State of Conn, about 1736.* He was one of the early 
settlers of Lyndeborough, IS". H.; m. Susannah Chamberlain 
when he was between 30 and 40 years of age. His wife was 
12 years younger than himself. In 1753, John Stiles of 
Lyndeborough, N. H, signed a petition remonstrating against 
the division of the town (.V. H. Prov. Papers, vol. xii, p. 313). 

John Stiles died about 1820, 8e. 84, either at Greenfield, N". 
H., or Winhall, Vt. 

*Although the author considers that the ancestry of John Stiles is well 
established, it is only fair to state that some of his descendants — among 
them Mr. H. A. Stiles, of Augusta, Wis. — believe that the names of the 
parents of John Stiles were Aaron and Sarah (Cram) Stiles. Mr. H. A. 
Stiles says he has known this fact from childhood, and cannot be mistaken; 
but he gives no data to support his statement, while on the other hand, 
various public records furnish evidence that he is mistaken. — M. S. P. GK 

60^ 



94. 


I. 


95. 


II. 


96. 


III. 


97. 


IY. 


98. 


Y. 



474 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children (from Lyndeborough Records) : 

John 5 , b. Oct. 22, 1778; d. Apr. 16, 1786. 
Susannah 5 , b. Oct. 4, 1780; d. May 12, 1786. 
Mesech Weir 5 , b. Jan. 20, 1783; m. Susanna 

Go wen. Family 21. 
Betty 5 , b. Jan. 20, 1783; d. Feb. 10, 1783. 
John 5 , b. May 17, 1786; m. Hannah Gowen. Fam- 
ily 22. 
Children (from other sources) : 

99. YI. Susannah 5 , b. May 2, 1787; m. Oct. 4, 1814, Jesse 

Cudworth, at Winhall, Yt. He was b. June 9, 
1786; d. Apr., 1877. He was a farmer, shoe- 
maker, tanner and currier; res. at Greenfield, 
N. H. (formerly a part of Lyndeborough). Mrs. 
Susannah (Stiles) Cud worth d. Aug., 1860. Issue: 

100. i. Horace 6 ; res. (1883) in Greeenfield, N. H., 

is a farmer; was formerly a storekeeper ; 

has been a justice of the peace; m. 

Issue: (1) Frank Holt 7 (Cudworth); 



blacksmith at Francistown, N. H. ; (2) 

Mary Adelaide 7 (Cudworth) ; m. 

Bradford, an engineer; res. Greenfield, 
N. H.; (3) 7 ; dec'd; (4) r ; dec'd. 

101. ii. Elizabeth 6 , b. June 2, 1818; m. (1) Edward 

Leathers, a carpenter, of Peterboro, N. 
H.; (2) Feb. 24, 1864, Harrison Lakin, 
farmer; res. (1883) at Greenfield, N. H. 
Issue (by 1st marriage) : (1) Albert Na- 
than 7 (Leathers); m. Susan Mansfield, of 
Lynnfield, Mass., an overseer in the 
Wakefield Rattan Works, at Wakefield, 
Mass.; (2) Edward Newton 7 (Leathers); 
res. Cleveland, Ohio; (3) 7 ; dec'd. 

102. iii. Susan Chamberlain 6 ; m. 1846, Nahum 6 

Stiles (Jacob 5 , Timothy 4 , Ezra 3 , Timothy 2 , 
Robert 1 ), she died at Methuen, Mass., less 
than 2 years after her marriage, at the age 
of 28, leaving an infant daughter, 
Minelia Boyden 7 (Stiles), who was adopted 
by Mrs. Plannah B. (Cudworth) Day (a 
sister of the deceased mother), taking the 



Massachusetts Family. 475 

name of Day; she m. Wm. Henry Wood- 
Ibridge of Maine ; res. (1883) at Stockton, 

Cal. Children: (a) 8 ; dec'd; (b) 

Ethel Lillian 8 (Woodbridge). 

103. iv. John Riley 6 ; m. his cousin, Nancy Bradford 

Stiles, of Tunbridge, Vt. He served in 
the Union army during the whole four 
years of the War of the Rebellion; res. 
Chelsea, Mass. Issue : (1) Riley Fitzroy 7 
(Cudworth) ; (2) Alonzo De Forester 7 
(Cud worth) ; (3) Jesse 7 (Cudworth). 

104. v. Minelia Holt 6 ; m. Isaac Duncklee; farmer, 

of Lyndeborough, N. H. Issue: (1) 
Clintie Minerva 7 ; a school-teacher; 3 oth- 
ers, dec'd. 

105. vi. Hannah Boyden 6 ; m. Oct. 19, 1844, John 

Day; res. (1883) at Wakefield, Mass.; no 
issue. Mrs. Day adopted the infant 
daughter of her sister, Mrs. Susan C. 
Stiles, after the latter's death. (See 102.) 

106. VII. Asahel 5 , b. Nov. 23, 1789 ; m. Nancy Bradford. 

Family 23. 

107. Till. Moses 5 ; m. ; d. in Boston, about 1830; was a 

carpenter by trade; no issue. 

108. IX. David 5 ; d. aged about 22 years. 

109. X. Betsey 5 . 



Family 11. 

110. Asahel* Stiles [31] (Moses 8 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), was 
probably born in some part of the State of Connecticut ; m. 
Sarah Dutton. He was one of the early settlers of Lynde- 
borough, N. H., from whence he rem. about 1787 to Addison, 
Steuben Co., N. T., where he and his wife both died. 

" Asahel Stiles of Lyndeborough, N. H., was one of the 
company raised for service in Canada, out of Col. Daniel 
Moore's Regiment, and was mustered in and paid by Moses 
Kelly, July 22, 1776 " (A 7 . H. State Papers, vol. ii, p. 720). 

Asahel and Joshua Stiles, inhabitants of Lyndeborough, 
signed a petition Dec . 7, 1784 (A 7 ". H. /State Papers, vol. xii, 
p. 575). 



476 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children (from Lyndehorough Records, excepting youngest): 

111. I. Daniel 5 , b. Oct. 21, 1768; m. Lois Moss (or 

Morse ?). Family 24. 

112. II. Esther 5 , b. Aug. 25, 1770; d. Mch. 27, 1785. 

113. III. Sarah 5 , b. Mch. 17, 1773; m. Tim. Serl in Steuben 

Co., N. Y. They rem. to Bath, Ohio, where 
she died. From Bath the family afterward went 
to Shelby, Bureau Co., 111. Mr. S. owned a 
farm, and had a blacksmith shop on his place. 
John Serl, grandson of Sarah (Stiles) Serl ; m. 
Amanda , his cousin, who was also a grand- 
child of Sarah (Stiles) Serl. Mrs. Amanda Serl 
died Feb., 1888. Issue : 

114. i. David 6 ; m. Olive Tracy in Steuben Co., N. 

T. Both are buried at Shelby, 111. 

115. ii. John 6 ; m. Eliza Eecter. Both buried at 

Shelby, 111. 

116. iii. Brown 6 ; m. Barbara Hosier, who is still liv- 

ing (1887). He is buried at Shelby, 111. 

117. iv. Tim. 5 ; m. Betsey Hosier, who lived to be 

90 yrs. old. Both are buried at Shelby, 
111. 

118. v. Job 6 ; m. Betsey Maxon, who is living (1887) 

at Decatur, 111. He is buried at Shelbv, 
111. 

119. vi. Sarah 6 . 

120. vii. Polly 6 . 

121. viii. Betsey 6 . 

122. ix. Amanda 6 . 

123. x. Delina 6 . 

124. xi. Naomi 6 . 

125. IV. Hannah 5 , b. Feb. 27, 1775 ; m . John Wyman, in 

Steuben Co., N. Y. They removed to Athens 
Co., Ohio, where both died. Mr. Wyman owned 
a farm and a little mill in early days. Issue : 

126. i. Marcus 6 . 

127. ii. John 6 . 

128. iii. Daniel 6 . 

129. iv. Arthur 6 . 

130. v. Levi 6 ; living (1887) in Ohio. 

131. vi. Sylvia 6 . 



vii. 


Lucy 6 . 


vm. 


Lydia 6 . 


IX. 


Louisa 6 . 


X. 


6 



Massachusetts Family. 477 

132. 
133. 
134. 
135. 

136. Y. Ehoda 5 , b. Sept. 8, 1778 ; m. Uriah Martin, in 
Steuben Co., E". Y. Mr. M. died in Bath, Ohio, 
and the family afterward removed to Miami, 
Logan Co., Ohio, where Mrs. Martin died.* 
Issue (10 children in all) : 
Samuel 6 . 
Asahel 6 . 
Phebe 6 . 
Henry 6 . 
Elijah 6 . 

Stephen 6 ; living in Ohio in 1887. 
Sarah 6 . 
Indiana 6 . 
George 6 . 
William 6 . 

n 5 , b. Dec. 30, 1780; m. Phebe Dutton. 
Family 25. 

148. YII. Asahel 5 Jr., b. Oct. 20, 1783; m. Urana Johnson. 

Family 26 . 

149. YIII. Esther 5 , b. July 7, 1786 ; m. Joshua Green, in 

Steuben Co., E. Y. ; afterward removed to 
Athens Co., Ohio, where she died. Issue : 

150. i. Benjamin 6 . 

151. ii. Joshua 6 . 

152. iii. Sam. 6 

153. iv. Ivory 6 . (We are not sure about this name.) 

154. v. Amy 6 . 

155. vi. Hannah 6 . 

156. vii. Prudy 6 . 

(There may have been another child.) 

157. IX. Benjamin 5 , b. in Steuben Co., N. Y., after 1787 ; 

m. Hannah Helmer. Family 27. 

We are indebted for the record of the families of the chil- 
dren of Asahel 4 Stiles to the late Abram Stiles of Pendleton, 

* Since the above was received we have been informed that Mrs. Rhoda 
Martin died at Pleasant township, but was luried at Miami. 



137. 


i. 


138. 


ii. 


139. 


iii. 


140. 


iv. 


141. 


v. 


142. 


vi. 


143. 


vii. 


144. 


viii. 


145. 


ix. 


146. 


X. 


147. YI. 


Reube 



478 Stiles Genealogy. 

Ore., a grandson of Asahel 4 . He wrote: "The posterity of 
Asahel Stiles were all farmers. They were what were called 
the ' second-class settlers ' of a new country. Nearly every 
one of his [children and grandchildren, and some of the 
younger generation, settled on a farm. Some who married into 
the family had trades, at which they worked, while at the same 
time they cared for their farms. Probably all of the older 
generation, at least, owned land." 



Family 12. 

158. Isaac 4 Stiles [45] (Samuel^, Samuel 2 , Kobert 1 ), was born 
at Windham, Conn., Sept. 26, 1747 ( Windham Records); m. 
Abigail Case, Jan. 1, 1772. He lived at Wellington, Conn. 

Children : 

159. I. Lucy 6 , b. Nov. 22, 1775; m. Samuel Eddy. 

160. II. Alice 5 , b. Jan. 11, 1777; d. Nov. 13, 1851, se. 77. 

161. III. Joshua 5 , b. Mch. 30, 1779; m. Charlotte Bronson. 

Family 28. 

162. IV. Chloe 5 , b. May 4, 1781; m. James Holt (as 2nd 

wife) of Hampton, Conn., she being, according to 
the records, a niece of Mr. Holt's 1st wife (see 
Fam. 5 of this line), and not her sister as stated 
in the Holt Geneal. Mrs. Chloe (Stiles) Holt 
was living in 1857 at Bristol, Conn., where Mr. 
James Holt d. in 1826, se. 76. 

163. V. Samuel 5 , b. June 2, 1783; m. and Ca- 

lista Heath. Family 29. 

164. YI. Percis 5 , b. June 7, 1785; was living at Wellington, 

Conn., in 1857; single. 

165. VII. Beth 5 , b. Sept. 29, 1787; m. Eachel Gaylord. Fam- 

ily 30. 

166. VIII. Dinah 5 , b. July 15, 1790; in. Elisha Whiton, Feb. 

14, 1810. 

167. IX. Abigail 5 , b. Feb. 7, 1795; m. Zebediah Marcy Jr., 

Nov. 8, 1827. 

168. X. Almira 5 , b. Nov. 22, 1797; m. (1) Benjamin James 

of Ashford, Conn., Dec. 25, 1839, who d. 1847; 
m. (2) John Ross Esq., Apr., 1851. 



Massachusetts Family. 479 



Family 13. 

169. Gould 4 Stiles [46] (Samuel 3 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), was 
born Mch. 12, 1750 (his birth is recorded at Windham, Conn.); 
m. (1) Delight Boughton, Feb. 7, 1770; (2) Delia Clarke of 
Ashford, Conn.; (3) Anna . 

" Gould Stiles enlisted at Willington, Conn, for 6 mos., in 
June, 1776, with Capt. Parker in Col. Sage's Conn. Regt., go- 
ing to N. Y. city, where landing from vessels July 8, 1776, 
and where remaining until the Americans commenced their 
retreat to White Plains, and after the battle at that place (Oct. 
28, 1776) he was ordered to Crum Pond and discharged. In 
May, 1777, he was drafted for a tonr of service at New Lon- 
don, in Capt. Amidon's Co., in Col. Chapman's Regt., as guard 
to the coast. In order that one-half of the Regt. might be 
dismissed, a ballot was had, and on the ballots were inscribed 
the words ' go ' and ' stay ' equally divided in number, and 
those drawing ' go ' were discharged, of which Stiles was one 
to go, after an absence of one month" {Pension Office Rec- 
ords, Washington, D. C). 

He was living April, 1832, at Middletown, Rutland Co., Yt., 
as appears from his application for a pension, which seems to 
have been granted. 

He died at Wells, Yt., aud it is said that some years previous 
to his death, he weighed a little over 350 pounds (letter to the 
editor of the 1st edition of the Mass. Fam. of Stiles). Feb. 10, 
1840 (or 1846), Gould Stiles Jr. was administrator on estate of 
Gould Stiles of Wells, Yt., which was valued at 1257.48; total 
claims, $850.00; Bacchus Stiles claims $1.50 (Prob. Pec, 
Rutland, Yt., vol. 18.) 

The town clerk of Wells, -Yt., furnished the following ac- 
count : " The first record of any Stiles [in Wells] is of Gould 
Stiles, appearing as grantee in a deed of land bearing date of 
July 24, 1804, and by Phillip Alien, grantor of Middletown, 
Yt., reading thus : ' For the consideration of Two Thousand 
Dollars received to my full satisfaction, of Gould Stiles of 
Cambridge in the County of Washington State of New York, 
have given, granted &c &c certain lands situated in Wells.' " 

"Jan. 25, 1806, Gould Stiles bought land again, his name 
appearing in the deed as Gould Stiles of Middletown in the 
County of Rutland State of Yermout." 



480 Stiles Genealogy. 

" Oct 27, 1823, a deed, ' know all men by these presents, 
that I, Gould Stiles of Middletown, County of Rutland, State 
of Vermont, in consideration of love and good will, give to my 
son, Gould Stiles Jr. of Wells, County and State aforesaid, all 
my right title and interest to about 2 acres of land, by quit- 
claim deed in this town.' " 

" Mch. 17, 1827, Gould Stiles ' for love "and good will ' to 
his son, Gould Jr., deeds a large land property, the son giving 
back a life lease of the same to his ' honoured father, and to his 
Anna, while she remained the widow of Gould Sr.,' for and 
during the end and term of their natural lives." 

" Then follow numerous deeds and conveyances by each of 
the two Gould Stiles' from and to each other, and to and from 
others, showing them to have been quite deeply interested in 
land." * * * " Evidently Gould Stiles lived in this town 
after coming from Cambridge, N. Y., but later in Middletown; I 
have made inquiry of old people here who tell me that they well 
remember the Stiles family, and relatives by marriage and blood 
live here and in Poultney, and other towns of the county." 

Children (from 1st edition of The Mass. Earn, of Stiles) : 
Ada 5 , b. Jan. 25, 1771. 
Leah 5 , b. April 25, 1772. 
Delight 5 , b. Feb. 11, 1774. 
Rhoda 5 , b. Oct. 6, 1775. 
Huldah 5 , b. Jan. 30, 1777. 
Susannah 5 , b. March 16, 1779. 
Meribah 5 , b. Sept. 6, 1782. 

Gould 5 Jr., b. April 21, 1784; m. Alice Glass and 
Mrs. Laura (Haynes) Huntington. Family 31. 
Jerusha 5 , b. Aug. 5, 17S7. 
Lydia 5 , b. Aug. 24, 1790. 



Family 14. 

180. John 4 Stiles [52] (Robert 8 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), was 
born 1749, Sept. 15, in Tolland, Conn. {Tolland Records); m. 
Aug. 8, 1784, at East Windsor, Conn., Jemima Allis* of Bol- 
ton,f Conn. {East Windsor Records). Jemima Stiles had 

* Some of the descendants claim, that the name was Ellis. 

f Jemima Allis is said to have been a native of Ellington, Conn. 



170. 


I. 


171. 


II. 


172. 


III. 


173. 


IY. 


174. 


V. 


175. 


VI. 


176. 


VII. 


177. 


VIII. 


178. 


IX. 


179. 


X. 



Massachusetts Family. 481 

land laid out to her in Bolton by the proprietors, March 12, 
1791, also Sept. 3, 1791. John and Jemima Stiles sold out 
their land in Bolton by three deeds all of one date, and dated 
April 17, 1S00 {Bolton Records). 

They removed to Martinsburgh, Lewis Co., N. Y., in 1808, 
in an " ox team." 

John Stiles d. Sept. 25, 1836, aged 87 years ; Mrs. Jemima 
(Allis) Stiles d. March 4, 1819, aged 66 years. Both are buried 
at Constableville, Lewis Co., N. T. 

Children : 

181. I. Jared 5 , b. in Tolland, Conn., March 25, 1785; m. 

Lois Warriner. Family 32. 

182. II. Solomon 5 ;* m. Anna Woodruff (or Wood worth ?). 

Family 33. 

183. III. David Allis 5 , b. April 19, 1792; m. Nancy Wood. 

Family 34. 

184. IV. Timothy 5 , b. April 15, 1795; m. Elizabeth Johnson. 

Family 35. 

Family 15. 

185. Reuben 4 Stiles [51] (John 3 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), was 
born Jan. 18, 1761 (where, has not been ascertained, but 
probably either in Conn, or R. I.); m. April 6, 1788, Mary 
Barber of Wilton, N. Y., res. at Wilton, and d. there Aug. 
12, 1840. Mrs. Mary (Barber) Stiles, d. June 22, 1847. 

Children (record of births from Reuben Stiles' Family Bible): 

186. I. Eh 3 , b. Jan. 26, 1789; m. Acsah Phillips. Family 

36. 

187. II. Johnson 6 , b. Sept. 16, 1790; m. . Family 37. 

188. III. Reuben 5 , b. June 16, 1792; m. and Amy New- 

land. Family 38. 

189. IY. Isaac 5 , b. Aug. 23, 1794; m. Laura Sherman. 

Family 39. 

190. Y. Angeline 5 , b. June 12, 1798; d. in Saratoga, N. Y., 

Aug. 8, 1866. 

191. YI. Peter 5 , b. March 1, 1801; m. Eliza Perry. Family 

40. 

* One authority gives the name of Solomon after David, but the most re- 
liable mentions Solomon as the 2nd child. 

61 



482 Stiles Genealogy. 

192. VII. John 6 , b. July 27, 1804; m. Phebe Shearer. 

Family 41. 

193. VIII. David B. 6 , b. Oct. 12, 1806; m. Celestia Sherman. 

Family 42. 

194. IX. Henry 5 , b. July 7, 1809; m. Alma Nash. Family 

43. 



Family 16. 

195. John 4 Stiles Jr. [55] (John 3 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ); m. 
Phebe Norton of Saratoga, ST. Y. Soon after 1800 he rem. 
to Western N. Y., in company with his brother Peter ; in 1822 
settled in Kentucky, where he and his wife were living in 
1844, at which time their nephew, John W. Stiles, visited them 
there, as he says. 

Children : 

196. I. Alvah 8 ; m. Hannah Brown. Family 44. 

197. II. Charles 5 . 

198. III. Lester 5 ; m. Miss Basinger. 

199. IV. John 5 ; was living (1885) at Russellville, Lawrence 

Co., 111. 

200. V. Silas 5 ; m. Betsey Cox. 

201. VI. Luther 6 ; m. Miss Basinger. 

202. VII. Peter 5 ; m. Miss Bennett. 

203. VIII. Asahel 6 ; m. Mary Sackrider. 

204. IX. Electa 5 ; m. Eager Bennett. 



Family 17. 

205. Peter 4 Stiles [76] (John 3 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), was born 
at WiltoD, Saratoga Co., K Y., Apr. 7, 1785; m. Jan. 20, 
1808, Electa, dau. of Dea. Samuel and Sybil (Joslin) Chapin 
(b. Jan. 12, 1788). Soon after 1800, he and his brother John 
removed to "The Genesee Country" (now Livingston Co.), 
N. Y. In 1835 he went to Michigan, and located near what 
is now the city of Flint, then an almost unbroken wilderness ; 
afterward, again removed to Pontiac, Oakland Co., Mich., 
where he died Aug., 16, 1858. Mrs. Electa (Chapin) Stiles 
died Mch. 1, 1854. 



Massachusetts Family. 483 

Peter Stiles was a soldier in the War of 1812, serving under 
Gen. McClure. 

Children (from records furnished by John W. Stiles): 

206. Eineline 5 , b. Oct. 20, 1808; m. Jefferson Branch, of 

Henrietta, N. T., Dec. 21, 1834. She d. May 
1887(?). Issue : 

207. i. Edmond Willard 6 , b. 1835; res. (1885) with 

his mother, at Grand Haven, Mich.; 
unm. 

208. II. Volney 5 , b. Apr. 16, 1811; m. Mary Page, and 

Rhoda Dayton. Family 45. 

209. III. Sibyl 5 , b. Dec. 9, 1814; m. John H. Norton, Dec. 

24, 1834; res. at Livonia Station, K Y. She d. 
July 12, 1882. Issue : 

210. i. Isadora Louisa 6 , b. 1839; m. Jerome But- 

terfleld; res. (1885) at Rochester, N. Y., 
where Mr. B. is a depot agent. 

211. IV. Samuel Chapin 5 , b. Feb. 14, 1819; m. Phidelia 

Stone. Family 46. 

212. V. John Willard 5 , b. Feb. 10, 1822; m. Mrs. Phidelia 

(Stone) Stiles. Family 47. 

213. VI. Reuben 5 , b. July 28, 1825; m. Jane Hopson. 

Family 48. 

214. VII. Lucy Lurainv 5 , b. Mch. 23, 1828 ; m. Clinton B. 

Norton, Sept. 16, 1848. Mr. K d. Dec. — , 
1887. Issue: 

215. i. Helena 6 ; m. George Abbot, Sept.. 20, 1871; 

no chil. She d. May, 1887. 

216. ii. Emmaroy 6 ; m. P. J. Fisher, Nov. 29, 1871. 

Child : Jessie* (Fisher). 

Mr. John W. Stiles, in speaking of hereditary traits among 
the members of his father's family, says: "My eldest and 
youngest brothers were naturally ingenious mechanics; my 
other brother and youngest sister, the latter's daughter, Mrs. 
Fisher, and even my own daughter have literary gifts, while 
my next oldest sister is a great observer of etiquette, in con- 
trast to my eldest sister and myself, who are rather regardless 
of style, and lacking in literary tastes ; all, however, inherit a 
special regard for our moral reputation, probably from our 
maternal ancestors, the Chapins." 



484 Stiles Genealogy. 

Family 18. 

217. Israel 4 Stiles Jr. [78] (Israel 3 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), was 
born ; m. 

Children : 

218. I. Thomas L. 5 (M. D.), b. Oct. 19, 1824; m. Mary 

Hack and Mrs. Celia Lamphere. Family 49. 

219. II. Margaret 5 ; m. ; d. , leaving 3 daus. 

Family 19. 

220. Moses 5 Stiles Jr. [87] (Moses 4 Jr., Moses 3 , Samuel 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was born at Lyndeborough, N. H., June 6, 1765 
{Lyndeborough Town Records). " Moses Stiles Jr., and Mary 
Holt, both of Lyndeborough, N. H., were married by Sewell 
Goodrich, minister of Lyndeborough, August 9, 1790 '' {Lyn- 
deborough Records). 

Children (this record was furnished by a descendant of Wm. 
Holt Stiles, the eldest son of Moses Jr., and Mary [Holt] 
Stiles): 

221. I. William Holt 6 , b. at Lyndeborough, N. H., Dec. 18, 

1790; m. Lydia Story. Family 50. 

222. II. Reuben 8 ; is known to have lived at Winhall, Yt., 

and to have had a son named Reuben Ray. [A 
Reuben Stiles — perhaps this one — married 
Abigail Wyman, who was born at Woburn, 
Mass., Sept. 3, 1795 (see Richardson Memorial).] 

223. III. Jeremiah 6 ; m. Sibyl Philbrick. Family 51. 

224. IY. Daniel 6 . 

225. Y. Rhoda 6 . 

2z6. YI. Olive 5 . [It is said that 2 daus. mar. and went to 
the White Mountains to live ; perhaps they were 
Rhoda and Olive.] 

227. VII. Jane 6 ; m. Isaac M. Pike, of Stratton, Vt.; she d. 

at Jamaica, Vt. Issue : 

228. i. Henry 7 ; res. (1883) at Jamaica, Vt. 

229. VIII. Dau. 9 . 



Massachusetts Family. 485 



Family 20. 



230. Aaron 6 Stiles [88] (Moses 4 Jr., Moses 3 , Samuel 2 , Kobert 1 ) 
was bom at Lyndeborough, N. H., Sept. 18, 1767 {Lynde- 
borough Records) ; m. Abiah (dau. of Slader [or 

Staton] and Sally Dustin, his wife, a descendant of Hannah 
Dustin, who was captured by the Indians at Haverhill). 

[Mrs. Slader m. after the death of Mr. Slader, Moses Cooper, 
who died, when she m. as 3d wife, Joshua Stiles, of Lynde- 
borough, who had children by both his former marriages. Mrs. 
Cooper also had children by both of her former marriages. 
Thus were 4 " broods" (as the narrator expresses it) of children 
collected under the same roof, and to these, in time, another 
t* brood " was added.] 

Children (from a record furnished by Mrs. Elvira [Dutton] 
Stiles, of East Jaffrey, N. H.) : 

231. I. Sally Dnstin 6 ; m. as 2d wife, Henry Moore, of 

Warren, Vt.; she d. May 31, 1854. Issue: 

232. i. Rebecca 7 ; m. Chas. Green, of "Warren, Yt.; 

res. (1883) at Canaan, Yt. 

233. II. Peninah 6 ; m. Silas Farwell, who d. Oct. 28, 1866 ; 

she d. Oct. 28, 1870. Issue : 

234. i. Eugene 7 . 

235. ii. Laura 7 ; living (1883). 

236. iii. Lucius 7 . 

237. iv. Coburn 7 . 

238. v. Sally Helen 7 . 

239. vii. Infant 7 . 

240. III. Leonard 6 , b. Oct. 20, 1806 ; m. Elvira Dutton. 

Family 52. 

241. 1Y. Jesse 6 ; " was a baker by trade," wrote his son (only 

one left) Maj. T. Stiles, Fowlerville, Mich. 

242. Y. Humphrey 6 ; mason by trade. 

243. VI. Aaron 6 . 

244. VII. John 6 ; m. Esther Thompson. Family 53. 



Family 21. 

245. Mesech Weir 5 Stiles [96] (John 4 , Moses 3 , Samuel 8 , Kob- 
ert 1 ), was born at Lyndeborough, N. H., Jan. 20, 1783 (Zynde- 



486 Stiles Genealogy. 

borough Records) ; in. Susannah G-owen, of Wilmington, 
Mass., Oct. 1, 1812; he died in Washington Co., N. Y., in 
1843. 

Children : 

246. I. Eoyal M. 6 ; b. in Winhall, Yt., 1819 ; m. Sally Ann 
Sherwood. Family 54. 



Family 22. 

247. John 5 Stiles Jr. [98] (John 4 , Moses 3 , Samuel 8 , Eobert 1 ), 
was born May 17, 1786, at Lyndeborough, N. H. {Lynde- 
borough Records) ; m. Hannah Gowen (sister to his brother 
Mesech W.'s wife) in Wilmington, Mass., in 1806. One ac- 
count says John Stiles died in Winhall, Vt., in 1845 ; another 
account says he d. at the Insane Asylum at Brattleboro, Yt. 

Children (this record was furnished by H. A. Stiles, a son 
of John Jr.) : 

248. I. John L. 6 , b. in [New] Hampshire in 1809; m. 

Esther Bobbins, of Winhall, Yt., in 1833 ; he 
d. at Galway, Saratoga Co., N. T., in 1869 ; had 
daughters but no sons. 

249. II. Horace A. 6 , b. in Winhall, Yt., June, 1811 ; m. 

Jane Ann Abeel. Family 55. 

250. III. Phebe 9 , _ b. in W., 1819 ; m. Philander Fuller of 

Jamaica, Yt., and died there 1883. 

251. IY. Daniel G. 8 , b. at W., in 1823 ; m. Mrs. Philetta 

Fuller. Family 56. 

252. Y. Hannah 6 , b. at W. ; m. Jacob Gale of W. ; 

dec'd. 

253. VI. Sallie 6 , b. in W., 1824; m. Philando G. Fish of 

W., 1847; died 1855. 



Family 23. 

254. Asahel 6 Stiles [106] (John 4 , Moses 3 , Samuel 2 , Eobert 1 ), 
was born in Greenfield, N. H. (formerly a part of Lyndebor- 
ough), Nov. 23, 1789. About 1809 he emigrated to Tunbridge, 
Vt., and on Nov. 12, 1812, was m. to Nancy Bradford of T. 
He died at Tunbridge, Sept. 29, 1834. 



Massachusetts Family. 487 

Children (from 1st edition " Mass. Family of Stiles ") : 

255. I. Clarissa Amelia 6 , b. Aug. 12, 1813; m. Wm. Fair- 

field of Boston, Mass., Aug. 14, 1853. 

256. II. Clarinda Mendon 6 , b. Jan. 29, 1815 ; m. Joel F. 

Saunders, Oct. 3, 1836 ; had (1863) 7 chil. : 

257. III. Asahel Bradford 6 , b. May 24, 1817; m. Abigail L. 

Adams. Family 57. 

258. IV. Nancy Bradford 6 , b. May 24, 1817 ; m. John E. 

Cudworth (her cousin) of Woburn, Mass., Sept. 
22, 1847 ; res. (1887) at Chelsea, Mass. ; has had 
4 chil. See Family 10. 

259. V. David Lysander 6 , b. Feb. 21, 1819 ; m. Augusta P. 

French. Family 58. 

260. VI. John Milton 6 , b. Jan. 13, 1821 ; m. Clementina M. 

Stafford. Family 59. 

261. VII. William Lysander 6 , b. Feb. 17, 1 823, at Tunbridge, 

Vt. ; m. Betsey A. Sargent. Family 60. 

262. VIII. Baxter Bradford 6 , b. June 26, 1825 ; m. Caroline 

J. Lane, Aug. 1, 1854; res. (1863) Chicago, 111. 

263. IX. Malvina French 6 , b. Dec. 15, 1827 ; d. July 9, 1831. 

264. X. Maynard French 6 , b. Jan. 21, 1830; res. (1863) at 

Roeksylvania, Iowa ; was then unm. 



Family 24. 

265. Daniel 6 Stiles [111] (Asahel 4 , Moses 3 , Samuel 2 , Kob- 
ert 1 ), was born in Lyndeborough, N. H., Oct. 21, 1768 ; re- 
moved with his parents about 1787 to Steuben Co., N. Y. It 
is said that Daniel located in Cortland Co., IS". Y., and there m. 
Lois Moss (or Morse). In 1829 he removed to Troupsburg, 
Steuben Co., N. Y. ; from thence, in 1834, to Mich. ; so says 
his nephew, Anson Stiles, of Troupsburg ; but another nephew, 
Abram Stiles, of Pendleton, Ore., says he went to Ohio, and 
died at Pleasant township, Ohio, but was buried at Miami 
township, near his brother Asahel and sister Rhoda, at the age 
of about 75 years (about 1843). 

Children (all lived to have families) : 

266. I. Marcus 6 . 

267. II. Artemisia 6 . 

268. III. John 6 ; had Alonzo, Lorenzo and Amanzo. 



488 Stiles Genealogy. 

269. IV. Asahel 6 ; m. his cousin, Axev Stiles. Family 

61. 

270. Y. Hannah 6 . 

271. YI. Lois 6 . 



Family 25. 

272. Jfteuben 5 Stiles [147] (Asahel 4 , Moses 3 , Samuel 2 , Rob- 
ert 1 ), was born in Lyndeborough, N. H . , Dec. 30, 1780. About 
1787 his parents removed to Steuben Co., IS". Y., locating in 
Addison township, where they both died some years afterward. 
When Reuben Stiles became of age he returned to Lyndebor- 
ough, N. H., and there m., in 1804, his cousin, Phebe Dntton. 
After residing a short time in L., he returned with his wife 
and infant son to New York, and settled at Troupsburgh, 
Steuben Co., on a farm, which is now occupied by one of his 
sons. He died at Troupsburgh, Aug. 5, 1832. 

The following is from the Pension Records at Washington, 
D. 0.: 

" Reuben Stiles volunteered at Troupsburgh in Aug., 1814, 
as Lt. in Capt. Martin's detached New York militia, in Lt.-Col. 
Hopkins' command under Gen. Porter, and discharged in Nov., 

1814. He married at Lyndeborough, N. H., 1804, Phebe , 

and he died at Troupsburgh, N. Y., Aug. 5, 1832, of asthma, 
the result of cold received at Buffalo during the war. Phebe 
died Dec. 4 (this date should be Dec. 3), 1863," aged 77 years. 

After the death of Mr. Stiles his widow married John Coffin, 
who died at Brookfield, Pa., Dec. 30, 1861 (Pension Records). 

Children (from records furnished by Anson Stiles of Troups- 
burgh, N. Y.): 

273. I. David 6 , b. Sept. 19, 1804; m. Henrietta Strait. 

Family 62. 

274. II. Alva 6 , b. July 28, 1806; m. Edna Strait. Family 

63. 

275. III. Eber 6 , b. Sept. 28, 1811; m. Letitia More and Mrs. 

Lydia E. Edwards. Family 64. 

276. IY. Roxy 6 , b. in Troupsburgh, N. Y., Mch. 4, 1814; 

m! Johr. L. Miller (b. Sept. 1, 1807), Nov. 27, 
1833 . They are both living at T., on the same 
farm (now occupied by their son Reuben) on 



Massachusetts Family. 489 

which they first settled after their marriage. 
Mr. Miller d. Feb. 9, 1889. Issue : 

277. i. Amanda*, b. Dec. 12, 1835; d. of consump- 

tion, Sept. 8, 1855. 

278. ii. Alexander 7 , b. July 18, 1838. While in the 

service of our Government was shot and 
instantly killed at the battle of Hatcher's 
Kun, Feb. 6, 1865. 

279. iii. Reuben 7 , b. Sept. 9, 1840; m. Eva Kinney 

of Annin Creek, McKean Co., Pa., Nov. 
10, 1869. Issue : (1) Freddie 8 (Miller), b. 
Aug. 18, 1871; (2) Minnie 8 (Miller), b. 
Feb. 7, 1873; (3) Arthur 8 (Miller), b. 
Sept. 19, 1882. 

280. iv. Wesley 7 , b. Nov. 29. 1842. " While in our 

country's service was shot and instantly 
killed during the storming of Fort Har- 
rison, Nov. 27, 1864." 

281. V. Axey 6 , b. in T., Feb. 28, 1816; m. in T., Sept. 1, 

1833, Asahel Stiles (her cousin), son of Daniel 
Stiles. They soon after went to Oakland Co., 
Mich., from whence, about 1836, they removed 
to Miami Co., Ohio, where in July, 1838, after a 
short illness, Mr. Stiles died. About 1840, Mrs. 
Stiles returned to Troupsburgh, and married, the 
same year, Mr. Van Rensselaer Crandall of Jay, 
Elk Co., Pa., where they resided about 15 years. 
In 1855 they returned to Troupsburgh where 
Mr. C , died, Feb. 13, 1870. Children (by 1st 
marriage) : 

282. i. Alva 7 (Stiles), b. in Oakland Co., Mich., 

July 29, 1835; m. Sarah E. Wyatt. 

283. ii. John 7 (Stiles), b. in Miami Co., Ohio, Feb. 

28, 1838; m. Hannah Stiles. 

[The families of Alva and John Stiles are 
traced in the line of their father Asahel 
Stiles. See Families 96 and 97.] 

By 2d marriage : 

284. iii. Rhoda 7 (Crandall), b. Dec. 4, 1845; m. June 

20, 1875, Augustus McFail of West 
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490 Stiles Genealogy. 

Union, N. Y. Issue: (1) Willard J. 8 
(McFail), b. Sept. 19, 1877; (2) Hermon 
C. 8 (McFail), b. May 19, 1880. 

285. iv. Hiram 7 (Crandall), b. Jan. 20, 1850; unm. 

286. VI. Button 6 , b. in Troupsburgh, Apr. 5, 1818; m. 

Hannah Glissby (or Glassby). Family 65. 

287. VII. William*, b. May 24, 1820, at T.; m. Catherine 

Clark. Family 66. 

288. VIII. Anson 6 , b. in T., Feb. 26, 1822; m. Caroline E. 

Hayes in Troupsburgh, Feb. 14, 1850. They 
live on the farm adjoining the one on which Mr. 
Stiles' father first settled in Troupsburgh, and 
where they commenced housekeeping Mch. 18, 
1850. They have no children. 

To the enterprise and accommodating spirit of 
Mr. Stiles, we are indebted for the excellent 
record we have of his branch of the family. 

289. IX. Lovisa 6 , b. Julv 29, 1829; m. Isaac Clark of 

Brookfield, Pa., Feb. 16, 1851. She d. in Troups- 
burgh, K T., Oct. 29, 1882. No children. 
Besides the above children of Reuben and Phebe Stiles there 
were 3 or 4 others who died young. 



Family 26. 

290. Asahel 5 Stiles Jr. [148] (Asahel 4 , Moses 3 , Samuel 2 ? 
Robert 1 ), was born in Lyndeborough, N. H., Oct. 20, 1783 ? 
m. Urana Johnson. They lived in Troupsburgh, Steubeu Co.? 
N. Y., until the fall of 1814, when they rem. to Bath township, 
Ohio. He d. in Miami, Ohio, and is buried in the same grave- 
yard with his sister Rhoda and bro. Daniel; he was a farmer. 

Children (first 2 b. in Troupsburgh, the rest in Ohio): 

291. I. Abram 6 ,b. Jan. 1,1806; m. Sarah Martin. Family 67. 

292. II. Ezra 6 , b. March 2, 1809; m. Tessy Cox. Family 68. 

293. III. Anna 8 . 

Sarah Jane Tatin [adopted dau.]. 

294. IV. Asahel Johnson 6 . 

295. V. Edith 6 . 

296. VI. Uri 6 . 

One of the daus., else the adopted dau., m. a Stimpson. 



Massachusetts Family. 491 

Family 27. 

297. Benjamin 5 Stiles [157] (Asahel 4 , Moses 3 , Samuel 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was born in Addison, Steuben Co., ~N. Y., about 
1788, probably; in. Hannah Helmer; lived after bis marriage 
in Bath, Greene Co., Ohio, and d. there. His wife and one 
son are buried with him at Bath. He was a farmer : 

Children : 

298. I. Cassie 6 . 

299. II. Ehoda 6 . 

300. III. Harriet 6 . 

301. IY. Harrison 6 . 

302. V. Andrew 6 ; had 4 wives. 

303. YI. Delia 6 . 

304. YII. Polly 6 ; d. se. abt. 18 . 

305. VIII. Benjamin 6 . 

306. IX. William 6 . 

307. X. Marion 6 . 



Family 28. 

308. Joshna 5 Stiles [161] (Isaac 4 , Samuel 3 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), 
was born March 30, 1779 (prob. at "Willington, Conn.); m. 
Charlotte Bronson (b. Aug. 13, 1783) of Vernon, Conn. 
After the birth of their oldest child, they rem. to Hartford, 
Washington Co., 1ST. Y., where they res. during the remainder 
of their lives. Mr. Stiles was a farmer. At the funeral of 
Mrs. Charlotte Stiles, who d. Sept. 23, 1837, a sermon was 
preached from Rev. 16: 15, " Blessed is he that watcheth and 
keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his 
shame." Joshua Stiles d. Feb. 4,1864, aged 85 years. Before 
his death he requested that the hymn, " Rock of ages cleft for 
me," might be sung at his funeral. 

Children (all excepting the eldest, born at Hartford, N. Y.): 

309. I. Augustus 6 , b. July 7, 1803; m. Nancy Maria Austin. 

Family 69. 

310. II. Isaac 6 , b. April 20, 1805; d. 1813. 

311. III. Abigail 6 , b. Aug. 31,1806; m. John Gilinan; d. 

Jan. 24, 1879, se. 72 years(?); " She was a very 
devout Christian woman ; no children." 



492 Stiles Genealogy. 

312. IY. William 6 , b. Feb. 2, 1808; m. Betsey Eldredge. 

Family 70. 

313. Y. Lucy Eddy 6 , b. June 16, 1809; m. Sept. 28, 1831, 

Harper R. Walworth, who was born at Hoosick, 
N. Y., and died at the same place, Feb. 4, 1865. 
During their married life the Walworths resided 
on a portion of the Walworth homestead. Mrs. 
Lncy Walworth is now (1885) living with her 
son at North Bennington, Yt. Issue : 

314. i. Charlotte M. 7 , b. July 11, 1832 ; m. B. F. 

Cowan, Mch. 9, 1859; res. (1885) at 
Shushan, N. T. Issue : (1) Frank 
Arthur 8 (Cowan), b. Apr. 20, 1860; d. 
Jan. 10, 1864 ; (2) Eva Mary 8 (Cowan), b. 
July 17, 1864 ; m. J. W. Rice of Cam- 
bridge, N. Y. ; a printer ; res. Cambridge. 
Child: (a) Geo. W. 9 (Rice), b. Mch. 
13, 1885; (3) Walworth 8 (Cowan), b. 
Oct. 4, 1865; d. Mch. 18, 1866; (4) 
Georgie Burns 8 (Cowan), b. Apr. 3, 1867. 

315. ii. Sarah A. 7 , b. Sept. 13, 1833 ; m. Rev. H. 

B. Thayer, D. D., Apr. 11. 1855, who 
was born at Heath, Mass., July 13, 1829. 
They res. (1886) at Guthrie Centre, Iowa. 
Issue : (1) Edwin Haven 8 (Thayer), b. at 
Belfast, N. Y., Feb. 24, 1856 ; (2) Emma 
Susan 8 (Thayer), b. in Oakland, Livings- 
ton Co., N. Y., Jan. 19, 1860; d. May 
14, 1860 ; (3) David W. 8 (Thayer), b. at O., 
May 27, 1861 ; (4) Mabel Sarah 8 (Thayer), 
b. at Kankakee, 111., Feb. 4, 1868. 

316. iii. Harper R 7 , Jr., b. Oct. 22, 1834 ; d. Mch. 

20, 1836. 

317. iv. Lucy J. 7 , b. Nov. 29, 1835. 

318. v. Catharine D. 7 , b. Aug. 22, 1839 ; m. Walter 

G. Stoddart, Apr. 5, 1877; address 
(1885) 287 Adams street, Brooklyn, N. Y. 

319. vi. George W. 7 , b. Dec. 11, 1841 ; m. Edna S. 

Hakes, Dec. 25, 1867; res. (1885) at 
North Bennington, Yt. Child: (1) Alice 
M. 8 (Walworth), b. Oct. 1, 1881. 



Massachusetts Family. 493 

320. vii. Charles E. 7 , b. June 8, 1853 ; m. Georgia 

A. McKiimon, May 31, 1877. 

321. VI. Almira 6 , b. Aug. 25, 1813. 

322. VII. Samuel 6 , b. June 22, 1815; m. Mary Underbill. 

Family 71. 

323. VIII. Lydia Ann 6 , b. Jan. 25, 1817 ; m. (1) Barton Cole, 

who d. Nov. 17, 1852; m. (2) Lansing Hills, 
who d. Jan. 30, 1885. Mrs. Hills resided for 
upwards of 30 years at Cohoes, Albany Co., N. 
Y., and is much beloved and respected. She has 
no children. 

324. IX. Juliette B. 6 , b. Jan. 13, 1819; m. Mr. Haynes. 

She is now (1885) a widow and res. in Delaware; 
2 children ; 1 dec'd. 

325. X. Hosea 6 , b. Sept. 22, 1821 ; d. in New York of 

consumption. He was connected with the steam- 
boat business. He is said to have been of a 
kind and jovial disposition. 

326. XL Joshua 6 , Jr.,' b. July 20, 1824; m. Eliza Cowan. 

Family 72. 



Family 29. 

327. Samuel 5 Stiles [163] (Isaac 4 , Samuel 3 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), 
was born (at Wellington, Conn., probably) June 2, 1783 ; m. 
(1) ; (2) Calista Heath, Oct. 2, 1825. 

Children (by 1st marriage) : 

328. I. Sally 6 ; m. Eli C. Beatty, May 18, 1841. 

329. II. Catharine W. 6 ; m. John H. Holmes. 

330. III. Faith 6 ; m. Robert H. Beatty, May 9, 1844. 

331. IV. Samuel 6 . 
By 2nd marriage : 

332. V. Sophronia 6 ; m. Philo Wright. 

Family 30. 

333. Seth 5 Stiles [165] (Isaac 4 , Samuel 3 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), 
was born (at Wellington, Conn., probably), Sept. 29, 1787; m. 
Rachel Gaylord of Bristol, Conn., Sept. 28, 1817. He lived 
at Wellington, Conn. 



494 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children : 

334. I. Lucy Gaylord 6 , b. Nov. 1, 1818. 

335. II. Lydia Ann 6 , b'. Nov. 15, 1820; m. John B. 

Wheeler. 

336. III. Esther Parker 6 , b. Jan. 18, 1823; in. Ebenezer 

Rolbbins. 

337. IY. Andrew 6 , b. July 16, 1834; m. Susan Francis 

Clark. Family 73. 



Family 31. 

338. Gould 6 Stiles Jr. [177] (Gould 4 , Samuel 3 , Samuel 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was born (at Willington, Conn., probably) Apr. 21, 
1784 ; m. (1) Alice (dau. of Ruf us) Glass, who d. 1810 ; m. (2) 
wid. Laura (Haynes) Huntington, sister to Hezekiah Haynes, 
of Middletown, Yt.; resided at Wells, Rutland Co., Yt. His 
place was in the north part of the town. He died in 1867, 
se. 83 years. During the summer of 1884 a son of his visited 
Wells and placed a stone at his father's grave. [The above 
account of Gould Stiles Jr., as well as the accompanying 
record, was furnished in 1884 by the town clerk of Wells, 
Yt.] 

Children (by 1st marriage) : 

339. I. Andrew 6 , b. previous to 1810 ; res. (1884) in Illi- 

nois. 
By 2d marriage : 

340. II. Bacchus R. 6 ; m. Rhoda, dau. of Elijah Pray. He 

left town (Wells) in 1856 ; d. (abt. 1882 or 1883 
prob.) in Kansas of a cancer. 

341. III. Sanford 6 ; went to Mich, and married. 

342. IY. Alice 6 ; m. Lorenzo D. Pember; she d. 1838. 

Issue : 

343. i. Ira 7 ; d. 1863, se. 31. 

344. Y. Mariam 6 ; m. as 2d wife Lorenzo D. Pember, 

moved to Mt. Tabor, Yt., where Mr. P. still 
resides, Mrs. Mariam P. having died. 

345. YI. Jerusha 6 ; m. Geo. W. Brown, of Middletown, Yt; 

she died . Child : 

346. i. George W. 7 Jr. 




JAMES STILES, Sr., Martinsburgh. 



Massachusetts Family. 495 



Family 32. 

347. Jared 5 Stiles [181] (John*, Kobert 3 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), 
was born in Tolland, Conn., Mch. 25, 1785 ; m. Sept. 11, 1803, 
Lois Warriner (born Nov. 21, 1786), of Wilbraham, Mass.,* 
and went the same year to Turin, Lewis Co., 1ST. Y. After re- 
siding there about 8 years, removed to Martin sbnrgh in the 
same county, settling on the farm now owned by his son 
D wight. 

Jared Stiles died Sept. 15, 1837. Mrs. Lois (Warriner) 
Stiles died Aug. 11, 1884. 

Children : 

348. I. Belinda 6 , b. Nov. 28, 1809; m. Jason Farr ; set- 

tled on a farm at E. Martinsburgh, N. Y.; had 
no children, but adopted three ; she d. Mch. 20, 
1875. After her death Mr. Farr went to Sioux 
City, where he d. in 1884. 

349. II. Jared 6 , b. Sept. 23, 1811; m. Fanny Mills. 

Family 74. 

350. III. Alfred 6 , 'b. Apr. 6, 1813; d. Aug. 30, 1815. 

351. IV. Alfred 6 , b, Apr. 5, 1815; m. Harriet Squires. 

Family 75. 

352. V. Mary 6 , b. July 20, 1817; d. Sept. 28, 1834. 

353. YI. Anson 6 , b. Mch. 23, 1820; d. May 2, 1820. 

354. YII. Dwight 6 , b. Apr. 22,1825; m. Lucretia J. Stanton. 

Family 76. 



Family 33. 

355. Solomon 5 Stiles [182] (John 4 , Robert 3 , Samuel 2 , Rob- 
ert 1 ), probably born between 1785 and 1790; m. Anna Wood- 
ruff (or Woodworth); rem. from West Turin, Lewis Co., N. 
Y., to Michigan. Both died before 1842; so says one account; 
another says he is dead, and his widow married again. 

Children : 
356. I. Solomon 6 . [One account gives Davey as the name 
of the eldest child, and says he d. in Mich; num.] 

* Wilbraham, Conn. , was given in the record sent, hut it was a mistake, 
undoubtedly, as there is no such town in Conn, that; we can find. — Author. 



496 Stiles Genealogy. 

« 

357. II. Laura Ann 6 , b. May 4, 1817, in Turin, Lewis Co., 

N. Y.; m. (1) about 1835 or '6, Hubbard. 

who d. 1841 or '2; in. (2) fm. C. Hubbard 
(bro. to her 1st husband) in Position, N. Y., 
Mch., 1850. She d. at Angola, Ind., Sept., 1881. 
Issue (by 1st marriage): 

358. i. Bradley 7 , b. at Toledo, O., 1840; wounded 

at Pittsburg Landing; d. of his wounds 
at Cincinnati, O. 
By 2nd marriage : 

359. ii. Augustus 7 , b. Jan. 6, 1851; m. Labare; 

has : (1) Ella 8 (Hubbard); res. at Chicago, 

360. iii. Jason Farr 7 , b. Nov. 15, 1853; cooper; m. 

Julia Conklin; res. Toledo, O.; 5 chil. 

361. iv. Mary 7 , b. Sept. 23, 1856; m. Slattery, 

1877. Issue: (1) Wert 8 (Slattery), b. 
1878; (2) Minnie 8 (Slattery), b. 1880; (3) 
— 8 . Mrs. S. is a widow; milliner at 



Pleasant Lake, Ind. 



362. III. Mary 6 . 

363. IY. Stuart 6 . 

364. Y. William 6 . 



Family 34. 

365. David Allis 5 Stiles [183] (John 4 , Robert 3 , Samuel 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was born at Bolton, Conn., April 19, 1792 {Bolton 
Records)', m. Nancy, dau. of Joel and Mercy (Clark) Wood, 
July 5, 1819, at Constableville, Lewis Co., N. Y. She was b. 
at Middletown ? Conn., Feb. 28, 1783. 

Mr. Stiles aided to build the Rome and Turin turnpike, and 
owned the road when the plank road company was formed, 
and gave it to that company, also erected a steam sawmill to 
saw planks for the road, but died before it was completed. 

He was also a large butter and cheese manufacturer. He 
was an early settler of Lewis county. It is related of Mrs. 
Stiles that she was working at the cheese when the clergyman 
came to perform the marriage ceremony, and Mr. Stiles was 
more than a mile away, logging and clearing upon a piece of 



Massachusetts Family. 497 

new laud of about 20 acres, upon which to locate their new 
home. 

Mr. David A. Stiles d. April 19, 1848, se. 56 years. Mrs. 
Nancy (Wood) Stiles d. Apr. 24, 1863, se. 80 years. 

Children (b. at Constableville, N. Y.): 

366. I. John C. 6 , b. Feb. 28, 1821; m. Sally Ann Miller. 

Family 77. 

367. II. Bradford 6 , b. Dec. 1, 1822; m. Susan A. Olney. 

Family 78. 

Family 35. 

368. Timothy 5 Stiles [184J (John 4 , Kobert 3 , Samuel 2 , Rob- 
ert 1 ), was born at Bolton, Conn., Apr. 15, 1795 (Bolton Rec- 
ords)', m. at Stafford, Conn., May 15, 1814, Elizabeth (dau. 
of Dea. Timothy) Johnson, who was born at Middletown, 
Conn., May 25, 1789. He was a blacksmith and farmer most 
of his life, but for the last 16 years was IT. S. mail contractor 
and carrier, in the performance of which duty it is estimated 
that during that period he traveled a distance equal to more 
than eight times around the globe. Every duty was faithfully 
performed. His last trip was made June 30, 1884, and he died 
Sept. 14 of the same year. 

Children : 

369. I. Eliza Ann 6 , b. April 21, 1815 ; m. Sept. 21, 1834, 

Sylvester Goodrich, who was born in Turin, 

Lewis Co., N. Y., May 8, 1809, and died ; 

she resided in Cleveland, Ohio, and died there 
Nov. 15, 1888. Issue : 

370. i. George Elliott 7 , b. July 7, 1835 ; died May 

9, 1889 ; served 3 years in the army dur- 
ing the late war; was of the company 
detailed to do escort duty to the remains 
of President Lincoln from Washington to 
Springfield, 111. He received a medal, 
by order of Congress, for the faithful per- 
formance of duty. Since the close of the 
war has served on police department in 
Cleveland, Ohio ;;also as detective in same 
department; is now (1886) agent of the 
63 



498 Stiles Genealogy. 

Humane Society at C. He is a member 
and officer in the M. E. church, at Cleve- 
land. He married Oct. 13, 1859, Rebecca, 
dau. of Wm. and Eleanor (Simmons) Col- 
yer. b. in Irvinghoe, Buckinghamshire, 
England, Aug. 22, 1837 ; she died Sept. 
11, 1885. Issue: (1) Mary Eleanor 8 
(Goodrich) and (2) Myra Maria 8 (Good- 
rich), twins, b. July 28, 1861. Mary 
Eleanor m. Sept. 24, 1884, Gustav Adolph 
Sohl, a wholesale druggist, son of George 
and Anna Maria Sohl. He was born in 
Cleveland, Ohio, Jan. 5, 1837. Issue : 

(1) Walter Elliott 9 (Sohl), b. April 3, 1886; 

(2) Howard 9 (Sohl), b. March 8, 1888. 
Myra M. 8 Goodrich m. Harry Dixon (son 
of Edward and Rebecca), Sept. 24, 1884; 
he b. July 30, 1857, in Cleveland, Ohio. 
He is now (1886) clerk of the board of 
education at Cleveland. Children : (a) 
May Rebecca 9 (Dixon), b. in C, Oct. 4, 
1885; (b) Elliott 9 (Dixon), b. Sept. 18, 
1888; (3) George Wm. 8 (Goodrich), b. 
March 22, 1868 ; is a clerk and book- 
keeper at Cleveland ; (4) Nettie 8 ; (5) 
Nellie 8 (Goodrich), twins, b. March 13, 
1870 ; d. Julv following; (6) Mabel Ger- 
trude 8 (Goodrich), b. March 16, 1878. 

371. ii. William 7 , b. in Brunswick, Medina Co., 

Ohio, June 4, 1839. He was a mail con- 
tractor, and for years bandied all the mail 
that arrived in or left Cleveland by rail, 
and was always true to his trust. He m. 
July 4, 1860, Angeline (dau. of Rufns) 
Carpenter, b. in Brunswick, Ohio, Oct. 
29, 1841. He died Nov. 1, 1881. Issue 
(b. in Brunswick, Ohio) : (1 ) Frank Sie- 
gel 8 (Goodrich), b. Oct. 2, 1862 ; m. June 
6, 1889, Stella M. Bernus, dan. of Jotham 
Bemus of Bemus Point, Lake Chautau- 
qua, N. Y.; she was b. Sept. 15, 1870; 



Massachusetts Family. 499 

is a mail messenger ; (2) Edith Florence 8 
(Goodrich), b. April 1, 1864 ; d. Feb. 1, 
1880; (3) Helen Maude 8 (Goodrich), b. 
Feb. 28, 1866 ; m. Oct., 1885, Benjamin 
Wildman Browne, son of John and Re- 
becca Wildman Browne, b. in Ingleton, 
West Biding, Yorkshire, England, Dec. 
2, 1863. He is a book-keeper and pho- 
nographer ; (4) Clarke Norton 8 (Good- 
rich), b. Oct. 16, 1874. Issue : (1) Stuart 
Wildman 9 (Browne), b. Oct. 3, 1888. 

372. iii. Mary Elizabeth Annette 7 , b. in Brunswick, 

Ohio, Feb. 10, 1843 ; d. May 1, 1858 ; 
was a member of the Methodist Episcopal 
church. 

373. iv. Jane Belinda Ann 7 , b. in Brunswick, Ohio, 

March 12, 1847 ; res. with her aunt, 314 
St. Clair street, Cleveland, Ohio ; unm. 

374. II. Emeline 6 , b. March 6, 1818 ; for years was engaged 

as a teacher, but for the last few years has found 
other employment ; res. Cleveland, Ohio. 



Family 36. 

375. Elf Stiles [186] (Renben 4 , John 3 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), 
was born at Wilton, Saratoga Co., N. T., Jan. 26, 1789; m. 
April 30, 1816, Acsah Phillips of Northumberland, N. T. 
They resided in Wilton, and Mr. Stiles died there in 1883. 

Children (this record is taken from the 1st edition of Mass. 
Stiles Fam.) : 

376. I. Henrietta 6 , b. March 29, 1817; died Sept. 16, 1844. 

377. II. Louise 6 , b. Dec. 7, 1819 ; was living (1885) at Wil- 

ton, N. Y. 

378. III. Ann Eliza 6 , b. June 25, 1826. 

379. IV. Northrop 6 , b. Jan. 11, 1832; res. (1885) at Wilton, 

N. Y. 

380. Y. Harriet Olivia 6 , b. Oct. 26, 1834; d. Oct. 17, 1854. 



500 Stiles Genealogy. 

Family 37. 

381. Johnson 6 Stiles [187] (Reuben 4 , John 3 , Samuel 2 , Rob- 
ert 1 ), was born at Wilton, Saratoga Co., N. Y., Sept. 16, 1790. 
Children : 

382. I. Keuben 6 . 

383. II. Elias 6 . 

384. III. Philip 6 . 

385. IY. Adeline 6 ; m. Nathan Wheeler; res. (1886) at 

Weymouth, Wayne Co., Ind. 

Family 38. 

386. Reuhen 5 Stiles [188] (Keuben 4 , John 3 , Samuel 2 , Rob- 
ertj), was born at Wilton, Saratoga Co., K Y., June 11, 1792; 
m. (1) Amy M— (b. Dec. 1, 1801), who died Feb. 23, 1831 ; 
(2) Amy Newland (b. in Saratoga Co., N. Y., Sept. 3, 1805), 
Oct. 14, 1832. 

In 1846 Mr. Stiles removed from Saratoga Co., IS". Y., to 
Unadilla, Mich., where he bought 80 acres of land with a large 
barn and a log house. Twenty acres of his land had been 
cleared, 20 acres chopped over, and the remainder was timber 
and marsh. In the clearing, a few apple trees had been 
planted. 

Mr. Stiles died Aug. 3, 1874, se. 82 yrs. 1 mo. 2 days. Mrs. 
Amy (JSTewland) Stiles d. Jan. 8, 1875, ae. 69 yrs.; both are 
buried at Putnam, Livingston Co., Mich. 

Children (by 1st marriage, born at Wilton, 1ST. Y.): 

387. I. Angeline 6 , b. Oct. 3, 1819; d. Aug. 15, 1821. 

388. II. Adeline 6 , b. Aug. 26, 1822; m. Absalom P. Hugh- 

son, Oct. 26, 1848. She d. Jan. 15, 1854, and 
is buried by her parents at Putnam, Mich. 
By 2d marriage : 

389. III. John A.f, b. Sept. 3, 1833; m. Mary J. Pangburn, 

Jan. 1, 1875 ; res. (1885) at Iosco, Livingston 
Co., Mich. When a child of 8 years, Mr. Stiles 
received an injury to one of his legs which made 
him a cripple for life. He resided at home with 
his parents until their death. In May, 1875, he 
sold the home farm, paid his sisters their share 



Massachusetts Family. 501 

of the property, and bought the place (40 acres) 
on which he now resides. He has no children. 

390. IV. Mary E. 6 , b. Feb. 19, 1835; m. William A. Schoon- 

over, farmer, Mch. 13, 1859. They removed in 
1865 to Idaner, Clay Co., Kans. No children. 

391. Y. Martha A. 6 , b. Oct. 21, 1838; m. William Wallace, 

May 22, 1859. They lived on a farm in Una- 
dilla, Mich., until 1879, when they removed to 
Idaner, Clay Co., Kans. Issue: 

392. i. Frank 7 ; about 18 years old (1885). 

393. ii. Bert 7 ; about 16 years old (1885). 



Family 39. 

394. Isaac 5 Stiles [189] (Reuben 4 , John 3 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), 
was born at Wilton, Saratoga Co., JSf. Y., Aug. 23, 1T94; m. 
Laura Sherman (b. Feb. 7, 1804) Jan. 6, 1820. They lived 
at Wilton. Mr. Stiles d. at W., Sept. 8, 1868. Mrs. Laura 
(Sherman) Stiles d. Oct. 5, 1884. 

Children (all born in Wilton) : 

395. I. Mary Ann 6 , b. Apr. 21, 1822; m. Fred. More- 

Louse. 

396. II. Angeline 6 , b. Apr. 11, 1824 ; m. Isaac George. 

Issue : 

397. i. John 7 . 

398. ii. James 7 . 

399. III. James D. 6 , b. July 11, 1826; m. Catharine Esmond. 

Family 79. 

400. IY. Susan 6 , b. May 21, 1828 ; d. Sept. 26, 1868 ; unm. 

401. Y. John H. 6 , b. Dec. 14, 1830 ; m. Laura Scribner. 

Family 80. 

402. YI. Ann Elizabeth 6 , b. Mch. 21, 1834; m. Amasa C. 

Kenyon (b. Dec. 18, 1833), Sept. 24, 1856. 
Res. Fowlerville, Mich. Issue (born in Oak- 
land Co., Mich.) : 

403. i. Susie Jane 7 , b. Sept. 24, 1862. 

404. ii. Laura Winnie 7 , b. May 23, 1865. 

405. iii. Jay A. 7 , b. May 23, 1870. 

406. iv. Ernest 7 ; dec'd. 

407. VII. William 6 , b. Oct. 23, 1836; m. Jane Carr. Family 

81. 



502 Stiles Genealogy. 

408. VIII. Lewis 6 , b. Oct. 10, 1838; m. Elizabeth De Witt; 

res. Wilton, 1ST. Y. 

409. IX. Emeline 6 , b. Sept. 3, 1843; m. John Buchanan. 

Issue : 

410. i. Mary 7 . 

411. X. Delia M. 6 , b. May 20, 1846 ; m. Jay De Witt. 

Issue : 

412. i. Greorge 7 . 



Family 40. 

413. Peter 5 Stiles [191] (Reuben 4 , John 3 , Samuel 2 , Eobert 1 ), 
was born at Wilton, Saratoga Co., E". Y., Mch. 1, 1801; m. 
Feb. 20, 1830, Eliza, dau. of Absalom and Marvel (Stiles) dau. 
of Israel aud Anna (Stiles) Perry of Wilton, N. Y. Eliza 
Perry was born Oct. 1, 1807, and' died Sept. 26, 1868. Peter 
Stiles died at Wilton, July 27, 1873. 
Children : 

Amanda 6 ; dec'd. 

Oscar F. 6 , b. abt. 1834 ; res. (1886) at Saratoga 
Springs, N. Y. He taught school at S. for 7 
years; was school commissioner for Saratoga 
county 6 years. 
Harrison 6 ; is in South America. 
Marvel 6 ; not living. 

Suzette 6 ; m. Willard ; res, (1886) in Kansas. 

Antoinette 6 ; not living. 

Warren P. 6 ; res. (1886) on the homestead, Wilton, 
N. Y. 



Family 41. 

421. John 5 Stiles [192] (Reuben 4 , John 3 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 )' 
was born at Wilton, Saratoga Co., K". Y., July 27, 1804 ; m* 
Phebe Shearer. In 1857, and afterward, John Stiles lived 
at Tippecanoe, Ind. He died Apr. 5, 1886, prob. at Lafayette, 
Ind. 

Children : 
422. I. Cynthia Jane 6 ; m. James Jones; was living (June, 
'1886) at Brookston, Ind. 



414. 


I. 


415. 


II. 


416. 


III. 


417. 


IV. 


418. 


V. 


419. 


VI. 


420. 


VII. 



Massac/msetts Family. 503 



Family 42. 

423. David B. 5 IStiles [193] (Eeuben 4 , John 3 , Samuel 2 , 
Kobert 1 ), waa born at Wilton, Saratoga Co., N. Y., Oct. 12, 
1806 ; m. Celestia Sherman (b. in Greenfield, Saratoga Co., N. 
Y., Sept. 20, 1809), Feb. 11, 1838. He was a farmer, and 
lived for some years at Wilton ; rem. after 1850 to Smithville, 
Chenango Co., N. Y., where he died Apr. 30, 1873. His 
widow survives him (1886) at Smithville. 

Children (all except the youngest born at Wilton, N. Y.) : 

424. I. Jared 6 , b. Mch. 16, 1839 ; d. Sept. 24, 1855. 

425. II. Henry B. 6 , b. May 15, 1841 ; d. Feb. 21, 1844. 

426. III. Celia 6 , b. Apr. 30, 1843 ; m. Mch. 5, 1870, Fred- 

erick Brighani ; has 4 children. 

427. IV. George C. 6 , b. July 12, 1846; is a farmer; unm. 

428. Y. Charles K. 6 , b. Aug. 19, 1848. 

429. VI. Edgar E. 6 , b. May 29, 1850 ; m. Sarah L. Wilcox. 

Family 82. 

430. VII. Lena 6 , b. Feb. 27, 1855, at Smithville, Chenango 

Co., N.Y. 



Family 43. 

431. Henry 5 Stiles [194] (Reuben 4 , John 3 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), 
was born at Wilton, Saratoga Co., N. Y., July 7, 1809; m. 



Alma 


Nash ; lived at Unadilla, Mich. 


Children : 


432. 


I. Emily 6 ; m. Joel Harris ; has 4 chil. 


433. 


II. Amelia 6 ; m. John Wallace ; res. Fowlerville, 




Mich. Issue : 


434. 


i. James 7 . 


435. 


ii. Eddie 7 (or Edwin). 


436. 


iii. Willard 7 : 


437. 


iv. ISTora 7 . 


438. 


III. Augustus Henry 6 ; in. Sarah Hayes ; res. Lansing, 




Mich. 


439. 


IV. Mary 6 ; m. David Harris. Issue : 


440. 


i. Ira 7 . 


441. 


ii. Catie 7 . 



504 Stiles Genealogy. 

Family 44. 

442. Alvah 5 Stiles [196] (John 4 , John 3 , Samuel 2 , Eobert 1 ), 

was born at ; m. Hannah Brown in Kentucky. 

At the last accounts was living at Lawrenceville, Lawrence 
Co., 111. 

Children : 

443. I. Silas Jefferson"; has been County Clerk at Lawrence- 

ville, 111. 

444. II. Margaret Ann 6 . 

445. III. Amanda Jane 6 . 

446. IV. Walter Scott 6 . 

447. V. Lucinda 6 . 

448. YI. Richard Luther 6 . 

449. VII. Lydia 6 . 

Family 45. 

450. Volney 5 Stiles [208] (Peter 4 , John 3 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), 
was born at Howell, Mich., Apr. 16, 1811; m. (1) Mary Page, 
Dec. 18, 1834; (2) at Grand Blanc, Mich., Jan. 28, 1840, Rhoda 
(dau. of Thomas) Dayton of Landgate, Vt., where she was b. 
Dec. 2, 1805. They were residing, 1884, at Howell, Mich. 
Mr. Stiles died Apr. 4, 1890, from the effects of la grippe. 

Child (by 1st marriage): 

451. I. Caroline Electa 6 , b. Dec. 25, 1835; m. Oliver 

Bently of Medina, Lenawee Co., Mich. 
By 2nd marriage: 

452. II. Thomas Peter 6 , b. Oct. 13, 1842; m. Wealthy A. 

Whittemore. Family 83. 

453. III. Mary S. 6 , b. Nov. 16, 1844; m. Jno. D. Light in 

Munday, Mich., May, 1865; res. (1885) at Averill, 
Midland Co., Mich. Issue (all excepting youngest 
b. at Munday): 

454. i. Ada L. 7 , b. Apr. 1, 1866. 

455. ii. Walter T. 7 , b. Nov. 22, 1867. 

456. iii. Rhoda W. 7 , b. Aug. 7, 1869. 

457. iv. Carrie E. 7 , b. Apr. 17, 1871. 

458. v. Nettie E. 7 , b. Sept. 22, 1873, at Grand 

Blanc, Mich. 



Massachusetts Famil/y. 505 

Family 46. 

459. Samuel Chapin 5 Stiles [211] (Peter 4 , John 3 , Samuel 2 , 
Eobert 1 ), was born Feb. 14, 1819; married Phidelia, dau. of 
Samuel and Polly (Kinney) Stone, Mch. 21, 1847. He died 
Feb. 14, 1854, and bis widow married (2) his brother, John W. 
Stiles, and now resides at Fowlerville, Mich. 

Children of Samuel and Phidelia (Stone) Stiles : 

460. I. Leslie Jackson 6 , b. Mch. 15, 1848; m. Florence 

Pratt. Family 83. 

461. II. Ekin Ulysses 6 , b. Aug. 27, 1849; m. Harriet Pray. 

Family 84. 

462. III. Wilbert Chapin 6 , b. Aug. 31, 1852; m. Luella Her- 

bert. Family 86. 



Family 47. 

463. John Willard 5 Stiles [212] (Peter 4 , John 3 , Samuel 2 , 
Robert 1 ), was born Feb. 10, 1822; m. Mrs. Phidelia (Stone) 
Stiles (widow of his brother, Samuel C), Jan. 26, 1855; resides 
(1885) at Fowlerville, Livingston Co., Mich. 

Mr. Stiles is justice of the peace, notary public, and drain 
commissioner, in and for Livingston Co., Mich. 

Children : 

464. I. Luther Marzena 6 , b. Feb. 1, 1856; m. Ardella Rich- 

mond. Family 87. 

465. II. Rolla K. 6 , b. Aug. 11, I860; d. Jan. 12, 1861. 

466. III. Yolney R. 6 , b. Sept. 3, 1865; in the employ of the 

Southern Pacific R. R. in Arizona, 1890. 

467. TV. Sybil Louisa 6 , b. Sept. 9, 1868. 



Family 48. 

468. Reuben 5 Stiles [213] (Peter 4 , John 3 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), 
was born July 28, 1825; married Jane Hopson of Castile, N. 
Y., Dec. 24, 1849. He was a joiner by trade; resided at Pike, 
N. T. He died Aug. 5, 1860. Mrs. Jane (Hopson) Stiles 
died Feb., 1862. 
64 



506 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children : 

469. I. Irving Marcellus 6 , b. Oct. 29, 1850; d. Sept. 1, 

1877. 

470. II. Alonzo Komeyn 6 , b. Apr. 15, 1852; m. Miss Bul- 

lock. Family 88. 

471. III. De Wilton Alburtis 6 , b. Jan. 15, 1856; res. (1883) 

at Perry, Wyoming Co., N. Y. 

Family 49. 

472. Dr. Thomas L. 5 Stiles [218] (Israel 4 Jr., Israel 3 , Sam- 
uel 2 , Eobert 1 ), was born in Caldwell, Warren Co., N". Y., Oct. 
19, 1824; m. (1) Mary Hack of Johnsburgh, Warren Co., N. 
Y.; m. (2) Mrs. Celia (Lamphere) Goodfellow. 

Dr. Stiles studied medicine with Dr. McNutt of Warrens- 
burgh, Warren Co., N. Y., and Dr. Griswold of Pottsville, of the 
same county, and received his diploma from the Fulton and 
Montgomery Medical Association. He res. (1886) at Saratoga 
Springs, 1$. Y. 

Child : 
473. I. Almira C; m. Elliott Noyes of Warrensburgh, 
N". Y., Jan. 27, 1884. 

Family 50. 

474. William Holt 6 Stiles [221] (Moses 5 Jr., Moses 4 Jr., 
Moses 3 , Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Lyndeborough, IS". H., 
Dec. 18, 1790; m. Lydia Story; rem. to Winhall, Vt., and d. 
there in 1870. Mrs. Stiles d. Jan., 1865. 

Children : 

475. I. Rhoda 7 , b. at Winhall, Vt., Dec. 8, 1814; d. 1832. 

476. II. Betsey C. T , b. at W., Oct. 26, 1816; m. Adams 

Chase ; res. in K". Y. 

477. III. Orrin Parker 7 , b. at W., Oct. 24, 1819; m. Jerusha 

Ann Wait and Mrs. Elizabeth A. Fish. Family 
89. 

478. IV. William Story 7 , b. at Stratton, Vt., Oct. 22, 1821; 

res. (1886)' at Winhall, Vt. 

479. V. Jeremiah Urias 7 , b. at Jamaica, Vt., Aug. 9, 1830; 

m. Malantha Elizabeth Moon. Family 90. 



Massachusetts Family. 507 



Family 51. 

480. Jeremiah 6 Stiles [223] (Moses 5 Jr., Moses* Jr., Moses 8 , 
Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), probably was born at Greenfield, N. H., 
or Winhall, Vt. He m. (1) Sybil Ann Philbrick of 

Mass., who d. in 1829; m. (2) . In 1823, lie rem. to 

Hendricks Co., Ind. [His relatives in New England, state 
that he went to Buffalo, N. Y . , where all trace of him was 
lost.] 

Two years after his arrival in Hendricks Co., Ind., he 
founded the town of Stilesville, which still bears his name. He 
d. in Savannah, Holt Co., Mo. (a small town near St. Joseph), 
and a few years later his 2nd wife was laid by his side. 

Children (by 1st marriage) : 

481. I. Luke 7 , b. April 2, 1817; a physician; res. (1858) 

Western, Mo. 

482. II. Jerusha 7 , b. July 19, 1818; m. Aug. 27, 1837, Jehu 

Hadley, a native of 1ST. C. In 1858, Mr. H. 
was a wealthy farmer, his farm being then worth 
over $20,000; having taken the premium for 
several years at the Ind. State Fair. They res. 
(1884) at Danville, the county seat of Hendricks 
Co., Ind. Issue: 

483. i. Nancy M. 8 , b. Oct. 5, 1838; m. Wm. M. 

Daggy, Jan. 29, 1857. 

484. ii. Mary T. 8 , b. Jan. 2, 1840. 

485. iii. Henry Clay 8 , b. May 22, 1842. 

486. iv. George H. 8 , b. April 10, 1844; d. in the late 

"War of the Rebellion. 

487. v. Sybil Ann 8 , b. May 14, 1846; d. 1870. 

488. vi. Marcus L. 8 , b. July 4, 1847; d. in the late 

war. 

489. vii. Alice Edney 8 , b. March 14, 1856. 

490. viii. Infant 8 ; d. soon. 

491. ix. Laura E. s 

492. x. John 8 ) . . 

493. xi. Jerusha 8 f twins - 

494. III. Theodore B. 7 , b. 1823; went west and d. in 1878, at 

Elks, Nevada, a village on the Union Pacific R. 
R.; num. 



508 Stiles Genealogy. 

495. IV. Sybil 7 , b. Jan. 30, 1827; in. (1) John Omelia, Jan. 

1, 1847; (2) Lewis P. Whicher; res. (1884) near 
Stilesville, Ind. Child (by 1st marriage): 

496. i. Ann Eliza 8 (Omelia). 
(By 2d marriage): 

497. V. Lewis C. 7 , b. at Stilesville, Ind. When he was 4 

years old his parents removed to Savannah, Mo. 
His present (1884) address is St. Joseph, Mo., 
where he is employed as a salesman at the whole- 
sale dry -goods establishment of E,. A. McDonald 
&Co. 



Family 52. 

498. Leonard 6 Stiles [240] (Aaron 6 , Moses 4 Jr., Moses 3 , 
Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), was born Oct. 20, 1806 ; m. in Greenfield, 
N. H., Nov. 18, 1828, Elvira (b. at Beading, Yt., April, 1811), 
dau. of Thomas and Polly (Rolfe) Dutton of Keading, Yt. 
He died at Peterboro, N. H., April 30, 1866. Mrs. Elvira 
(Dutton) Stiles was living (1884) at East Jaffrey, N. H. 

Children : 

499. I. Leonard Freeman 7 , b. April 24, 1830. 

500. II. Caroline Elvira 7 , b. Sept. 14, 1832 ; m. 1853, Daniel 

Hills. Issue : 

501. i. Daniel Freeman 8 , b. April 9, 1855. 

502. ii. Caddie Maria 8 , b. Feb. 21, 1860. 

503. III. Adeliza 7 , b. March 31, 1835 ; m. Thomas L. Beck 

with ; she died March 19, 1870. Issue : 

504. i. Juliette 8 , b. June 21, 1856. 

505. ii. Thomas Franklin 8 , b. Oct., 1864; d. Nov. 

5, 1870. 

506. iii. Elvira 8 , b. 1869 ; d. Dec, 1869. 

507. iv. Infant 8 ; died in a few hours. 

508. IY. Henry Franklin 7 , b. March 3, 1837; d. Dec. 4, 

1861 ; nnm. 

509. Y. Julia Ann 7 , b. April 29, 1839 ; d. Jan. 2, 1857. 

510. YI. Mary Eleanor 7 , b. Aug. 12, 1842 ; m. Leonard E. 

Bobbins, May 28, 1866; no children. 

511. VII. Sally Maria 7 , b. Dec. 9, 1844; d. Sept. 3, 1856. 

512. VIII. Georgiana 7 , b. Nov. 13, 1847; d. April 15, 1871. 



Massachusetts Family. 509 



Family 53. 

513. John 6 Stiles [244] (Aaron 8 , Moses 4 Jr., Moses 3 , Sam- 
uel 2 , Kobert 1 ) ; m. Esther Thompson of Topsham, Me., in 
Lowell, Mass. ; resided in Lowell. 

Children : 

514. I. George 7 . 

515. II. Frank 7 . 

516. III. Alfaretta Yincedora 7 . 

517. IY. Son 7 ; died in infancy. 



Family 54. 

518. Royal M. 6 Stiles [246] (Mesech W. 6 , John 4 , Moses 3 , 
Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), was born in Winhall, Yt., in 1814; m. 
Sallie Ann Sherwood, at Charlton, Saratoga Co., N. Y., in 1840. 
He died at Ballston, Saratoga Co., N. Y. 

Child : 
519. I. Amos Francis 7 . 



Family 55. 

520. Horace A. 6 Stiles [249] (John 5 Jr., John 4 , Moses 3 , 
Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), was born June, 1811, in Winhall, Yt. ; m. 
1840, Jane Ann Abeel of Malta, Saratoga Co., N". Y. (a de- 
scendant of the Yanschokanover family, who resided there at 
the time of the Indian Schenectady massacre). They resided 
in Ballston, Saratoga Co., N. Y., until 1865, when they re- 
moved to Eau Claire, Wis. ; res. (1887) at Augusta, Eau Claire 
Co., Wis. 

Children : 

521. I. Horace L. 7 , b. June 9, 1843 ; m. Stella Stiles and 

Sally Kiplinger. Family 91. 

522. II. Medora Ann 7 , b. at Ballston, N. Y., May 19, 1848 ; 

m. at B. Spa, Dr. C. C. Harris of Delevan, Wis., 
1864; res. (1884) at Citra, Marion Co., Fla. ; 
has 4 sous. 

523. III. Gustavns Orwell 7 , b. 1850 ; m. Lucina Isabel Gor- 

ton. Family 92. 



510 Stiles Genealogy. 

524. IV. John H. 7 , b. 1853 ; m. Corinna E. Meigs. Family 

93. 

525. V. Abby Jane 7 , b. at Ballston, N. Y., Nov. 12, 1856 ; 

m. in Eau Claire, Wis., 1878, Capt. W. W. 
Lea, now in lumber business at "Woodville Sta- 
tion, Croix Co., Wis. 

526. VI. Carrie Lily Isabel 7 , b. at Ballston, N. Y., Mch. 27, 

1859 ; m. Mch. 26, 1880, L. F. Clark, of Au- 
gusta, Wis., where they reside. 



Family 56. 

527. Daniel G. 6 Stiles [251] (John 5 Jr., John 4 , Moses 3 , 
Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Jamaica, Vt., in 1823 ; m. 
1845, Mrs. Philetta (dau. of Benjamin Cobb) Fuller, of Ja- 
maica, Yt. He removed to Eau Claire, Wis., in 1867, thence 
in 1869, to Augusta, Wis., where, in 1884, he still resided. He 
is a contractor and builder. 

Children (born at Jamaica, Yt.) : 

528. I. Stella L. 7 , b. Sept. 25, 1848; m. her cousin, Hor- 

ace L. Stiles. See Family 91. She died at Au- 
gusta, Wis., 1870. 

529. II. Fred. G. 7 , b. Mch. 1, 1856; d. at Eau Claire, Wis., 

1868. 



Family 57. 

530. Asahel Bradford 6 Stiles [257] (Asahel 5 , John 4 , Moses 3 , 
Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Tunbridge, Yt., May 24, 1817 ; 
m. Abigail L. Adams, April 5, 1843. She d. Nov. 18, 1884. 
Mr. Stiles still resides at Tunbridge, Yt. 

Children : 

531. I. Darwin L. 7 , b. Apr. 26, 1844 ; m. Fidelia R. Lin- 

coln. Family 94. 

532. II. Belle C. 7 , b. Oct. 27, 1847; m. Thomas Lynch ; 

res. (1887) in Colorado. Two children. 

533. III. Imogene Olivia 7 , b. Nov. 25, 1849 ; m. Ora H. 

Goodale; res. (1887) at Tunbridge, Vt. Five 
children. 



Massachusetts Family. 511 

534. IV. Maynard F. 7 , b. May 7, 1854; m. Ellen Field; res. 

(1887) in Colorado; is an ex-judge. 

535. Y. Fanny Susan 7 , b. Nov. 15, 185T; d. Mch. 10, 1882, 

se. 24 yrs. 3 mos. 25 days. 



Family 58. 

536. David Lysander 6 Stiles [259] (Asahel 5 , John 4 , Moses 3 , 
Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), was born at Tunbridge, Vt., Feb. 21, 1819; 
m. Augusta Phylura French, Aug. 1, 1850. Is a manufacturer 
of pig iron, stoves and hollow-ware, Rochester, K. Y.* 

Children : 

537. I. David L. 7 , b. Dec. 26, 1853. 

538. II. William Bradford 7 , b. Sept. 22, 1856. 



Family 59. 

539. John Miton 6 Stiles [260] (Asahel 5 , John 4 , Moses 3 , 
Samuel 2 ^ Robert 1 ), was born Jan. 13, 1821; m. Clementina M. 
Stafford of Green, Me., Sept. 28, 1847. In 1858, was a pro- 
duce dealer in Dubuque, Iowa. 

Children (all b. in Boston, Mass.): 

540. I. Clarence M. 7 , b. July 12, 1848. 

541. II. James Stafford 7 , b. Sept. 14, 1850. 

542. III. Bradford B. 7 , b. May 14, 1854. 



Family 60. 

543. William Lysander 6 Stiles [261] (Asahel 5 , John 4 , Moses 3 , 
Samuel 2 , Robert 1 ), was born Feb. 17, 1823; m. Betsey Ann 
Sargent of Springfield, Yt. In 1858, was a boot and shoe- 
maker at Windsor, Yt. It is said that he became insane. 

* Extract from a letter of D. L. Stiles to the author of the 1st edition of 
The Massachusetts Family of Stiles: 

"It is pleasant to trace back our descent to an honorable and illustrious 
ancestry, but what we are now is of far more consequence to each of us. 
And, if we can trace our relationship to Jesus Cbrist, and feel that He is 
our Elder Brother and our Saviour both here and in the world to come; 
that we are joint heirs with Him to the inheritance prepared by our Heav- 
enly Father for all that will come to Him through His dear Son, it will 
matter but little who was our great great great great-grandfather. With 
my best wishes for the success of your enterprise, I remain," etc. 



512 Stiles Genealogy. 

Children : 

544. I. Francis W. 7 , b. Dec. 27, 1849; m. Annie H. . 

Family 95. 

545. II. Ann Augusta 7 , b. June 24, 1852; d. Feb. 14, 

1853. 
54G. III. Clementina S. 7 , b. May 24, 1854 ; d. 1891. 
547. IY. Frederick M